Role of Judicial Leadership and Ethical Considerations in Family Drug Courts

Date: 
May 9, 2012
Time: 
10:00am-12:00pm (PDT)
Presenters: 
Judge Leonard Edwards
Presenters: 
Judge Nicolette Pach

Family Drug Courts provide a valuable process for supporting parents in their rehabilitation and safely reuniting children with their families, but that careful planning is necessary so that FDCs can be ethically conducted in the context of juvenile dependency court proceedings.  This presentation will discuss how FDCs interact with the juvenile dependency court and the unique aspects of its judicial proceedings.