Improving Child Welfare Practice for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

June 20, 2018



Presenters:

  • Melissa Mangiaracina, JD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
  • Emily Butera, MA, Senior Policy Advisor, Migrant Rights and Justice, Women's Refugee Commission

Description:

This webinar will be aimed at informing child welfare services for immigrant communities. The presenters will combine their knowledge of domestic violence, immigration, and child welfare to help inform child welfare workers and other professionals on the unique challenges facing survivors simultaneously involved with child welfare and immigration enforcement proceedings. Finally, the webinar will suggest innovative ways to provide reasonable efforts to immigrant survivors involved with child welfare. (90 minutes)