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Child Protective Services, Kinship Care and Family Law Thousands of parents and caretakers, children, service providers, educators, attorneys, court staff and volunteers and others contact the KidLaw Resource Center for information and assistance, publications and training on legal issues affecting children. For questions regarding child protective services, kinship care and family law, email Center Director […]
After 38 Years of Service, Cecilia Zalkind, President and CEO of ACNJ, Announces Retirement
Dear Friend, As Chair of the Board of Trustees for Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ), we are announcing that after 38 years of service, current President and CEO Cecilia Zalkind will retire at the end of the year. During her tenure, Ceil has been one of New Jersey’s most influential leaders and greatest […]
Updated Kinship Legal Guardian (KLG) Guide Released!
Kinship Legal Guardianship (KLG) may be an option for certain Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) cases when the child has been under a resource parent’s care for a long time, and it is unlikely that the child will be able to be safely reunited with their parent. Learn about KLG and what it entails in […]
Special Education and the Role of the Parent
Students in special education are entitled to high school transition services as part of their IEP program to prepare them for life after high school. This presentation explains the kinds of services that are available and their rights regarding the implementation of these services.