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Evaluating Options for Investing in High-Quality Legal Representation in California

The American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law designed an assessment to provide child welfare stakeholders with information about federal funding changes that effect high-quality representation for children and families involved with the child welfare system. The assessment specifically focuses on factors typically associated with high-quality legal representation, such as caseloads, adequate staffing, workload, time management, training and experience, out-of-court advocacy, and interdisciplinary models of practice.

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