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The Importance of Family Preservation for Black Children in the Foster Care System

October 12, 2022 @ 3:00 pm 4:30 pm MDT

OCTOBER 2022 NACC MEMBER WEBINAR

During this webinar, presenters from the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)  discussed:

  • The importance of family preservation efforts for children who are in foster care or those who are in danger of being placed into the foster care system
  • The adoption and permanency patterns of Black families
  • The history of transracial adoptions in America and the importance of transracial adoptees having connections to their cultures of origin and learning how to deal with racism
  • The issues and challenges of transracial adoptions from the perspective of a transracial adoptee
  • The role of attorneys and the legal system in promoting permanency and family preservation

Presenters:

April Dinwoodie
Vivian M. Drayton
Dr. James T. Freeman 

Leora Neal, LCSW

Clarence G. Nelson, MSW

J. Toni Oliver

Amina Mayazi Saunders

Accredited for 2 hours of CLE in Colorado (50-minute hour). CLE approval in at least one state can streamline an attorney’s CLE application in another state. Check with your jurisdiction for details on simplified CLE applications and online/on-demand learning requirements.