Resources and information about the role of the courts in the child welfare system.
- Court processes
- Indian Child Welfare Act
- Attorney roles
- Confidentiality in court proceedings
- Special issues for courts
- Court improvement/court reform
- Court-child welfare agency collaboration
Engaging Fathers Considerations (PDF - 133 KB)
Describes strategies that judges can use to ensure fathers are engaged in child welfare cases.
Florida's Dependency Hearing Benchbook (PDF - 3,727 KB)
Dependency Court Improvement Panel (2011)
Provides information regarding legal and non-legal considerations in dependency cases. Contains promising and science informed practices, as well as a legal resource guide.