Promoting Child and Family Well-Being through Civil Rights Compliance
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM ET
In 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS), and the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (DOJ) entered into a collaborative partnership to assist child welfare agencies and state court systems in meeting their responsibilities to promote the well-being of children and families while ensuring civil rights compliance. HHS and DOJ issued key guidance clarifying:
This webinar will focus on this guidance by linking Federal civil rights principles to child welfare practice. It will include a primer on Federal civil rights laws that protect children and families from discrimination in the child welfare system and examine discriminatory barriers found through HHS and DOJ enforcement work.