ERIC Number: ED472729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Speak Out for Children, 2000-2001.
Levy, David L., Ed.
Speak Out for Children, v15-16 n1-3/4 2000-2001
This document compiles the six issues of Volumes 15 and 16 of the "Speak Out for Children" newsletter, published to strengthen families through education and to assist children of unwed parents, separation, and divorce. The Spring 2000 issue contains articles on Wisconsin's shared parenting law, the U.S. Senate's consideration of a fatherhood bill, and child custody jurisdiction. The Summer 2000 issue includes articles on required parent education seminars in Virginia, the Elian Gonzalez custody case, parent-child communication about difficult issues, and Equal Parents Week. The Fall 2000-Winter 2001 issue includes articles on child abductions, connections between child support and joint custody, and relinquishing custody to get health care. The Spring 2001 issue includes articles on a compact disc produced to support the Children's Rights Council (CRC), extended overnight visits by infants with the noncustodial parent, and a graduate program on mediation. The Summer 2001 issue includes articles on the myth of the fading two-parent family, and terminology for stepfamilies. The third 2001 issue includes articles on the CRC's establishment of safe havens for children in six states, and parallel parenting strategies in high conflict divorces. Regular features of the newsletter include book reviews, notice of funding opportunities and conferences, news from individual chapters of the organization, descriptions of relevant court cases, and descriptions of pending federal legislation. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Custody, Childhood Interests, Children, Childrens Rights, Court Litigation, Divorce, Fathers, Federal Legislation, Newsletters, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Rights, Parents, Public Policy
Children's Rights Council, Inc., 6200 Editors Park Drive, Suite 103, Hyattsville, MD 20782 (newsletter included with $15 membership contribution). Tel: 301-559-3120; Fax: 301-559-3124; Web site: http://www/gocrc.com.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Rights Council, Inc., Washington, DC.