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Title: Guardian Ad Litem Manual, First Edition
Author(s): B Williams; M Manasco; S Simpson; J Long; M Carswell; K Kirkland; A Brown; E Armacher; L Grantham; P Yates; Y
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 75
Sponsoring Agency: Alabama Children's Justice Task Force
Troy, AL 36082
Alabama Dept of Human Resources
Montgomery, AL 36130
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Alabama Children's Justice Task Force
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Troy, AL 36082
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual focuses on the rights of juveniles in delinquency and dependency cases and other juvenile proceedings, the rights of parents and guardians, and juvenile cases involving the appointment of a guardian ad litem.
Abstract: The manual is organized in several sections, the first of which deals with the juvenile's right to counsel and the rights of parents and guardians in delinquency and dependency cases and other juvenile proceedings. Subsequent sections provide guidelines for appointing a guardian ad litem in cases involving children, information on child maltreatment (sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and neglect), and suggestions to facilitate communication with children. The section on communication with children specifically looks at child development concepts, custody and visitation issues, and children as witnesses. Footnotes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Abused children; Child abuse; Child Sexual Abuse; Child victims; Guardian ad litem; Juvenile delinquents; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Juvenile victims; Parental rights; Right to counsel; Rights of minors
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