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Join returning faculty member Sherri Jefferson as she educates and promotes an understanding of the affects of deprivation and delinquency for juveniles in Georgia.  Ms. Jefferson will focus primarily on United States Supreme court cases to examine the history and effectiveness of juvenile and family court proceedings as well as the development of the "best interests of the child" standard. She will also use Georgia state cases to exemplify the historical progression in state law. Finally, Ms. Jefferson will reveal the hidden injustices associated with prosecuting and advocating for minority children and children with special needs. Don't miss out on this vital and compelling program!

Learning Objectives:
I.   Understand Deprivation and Delinquency
II.  Know the Historical View: Important Case law
III. Understand the State of Children in Child Welfare System
IV.  Understand Deprivation
V.   Understand Delinquency


Milford, CT

thank you for a great course. Inspiring and eye opening.

New York, NY

Excellent speaker.

Smyrna, GA

Well done!

Leland, NC

Special Kudos to Ms. Jefferson. She is an incredible presenter and an more impressive advocate.



Production Date

May 10, 2012


1 General
New York
1 Professional Practice