Interdisciplinary Child Welfare Institute (ICWI)

August 5th, 2019

August 5 - 9, 2019
at Capital University Law School
303 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

ATTENTION LAW & GRADUATE LEVEL SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS:  This two-credit course will provide law students and graduate level social work students with a mutual understanding of the legal and sociological principles central to child welfare practice. In the increasingly complex world of child welfare, quality collaboration among legal and social work professionals is critical to keeping children safe and strengthening families.

ATTENTION PROFESSIONALS: During ICWI, social workers and attorneys have the opportunity to join law and graduate social work students from across the country in this exciting, intensive interdisciplinary course that will examine complex child and family issues from both law and social work perspectives. CLE and CEU credit is pending approval

In this course, you will hone your professional practice skills through dynamic classroom exercises and gain insight from panelists and guest lectures.

Textbook: Child Welfare Law and Practice Representing Children, Parents, and State Agencies in Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Cases by Donald N. Duquette, et al.. *Please note: books are required and will be utilized in class daily.


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