This course informs participants about new laws that impact child welfare practice in the dependency court system. Content changes annually, with a typical focus being in the following areas:

  • Evidence for jurisdiction and disposition hearings
  • Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Parentage
  • Placement
  • Bypass provisions
  • Reunification and reasonable services
  • New Legislation

After participating in this course, successful participants will:

  • Gain a better understanding of the developing trends in the courts related to dependent children
  • Learn how new laws impact their work in child welfare services
Course Code
300480