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Juvenile and Family Law Symposium: A Child-Centered Approach to Child Advocacy

Event Date & Time: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:00am
Joi Taylor Powell, Esq., GAL Program Director
Contact Phone: 

Mail Registration: CFACC, 9300 Quincy Ave., 3rd Fl, Cleveland, OH 44106
E-Mail Registration: INFO@CFADVOCATES.ORG

 

Juvenile and Family Law Symposium: A Child-Centered Approach to Child Advocacy

Friday, December 8, 2017, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland OH 44115
 
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions, Joi Taylor Powell, Esq., GAL Program Director, Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. A Biographical Perspective of the Foster Care System Attorney Edward Gilbert, Owner of Edward L. Gilbert, Co., LPA and Author of Swallowing Nickels: A Memoir of a Welfare Child
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Professional Conduct: Detecting and Treating the Psychological Effects of Domestic Violence Involving Children, Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent, Clinical Director of Abraxas Cleveland Counseling Center
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

The GAL and Lawyer’s Role in Establishing, Enforcing and Terminating Child Support in Custody, Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Cases, Attorneys Leah Winsberg and Sarah Honig-Khouri, Cuyahoga County Public Defenders

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Strategies to Achieve a Child-Centered Approach to Advocacy in the Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Systems, Elsie Day, Consultant
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Professional Conduct: Access to Justice and Fairness in the Cuyahoga County Courts, Hon. Diane M. Palos, Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court Judge; Hon. Kristin W. Sweeney, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Administrative Judge; Hon. Rosemary Grdina Gold, Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court Administrative Judge

4:45 p.m.

Announcements and Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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