Educational Programs

HeLP’s educational component serves to strengthen the long-term effectiveness of its public health legal services by training law and healthcare professionals to understand and address the social needs and legal rights of low-income children and their families. The goals of the education programs are two-fold: (1) to increase knowledge about the legal, ethical, and policy issues affecting the health and well-being of low-income children; and (2) to foster respect, understanding, and a cooperative spirit among the healthcare and legal professions.