Juveniles In Custody Taught Parenting Skills

By Isaac Gonzalez  |  The Sacramento Press  —   The Sacramento County Probation Department recently passed the one-year anniversary of its participation in “Baby Elmo” classes for its juvenile residents. The program, designed in part by Georgetown University, teaches parenting skills to incarcerated juveniles with children. Naomi McCormack, who works with residents at the Youth Detention Facility, praised the […]

Posted Monday, February 28th, 2011

YLC, BALA and ACR Provide Alphabet Soup Training

YLC provided training on benefits for children in foster care to foster and adoptive parents and attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. The training, known as Alphabet Soup, conducted with Bay Area Legal Aid and the Alliance for Children’s Rights, was provided at the Family Resource Network in Oakland on February 9 and at […]

Posted Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Nebraska Legislation Based on Report Co-Authored by YLC

Nebraska Sen. Mark Christensen introduced a bill in the state legislature on January 19, 2011, that would require its Judiciary Committee to develop requirements for attorneys for children in dependency court, and to consider the recommendations made in a report co-authored by the Youth Law Center. The report and study, Evaluation of the Guardian ad […]

Posted Tuesday, February 8th, 2011