BREAKOUT SESSION 4 | Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Parent: Implicit Bias in Abuse & Neglect Cases (Qualifies for 1.0 Ethics | 1.0 Bias)

An examination of bias in Juvenile Court Abuse and Neglect cases involving the poor, minorities and handicapped parents and children. Speakers with discuss: Awareness that biases exist in the decision-making in juvenile court; examining the impact bias has on investigations, placement decisions and reunification; recognizing the difference parenting styles and social control; assessing the effect of bias on Juvenile Justice.

Speakers: G. Michael Archer, Archer Law Office, St. Louis and David R. Crosby, Crosby Law Office, Hillsboro