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Guardians ad Litem: Peer to Peer Forum - 2023-2024 Discussions and Quarterly Calls

BWJP, in partnership with NCJFCJ, has created an online peer to peer forum for Guardians at Litem. Do you serve as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL)? Are you an attorney or advocate who works with GALs? Guardians ad litem serve the best interests of the children in family court proceedings, as well as civil protection order cases. Their reports and recommendations to the court carry a lot of weight - but what happens when the recommendations don’t serve the best interests of the children and victim-parent? In this peer to peer forum, instructors will facilitate a discussion around GAL emerging issues, best practices, and steps to improve outcomes for children and victim-parents when working with appointed GALs. There will be live Zoom calls, discussion boards, and shared resources.

The live Zoom drop in calls for this year will be held at 3pm CT/4pm ET on:

September 20, 2023

December 13, 2023

March 20, 2024

May 24,2024

June 26, 2024

July 24, 2024

August 21, 2024

September 25, 2024

This project was supported by Grant No. 15JOVW-22-GK-04032-MUMU awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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