2009 Guest Speaker Series and Readings
March 4, 2009
David Berns, Casey Family Programs, Executive Vice President of Child and Family Services: "The Capacity of Foster Children to Participate in Decisions Affecting Their Lives." (To view talk: Click title) For more information on David Berns, go here.
February 18, 2009
Katherine Rosenblum, Clinical Developmental Psychologist, Research Scientist, UM Center for Human Growth and Development: "Development Considerations That May Affect Decision-Making for Young Children in the Child Welfare and Judicial Systems." (To view talk: Click title) For more on Professor Rosenblum, go here.
February 11, 2009
Emily Buss, Professor of Law, University of Chicago: "Due Process for Children: Designing A Court Process That Takes Account of Their Development." (To view talk: Click title) For more on Professor Buss, go here.
January 28, 2009
Frank Vandervort, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, Child Advocacy Law Clinic and currently running the first Juvenile Justice Clinic at UM Law School: "Child Development Issues in Juvenile Justice; Criminal Responsibility, Ability to Direct Counsel, and Participation of Youth." (To view talk: Click title) For more information on Professor Vandervort, go here.
January 21, 2009
Daniel Keating, Ph.D., Director and Research Professor, University of Michigan Center for Human Growth and Development, Professor of Psychology, College of LS&A; Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases, Medical School: "Brain Development (Neuroscience) Issues Related to Older Children and How That May Impact Their Ability to Participate in Legal Decision-Making." (To view talk: Click title) For more information on Professor Keating, go here.
January 14, 2009
First Meeting: Introductions, Orientation and presentation of Research Topics.
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