Who Should Be On the Committee?
Heldman, J. K. (2006). A guide to legal and policy analysis for systems integration. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America.
- Legal counsel associated with the participating organizations and agencies
- Attorneys working for legal organizations in your community that are directly involved with juveniles in both the dependency and delinquency arenas, including:
- Public defenders or other attorneys charged with representing juveniles in delinquency or dependency matters
- Attorneys representing local child welfare agencies and employees
- Prosecutors who charge juveniles in delinquency matters
- Those from within each agency who develop policy; this may be legal counsel or others within an administration
- Other professionals involved in law and policy regarding child welfare or juvenile justice in your community, including:
- Public officials, including judges
- Child advocates within the legal community
- Academic professionals such as law professors
- Non-legal professionals, such as administrators and line-level staff
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