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The “Yellow Book” Training

September 19, 2012

Guidelines for Achieving Permanency in Child Protection Proceedings:The “Yellow Book” Training

Wednesday, Sep 19 at 9:00 AM EDT

Training will be held at the DoubleTree® by Hilton Detroit-Dearborn, 5801 Southfield Expressway, Detroit, Michigan 48228

The book titled Guidelines for Achieving Permanency in Child Protection Proceedings, more commonly referred to as the “Yellow Book,” is a resource for professionals involved in child protective proceedings in the family division of circuit court. The book explains the specific responsibilities of each participant in child welfare proceedings at each stage of a case. This one-day training is for private agency and DHS child welfare caseworkers whose work involves using the Yellow Book. Also, at the end of the training, caseworkers will understand the purpose of each child protective hearing and the role of the various child welfare professionals in those hearings. The training will help caseworkers understand what questions they should be prepared to answer at each hearing.

Target Audience: Judges, referees, attorneys for children and parents, and caseworkers for the Michigan Department of Human Services, tribes, and private agencies.


September 19, 2012
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