"Collaborating With Courts to Promote Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents"
The child welfare system must partner with legal professionals in order to truly support the families it serves. View the Children’s Bureau National Foster Care Month virtual event below in which Children's Bureau Associate Commissioner Jerry Milner led a panel discussion with Judge Trent Favre, and other special guests who share their perspectives on reunification successes attributed to child welfare and court collaboration in Hancock County, MS. Examine strategies for implementing cross-system collaboration with the legal community, and watch digital stories featuring family and court perspectives on how this partnership created systemic change.
The Children's Bureau, in partnership with the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative and Child Welfare Information Gateway, is pleased to offer this virtual event to highlight how the child welfare system can actively support the families in care.