Posted 9/19/2022 By Esther Thomas, ACNJ Legal Intern, Summer ’22 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Over the past several years, those working on child abuse and neglect cases have raised public awareness concerning the overrepresentation of children of color involved with child protective services. This is not just an issue in New Jersey – it is a […]
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Safe Babies Court Team Approach is Working in NJ: Time to Expand
Posted 9/16/2022 By Mary Coogan, ACNJ Vice President The hard work and commitment of those involved in New Jersey’s child welfare system including Division of Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) staff, department leadership, attorneys, caretakers, service providers, judges, court staff and court volunteers has resulted in a steady and significant reduction in the number of […]
Special Education and the Role of the Parent (Spanish)
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 for Spanish-speaking families explains the kinds of services that are available and their rights regarding the implementation of these services.
Updated Special Education Guide Released
Special education can be a difficult process to navigate. ACNJ, with the generous support of The IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey, has released its updated Special Education Guide, helping parents and caregivers to understand their child’s education rights in New Jersey. Click on the page to flip to the next page.
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 […]