A Congressional Baby Caucus and Foster Youth Caucus Briefing
Wednesday, May 22
2 pm – 3 pm
Rayburn House Office Building 2261
Please join the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus and the Baby Caucus for a briefing on “Infant-Toddler Court Teams: Supporting Foster Families in the Time of Opioids”. We welcome Congressional staff, interns, and advocacy groups to engage with the following speakers for a discussion of how innovations in infant-toddler court teams have addressed increased referrals to the foster care system on American families, notably those affected by the opioids epidemic.
Darneshia Bell – Senior Technical Assistance Specialist, National Infant-Toddler Court Program (ITCP)
Pauline Green – Graduated Parent of Safe Babies Court Team
Judge William R. Anderson, III – Juvenile Court Judge, Grundy County, Tennessee
Janie Huddleston – Director, National Infant-Toddler Court Program (ITCP)
I would be honored if you or a member of your staff can join us for this timely discussion. For more information, please contact Alanna Purdy (Alanna.Purdy@mail.house.gov) in my office.