CCLP offers new resource!

Beginning this month CCLP is pleased to announce the availability of a social work intern to help on delinquency and dependency cases. Maia McCoy is a social work student in her final year of the MSW program at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She is supervised by an LMSW who can sign off on court reports. She is interested in volunteering with area attorneys on juvenile delinquency and child welfare cases to integrate knowledge of psychosocial functioning and child development into juvenile cases. Prior to coming to CCLP, she served as a policy analyst for an official caucus of the Texas House of Representatives during the last legislative session and interned at the District Attorney’s office, interviewing and developing safety plans for domestic violence survivors in criminal cases. Maia also has a knowledge of delinquency and dependency law and will be excellent in providing alternative dispositions and home studies. If you could use social work assistance in your juvenile practice, contact us at  Center4CLP@uh.edu, and we will be happy to provide this service for your clients.

 

About Maia McCoy

Maia McCoy received her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts with a dual concentration in non-fiction writing and dance. She then worked in higher education administration and in arts education with underserved youth in Austin, TX, before coming back to school. She is currently in her second year of a Master of Social Work program at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Her specialization is in forensic social work -- the intersections of social work, law, and public policy, with a focus on juvenile and criminal justice. Before coming to CCLP, she served as a policy analyst during the 84th legislative session for Legislative Study Group, an official caucus of the Texas House of Representatives. She also completed her first year of field practicum in social work at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in the Family Criminal Law Division.

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