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November 30, 2015

Preparing Tanya for Adulthood: Transition Planning for Youth with Disabilities

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Youth with disabilities are significantly overrepresented in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, and many of them are not connected to critical support services to help them live independently as adults. To help child advocates better prepare youth with disabilities for adulthood, Juvenile Law Center is partnering with the Support Center for Child Advocates to produce a monthly webinar training series for child welfare and juvenile justice professionals in Pennsylvania.

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Mental Health Treatment|Older Youth with Disabilities|Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care)
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November 23, 2015

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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November 19, 2015

Extraordinary Before and After 40

posted by Executive Director Sue Mangold

Pictured above: Robert Scott, Board Member Elizabeth Scott, Executive Director Sue Mangold, and Board President Barry Zubrow at Juvenile Law Center's 40th Anniversary Dinner.

During the winter holidays, many of us gather to give thanks. I am especially grateful this holiday season as I return to the Juvenile Law Center family as the new Executive Director and reflect upon both its remarkable past and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. What I have recognized upon returning to Juvenile Law Center is that our everyday work is extraordinary!

Tags:40th Anniversary|Access to Education|Youth Fostering Change|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Juvenile Life Without Parole (JLWOP)|Juvenile Sex Offender Registration|News and Announcements|Older Youth with Disabilities|Youth Engagement Programs
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November 17, 2015

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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November 16, 2015

Foster Parents Need the Freedom to Be "Normal" Parents

posted by Juvenile Law Center
Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Normalcy for Foster Youth
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