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COVID-19 and Child Welfare Cases
By American Bar Association April 9, 2020
Former Stoneleigh Fellow Kathleen Creamer participated in a webinar highlighting the federal government’s recent guidance on emerging legal issues in child welfare cases.
This webinar highlights the federal government’s recent guidance on emerging legal issues in child welfare cases. The webinar also helps attorneys and judges apply that guidance in case-by-case decision-making on topics like visitation and family time, access to services in the case plan, due process and civil rights protections during remote court hearings, reasonable efforts findings, family reunification, termination of parental rights timelines, and other important aspects of a child welfare legal proceedings that may be affected by the pandemic.