Testifying in Court: A Guide for Child Protective Service Workers. [DVD]
Arizona State University, School of Social Work.
1 DVD & Guide
Arizona State University, School of Social Work
411 N. Central Avenue Suite 800 University Center Building (UCENT)
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0689
This 66-minute DVD and discussion guide are designed to prepare child protective services workers for testifying in dependency cases. The first part of the DVD presents a demonstration of a progress review hearing for a fictional family with domestic violence and substance abuse issues. An introduction discusses the individuals involved in a progress review hearing and the different types of examinations that occur during the hearing. In part 2 of the DVD the roles of the different players are discussed, as well as strategies that are used to during hearings to achieve desired outcomes. The discussion guide includes questions for reflecting on the court processes and the case content.
Child protective services; Testimony; Juvenile courts