Pelican center

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

1

Executive Director

Susan Delle Shaffette

CGMP

4

CLARO, CIP Training & Together We Can Coordinator

Jenny Lemoine Forrest

BS

7

My Community Cares Coordinator

Thailund Porter Green

JD

2

Legal Training and Education Coordinator

Michelle Gros

BS, MACE, JD

5

Special Projects Coordinator

Caitlin Glass

JD

8

Legal Representation Coordinator

Eileen Fourroux

3

Administrative Support Consultant

Debbie Johnson Dunaway

6

Chief Financial Officer

Melody Weaver

9

Special Projects Administrator