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Adoption Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 16

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, November 14, 2006  
Contact Information:  Anya Armes Weber, (502) 564-6180 or Vikki Franklin, (502) 564-7042  

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2006) – The third meeting of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ blue ribbon panel is this week.

The meeting will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room 169 of the Capitol Annex on Thursday, Nov. 16, and is open to the public.

Thursday’s agenda will include presentations by parent advocates, guardians ad litem and Foster Care Review Board members.

The 12-member group’s goal is to review the process and current practices that lead to the termination of parental rights and adoption of children in the state’s child welfare system and to identify opportunities for improvement.

Cabinet Secretary Mark D. Birdwhistell is the group’s chairman.

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Last Updated 11/14/2006