2020 Court Improvement Summit
The Summit is a biennial training hosted by the Court Improvement Program for child welfare professionals in Utah. Our purpose is to increase child welfare expertise in the legal community and facilitate cross-training opportunities among agencies, courts and other key stakeholders.
Our theme this year is Principles & Practices: Creating a Full Integrated Child-Welfare System. The Summit introduced Utah's Core Principles and Guiding Practices for a Fully Integrated Child-Welfare System that are focused on best practices and our commitment to protecting children and strengthening families.
Keynote Address: Our Moment of Obligation: Transforming Our Child Protection System into a Child Welfare System - Vivek Sankaran, University of Michigan Law School
The Family First Prevention Services Act: Requirements, Lessons Learned & the Road Ahead – PDF
Allison Green, National Association of Counsel for Children
Cultural Humility as an Approach to Improve ICWA Practice
Sheldon Spotted Elk & Sheri Freemont, Casey Family Programs
Date and Location
- August 12, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM
- August 13, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Held virtually via Webex Events
- Program: 2020 CIP Summit – PDF
Continuing Legal Education Credits
The Utah State Bar approved 7.5 CLE Credits, including 1.0 Ethics Credit.
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