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The New Proposed Child Support Rule and What it Means for Low-Income Fathers
Monday, 1/12/2015  2:00 -3:00 PM EST | Hosted by: PolicyLink
Learn More and Register HERE

On November 17, 2014, the Office of Child Support Enforcement issued a proposed rule entitled Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs.  The new rule proposes revisions to existing law that could significantly alter Child Support Enforcement program operations and enforcement procedures, especially for low-income fathers.  Broad in scope, the changes touch on a variety of areas, including the establishment of child support orders, job services for low-income noncustodial parents, and the modification of support orders for incarcerated parents.
 
Please join PolicyLink as they host this webinar to learn more about the proposed regulation and its potential on impact low-income, noncustodial fathers.
 
Speakers Include:

  • Vicki Turetsky, Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement
  •  Yvette Riddick , Director, Division of Policy and Training, Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Dr. Ronald Mincy, Ph. D., Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Jacquelyn Boggess, Co-Director, Center for Family Policy and Practice
  • Lewis Brown, Jr., Senior Program Associate, PolicyLink (moderator)

*The Office of Child Support Enforcement is prohibited from engaging in a dialogue about the proposed rule, and, therefore, will not participate in the webinar's question-and-answer session.

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December 1, 2014-February 25, 2015
Bridges Out of Poverty Classes

December 18, 2014-January 23, 2015
CRC Nonprofit Leadership & Management Program - Application Deadline January 23, 2015

December 31, 2014
Early bird registration for 2015 Federal Regions 8 & 10 Community Action Conference ends

January 12, 2015
PolicyLink Webinar: The New Proposed Child Support Rule and What it Means for Low-Income Fathers

January 13, 2015-January 14, 2015
Mental First Aid Course

January 13, 2015
Webinar:  Effectively Working with Child Support Agencies

January 14, 2015
Models of Success: Case Studies of Effective Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantees

February 17, 2015-February 20, 2015
16th Annual National Families & Fathers Conference

February 19, 2015-February 21, 2015
Dad 2.0 Summit

February 26, 2015-February 27, 2015
3rd Annual National Teen and Youth Fatherhood Conference

May 12, 2015-May 14, 2015
2015 Federal Regions 8 & 10 Community Action Conference - Denver

June 9, 2015-June 12, 2015
17th Annual International Fatherhood Conference: "Responsible Fatherhood: Building Our Future Through Innovation, Evaluation and Accountability"

June 15, 2015-June 17, 2015
2015 Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference

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