Our firm is honored to be involved in discussing relevant topics surrounding the child support program.
The National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) 2022 Policy Forum dedicates its energies to issues and policies affecting child support programs at the local, state, and national levels. The three-day conference, centered on policy visions and developments in the national child support program, was a hybrid event with attendees both virtual and in-person in Washington, D.C.
Several of Our Firm’s Child Support Experts Attended
Child support is one of Public Knowledge®’s consulting verticals. As a firm of life-long learners, we value and appreciate being able to connect with others working for the betterment of child support programs.
PKers who attended included:
- Kathy Sokolik, Regional Vice President
- Diane Potts, Vice President of Child Support and Workforce Services
- Lara Webb Fors, Management Consultant
- Elizabeth Morgan, Management Consultant
- Nancy Crawford, Management Consultant
Policy Reasons to Proactively Encourage Genetic Testing Paternity
At the NCSEA 2022 Policy Forum, Lara joined Professor Nara Milanich, author of Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father, Ryan Bradley, Policy and Paternity Unit Supervisor of the Georgia Division of Child Support Services, and Laura Roth, Child Support Practice Lead of CGI, as moderator. The session discussed policy reasons to proactively encourage genetic testing before establishing paternity orders. Lara, a former county prosecutor in Missouri and now a consultant with PK shared her experience working in a pro-biology state. Lara shared her four main reasons for genetic testing: financial, emotional, medical, and family planning.
Program’s Success – the Past, Present, and Future of Child Support’s Performance Metrics & Intergovernmental Hot Topics
Diane shared her expertise at two plenary sessions, one focusing on current innovative program policies and the other focused on discussing problematic areas within child support. Additionally, she shared PK’s focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging within the firm.
Our Child Support Professionals Can Help
As an international consulting firm closely aligned with child support matters, we have the expertise that can help. Get in touch to learn how our child support professionals can be of assistance.