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NCJ Number: 66941 Find in a Library
Title: NATIONAL DIRECTORY OF PROGRAMS PROVIDING COURT REPRESENTATION TO ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN
Corporate Author: American Bar Assoc
National Legal Resource Ctr for Child Advocacy and Protection
United States of America
Editor(s): S A GRAVELY
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Assoc
Washington, DC 20036
American Bar Assoc.
Washington, DC 20036
American Bar Endowment
Chicago, IL 60611
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROJECTS PROVIDING LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR MALTREATED CHILDREN ARE LISTED BY STATE IN A DIRECTORY PREPARED BY THE NATIONAL LEGAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR CHILD ADVOCACY AND PROTECTION.
Abstract: THE PROJECTS LISTED PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES TO ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN FOR WHOM THE COURTS APPOINT COUNSEL AND GUARDIANS AD LITEM. MOST OF THE PROJECTS ARE AFFILIATED WITH COURTS, LEGAL SERVICE AGENCIES, BAR ASSOCIATIONS, LAW SCHOOLS, OR PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICES. ALSO LISTED ARE NATIONAL LEGAL PROGRAMS PROVIDING TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO THE LOCAL PROJECTS. APPROXIMATELY 45 LOCAL PROJECTS AND 6 NATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE LISTED, WITH EACH ENTRY NOTING THE PROJECT TITLE, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND DIRECTOR. THE RESOURCE CENTER'S PLANS TO PUBLISH A STATE-BY-STATE ANALYSIS OF LAWS ON REPRESENTATION OF CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS ARE ALSO NOTED.
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Rights of minors; Youth advocates
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