KPA Pro Bono & Community Service Coordinator:
NFPA’s Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Guidelines for reinforcement state that:
EC-1.4(d) A paralegal should aspire annually to contribute twenty-four (24) hours of Pro Bono Publico services . . . .
EC-1.4(e) A paralegal should aspire to contribute twenty-four (24) hours of Community Service on an annual basis.
The Kansas Paralegal Association is pleased to announce the featured charity of the 2015 Annual Convention which will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015, at the Oread, 1200 Oread Ave., Lawrence, Kansas. Monetary and item donations will be collected and presented to KVC at the 2015 Annual Seminar.KVC Kansas represents one of the strongest and broadest child welfare and behavioral healthcare continuums in the nation. We are responsible for the care of all children who served by the Kansas Department for Children and Families Kansas City Metro and East Regions. KVC provides case management, therapy, family education/support, transportation and aftercare services, impacting thousands of children and family members each day. Staff members use evidence-based practices such as Trauma Systems Therapy (TST). KVC believes that children can’t wait, and has helped Kansas achieve national leadership in child welfare standards set by the federal Children and Family Service review; outcomes that ensure child safety, permanency and wellbeing.
Please contact Andrea Duncan, RP with any questions regarding this opportunity.
Please check back or contact Pat Pappaceno for more information about additional upcoming pro bono and community service opportunities with KPA.