Conducting Internal Investigations
Head Start programs are frequently confronted with allegations of wrongdoing by staff, employees, and officers. For example, common accusations include suspicions of:
- Mistreatment of children, parents, or guardians
- Poor quality of care and/or education of children in the program
- Unsafe conditions
- Misuse of funds
Regardless of the type of accusation, your organization must be able to promptly and effectively distinguish credible allegations from false baseless and statements.
With all of the additional scrutiny that Head Start programs continue to receive from Office of Head Start, the media, and others, it is important to evaluate, assess, and respond to issues that come up through appropriate internal investigations.
Join us on this webinar where we will discuss tips on when and how your organization should conduct internal investigations.
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- Executive Directors
- Head Start Directors
- Senior Management
- Compliance Officers
- Compliance Committee members
- But all are welcome!
- Articulate the who, what, why, when and how of internal investigations
- Identify factors to consider before deciding to begin an internal investigation
- Discuss the significance and challenges of making disclosures, including legal ramifications
Nicole Bacon, a Partner at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]
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