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Message ID: 9095
Date: 2012-01-25

Author:Barth, Rick

Subject:RE: TPR Data

Jeff Katz at Listening to PArents is a local (lives in RI) and national figure who has been looking at this, closely. I suggest you check in with him. Colorado has certainly been a leader in getting young children adopted. Richard P. Barth, PhD Professor and Dean School of Social Work University of Maryland 525 W. Redwood Street Baltimore, MD 21201 410.706.7794 UM SSW... strengthening the fabric of society one thread at a time for 50 years ________________________________ From: bounce-39170814-26628876@list.cornell.edu [bounce-39170814-26628876@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Matt Gunnip [electgunnip@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 5:20 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-l@list.cornell.edu Subject: TPR Data Hello I'm an MSW student at Rhode Island College and am conducting a needs assessment as to delays in freeing children for adoption. My intent is to get legislation submitted in RI to expedite the court process once a termination of parental's petition has has been filed for children unable to return home. I work for the state child welfare system and have witnessed first hand the devastation caused by children lingering in foster care. Anybody have data on states that serve as an excellent model for being expeditious in this area due to innovative statutes or court procedures? For example, setting strict timeframes for each phase of the TPR process (initial trial process and then appellate process) and enforcing these timeframes. Information on any states that could be used as a model would be greatly appreciated. Also, I'm trying to connect with people in Massachusetts regarding questions I have as to their court process. Thanks. Matt Gunnip

Jeff Katz at Listening to PArents is a local (lives in RI) and national figure who has been looking at this, closely. I suggest you check in with him. Colorado has certainly been a leader in getting young children adopted. Richard P. Barth, PhD Professor and Dean School of Social Work University of Maryland 525 W. Redwood Street Baltimore, MD 21201 410.706.7794 UM SSW... strengthening the fabric of society one thread at a time for 50 years ________________________________ From: bounce-39170814-26628876list.cornell.edu [bounce-39170814-26628876list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Matt Gunnip [electgunnipgmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 5:20 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-llist.cornell.edu Subject: TPR Data Hello I'm an MSW student at Rhode Island College and am conducting a needs assessment as to delays in freeing children for adoption. My intent is to get legislation submitted in RI to expedite the court process once a termination of parental's petition has has been filed for children unable to return home. I work for the state child welfare system and have witnessed first hand the devastation caused by children lingering in foster care. Anybody have data on states that serve as an excellent model for being expeditious in this area due to innovative statutes or court procedures? For example, setting strict timeframes for each phase of the TPR process (initial trial process and then appellate process) and enforcing these timeframes. Information on any states that could be used as a model would be greatly appreciated. Also, I'm trying to connect with people in Massachusetts regarding questions I have as to their court process. Thanks. Matt Gunnip