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March 28, 2008

Child Advocacy Experts to Speak at 2008 Oregon Child Advocacy Project Conference, “Putting the Puzzle Together,” April 5

The 2008 Oregon Child Advocacy Project Conference, “Putting the Puzzle Together: Cooperation, Conflict and Collaboration Among Juvenile Courts and Child Welfare Agencies,” is scheduled Saturday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Knight Law Center, located at 1515 Agate Street, in Eugene, Ore. 

Local and national child advocacy experts will discuss the overlapping authority between the juvenile court and Department of Human Services, how to make a positive impact on a decision with the agency, and what’s happening in other states that Oregon could emulate.

Confirmed speakers at the conference include:

  • Hon. Leonard Edwards, Judge-in-Residence, Center for Families, Children and the Courts, California Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Mark Hardin, J.D., Director, Child Welfare Project, American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
  • Hon. David Schuman, Oregon Court of Appeals

Registration deadline is Friday, March 28.  Online registration forms are available on the Child Advocacy Project Conference Web site.  Cost is $30 and includes lunch and materials.  CLE credit is available at an additional cost. 

 

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