"Every child deserves to grow, learn, and dream in a
supportive and loving environment. During National Foster Care Month, we
recognize the almost 400,000 young people in foster care and the foster
parents and dedicated professionals who are in their lives. We also
rededicate every child a sense of stability and a safe place to call
"While the number of young people in foster care has
fallen, those still there face many challenges, including finding
mentors to guide their transition into adulthood and getting the support
to make that transition a success. One third of foster children are
teenagers, in danger of aging out of a system that failed to find them a
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Summer Adoption Law Institute
Date: August 4 - 8, 2014
Capital University Law School
303 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio 43215MORE INFORMATION
Join fellow law students from across the country in this intensive week-long course dedicated to adoption law and related child protection issues. Learn about such topics as: the history of adoption law, the adoption process, wrongful adoptions, the impact of artificial reproductive technology, second parent adoptions, and much more! Hear from exciting guest speakers with expert knowledge in specific practice areas such as the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children. Listen to adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees share their personal journeys through the adoption process.
OHIO CHILD PROTECTION LAW REFORM INITIATIVE
Ohio Child Protection Law Reform Initiative is a ground-breaking effort
of the Subcommittee on Responding to Child Abuse, Neglect and
Dependency of the Supreme Court of Ohio Advisory Committee on Children,
Families, and the Courts aimed at responding to concerns about
inconsistent application of Ohio's child protection law and widely
differing approaches throughout the state in decision-making,
investigative practices and adjudication.
For more information on OCPLRI projects please visit www.ohiochildlaw.org/.