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CONFERENCE ADDRESSES
CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT
IN CHILD WELFARE

By Selena Stevens

 

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Citizens review panel coordinators will strategize about ways to encourage best practices within the panels.

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May 20, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- The University of Kentucky College of Social Work this week will host the conference, "Pipe Dream or Possibility: Citizen Involvement in Child Protective Services," May 22-23 at the Sheraton Suites in Lexington.

This conference will focus on citizen involvement in public child welfare.

Citizens review panel coordinators will strategize about ways to encourage best practices within the panels.

Workshops will address how citizens review panels can work effectively with state child protective services systems, the latest research on citizen involvement in public child welfare, how to recruit a diverse citizens review panel, and how to use legislation/advocacy to advance a panel.


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