Family Preservation Through Primary Prevention to Be Explored in February 1 UB Law in Focus Webinar

Removing a child from the family and placing them in foster care is a traumatizing experience that can result in lifelong negative impacts for both children and parents. Primary prevention efforts in the community can address issues long before there is system involvement.

Prof. Shanta Trivedi
Prof. Shanta Trivedi

How do these programs work, and how can lawyers help? In the February 1 UB Law in Focus webinar, “Preserving Families Through Primary Prevention,” hear from Prof. Matthew Fraidin, of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law; Nena Villamar, J.D. ’96, chief of the Parental Defense Division at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender; and Christopher Church, senior director for strategic consulting at Casey Family Programs.

Baltimore Law Prof. Shanta Trivedi, faculty director of the Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts, will moderate the discussion.

The webinar takes place on Zoom and runs from 5 to 6 p.m. The event will be recorded for those who cannot attend. Register here.

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