Nebraska's Tool Kit for Systems Involved in the Education of Students in Out-of-Home Care

Tool C-2
Related Information/Links

Part Two: Child Welfare System
Section C. Court-Appointed Special Advocate Volunteers

The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to Court-Appointed Special Advocate Volunteers. Click on the headlines below to open each list of related materials.

Documents

Addressing the Educational Needs of Children in Foster Care: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children)
http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/justiceforchildren/PDF/EducationalNeeds.pdf

Ensuring the Healthy Development of Infants in Foster Care: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: Zero To Three Policy Center and Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children – January, 2004)
http://main.zerotothree.org/site/DocServer/Infant_Booklet.pdf?doc.ID=1847

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Courtroom Advocacy for the Education Needs of Children in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2010)
http://www2.americanbar.org/BlueprintForChange/Documents/qa_courtroom_advocacy_final.pdf

Learning Curves: Education Advocacy for Children in Foster Care
(Source: Kathleen McNaught and National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues)
http://www.casey.org/resources/initiatives/EndlessDreams/

Make a Difference in a Child's Life: A Manual for Helping Children and Youth Get What They Need in School – Advocating for Children and Youth Who are Out of Home or in Foster Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs and TeamChild – August, 2006)
http://www.ncsl.org/print/cyf/foster_care_education.pdf

Nebraska Revised Statutes: Selected Provisions Pertaining to Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
(Source: University of Nebraska – Lincoln's Center on Children, Families and the Law – 2009 Edition)
http://ccfl.unl.edu/publications/pdf/redbook-statutes.pdf

Nebraska Websites

Nebraska CASA Association
http://www.nebraskacasa.org/

National Websites

American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
http://www.abanet.org/child/education/

Casey Family Programs
http://www.aecf.org/

National CASA Association
http://casaforchildren.org

TeamChild (Washington State)
http://www.teamchild.org/

 

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