A child-welfare family group conferencing (FGC) project that served families who were referred for child abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment issues is reported. The stages and mechanisms used to implement the family group conferences are described, and the conferencing processes and outcomes are presented.
Sieppert, Jackie D., Joe Hudson, and Yvonne Unrau. "Family Group Conferencing in Child Welfare: Lessons from a Demonstration Project." Families in Society 81.4 (2000): 382-91.