2019 Policy Symposium


“Building a Future for Families Through Transforming Services”

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

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Download Presentations:

Mary O’hara-Devereaux – Building a Future for Families


Dr.Heather Hahn – Transforming Services Lives

Here are some links and information in response to a couple of questions after my presentation. 

1) Here is the idea paper: Transforming Child Support into a Family-Building System

2) Here is a public radio article and two scholarly articles about Judge Bruce Peterson’s Family Court demonstration in Hennepin County, Minnesota:

Mary S. Marczak, Emily H. Becher, Alisha M. Hardman, Dylan L. Galos, and Ebony Ruhland, “Strengthening the Role of Unmarried Fathers: Findings from the Co-Parent Court Project.” Family Process 54, no. 4 (2015): 630– 38.

Mary S. Marczak, Dylan L. Galos, Alisha M. Hardman, Emily H. Becher, Ebony Ruhland, and Kjersti A. Olson,“Co- Parent Court: A Problem-Solving Court Model for Supporting Unmarried Parents,” Family Court Review: An Interdisciplinary Journal 53, no. 2 (2015): 267–78.

3) And here are some slides from a presentation Colorado gave on their child support changes, and the contact information for the Colorado Director of Child Support. 

Katie Griego and Larry Desbien, “Direct Support for Children: Colorado’s Child Support Pass-Through. Senate Bill 15-012,” presented at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics 2017 workshop, Pittsburgh, July 30–August 2, 2017, 

Larry Desbien, Director, Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Economic Security, Child Support Services Larry.Desbien@State.CO.US


Amar Mann – BLS Economic Overview

Ashley Anglesey & Sandra Hamameh – The Changing Workforce

David Kilgore – Call to Action: Future of Child Support


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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Deloitte, Center for the Support of Families, Conduent, CGI & Equifax