This collection of essays by legal, child development, and child protection experts covers a wide range of current topics in the area of child welfare. Topics include "Child and Adolescent Mental Health," "Defining and Achieving Family Reunification," and "Sibling Issues in Child Welfare Practice."
This book takes an international approach to child protection and welfare law, with particular focus on the issues surrounding child citizenship and the plight of indigenous and non-national children. The majority of the essays in this book are written from a Anglo-American legal perspective.
Published by Lexis Nexis, this treatise provides a step-by-step guide to representing child clients in protective proceedings. The treatise begins with an issues that arise when "The Child's World Meets the Lawyer's World" and ends with details on "Leaving the Child's World." This book is a great resource for anyone interested in the unique issues associated with representing underage clients.
Part of the Aspen Casebook Series, this textbook covers the entire process of a juvenile justice case, from investigation to disposition. Although this is a textbook containing several different areas of children's law, an entire third of the book is devoted to discussion of juvenile justice issues.
The oldest organization in the U.S. of its kind, the CWLA is comprised of public and private agencies devoted to the protection of vulnerable children and provides a wealth of resources on child welfare advocacy.