June is National Reunification Month. A number of national organizations are working together to help organize National Reunification Month, including the American Bar Association National Project to Improve Representation for Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System, the ABA Center on Children and the Law, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Programs, the National Association of Counsel for Children, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, The National Center for State Courts, the National Foster Care Coalition and the National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System. To learn more, visit HERE.
The ABA seeking nominations of parents, professionals and youth that have made heroic reunification efforts. A number of nominees will have their stories written up and published HERE.
The hope is that these stories can celebrate these important individuals and that these stories will bring positive attention to the successes of child welfare, promote quality practices and lead to constructive discussions about systemic needs.
Nominations can be submitted HERE.