Engaging Nonresident Fathers in Child Welfare Cases: A Guide for Attorneys Representing Public Child Welfare Agencies.

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Page Count
18
Year Published
2011
Author (Individual)
Kendall, Jessica R.
Pilnik, Lisa.
Chiamulera, Claire S.
Author (Organization)
National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System.
American Bar Association.
American Humane Association.
United States. Children's Bureau.
Resource Type
Report
Resource Format
PDF
This brief offers practical tools to agency attorneys on their role in better engaging fathers in child welfare court cases. It includes guidance on: Identifying and locating fathers; Resolving paternity issues; Assessing whether the father can be a placement or other support to the child; Establishing agency policies that promote father engagement.

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