Pelican Center

In partnership with the LCWTA and DCFS The Pelican Center provides interdisciplinary and cross-system training for legal and judicial staff, foster parents, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), DCFS staff and other child welfare stakeholders.

 

Training activities include Court Improvement Program (CIP) training and education programs on specialized topics and child welfare conferences, including, but not limited to, the annual, statewide "Together We Can" child welfare training conference in accordance with and as may be allowable under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act and the Louisiana DCFS State Training Plan with the goal of improving global outcomes for children.

MARK HARRIS
JD

Executive Director

THAILUND
PORTER GREEN
JD

Director of Education

EILEEN FOURROUX

Assistant Executive Director

SUSAN DELLE SHAFFETTE

CLARO, CIP Training &
Together We Can Coordinator

MICHELLE GROS
JD

Special Projects

DEBBIE JOHNSON DUNAWAY

Chief Financial Officier

KAREN
HALLSTORM