Past Programs

A list of past conferences and locations is below. Please click on an event to view an outline of conference locations, program topics, faculty lists, and attendee feedback from the event.

Diverse children on the grass
June 11, 2018 to June 15, 2018  |  Reno, Nevada
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI) was created in 1996 to provide training in dependency court best practices for judicial officers. This week-long program brings together national and local faculty to teach on core topics including hearing practice, child development, substance abuse, and cutting-edge court improvement developments, among other topics. Offered as...
Mother and daughter embracing
April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018  |  Washington, D.C.
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers a highly interactive seminar that will allow a small group of judges to address specific challenges in new or emerging complex topics facing the courts. This...
African American mother hugging her son.
April 15, 2018 to April 18, 2018  |  Valencia, California
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers hands-on, highly interactive workshops that will provide an essential foundation for new and experienced state, tribal and territorial judges and judicial...
2018 National Conference on Juvenile Justice
March 18, 2018 to March 21, 2018  |  San Diego, California
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
                     Join us in sunny San Diego as we present this vital and important educational opportunity  for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system. This conference will explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case...
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking
February 12, 2018 to February 14, 2018  |  Asheville, North Carolina
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is pleased to share that the next National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking (NJIDCST) will take place on February 12-14, 2018 in Asheville, NC. The NJIDCST is an interactive workshop that seeks to increase the judiciary’s understanding of child sex trafficking in the U.S. and improve the justice system’s...
Trauma-Informed Classrooms: Moving Theory into Practice
December 6, 2017
Traumatic events can have long-term and negative consequences on those who have experienced such events, including children and youth. Although traumatic events may influence each child differently, some traumatic events may result in learning deficiencies, adversely impacted cognitive processes (e.g., problems with attention and memory, limited problem-solving skills, etc.), undermined school...
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop
December 3, 2017 to December 6, 2017  |  Santa Fe, New Mexico
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers hands-on, highly interactive workshops that will provide an essential foundation for new and experienced state, tribal and territorial judges and judicial...
Family and Youth Engagement in School Justice Partnership: Voices from the Field
November 28, 2017
  This webinar will highlight the need for authentic family and youth engagement in School-Justice Partnership work, with an emphasis on the challenge of engaging parents, other caregivers and youth in diversion opportunities that address behavioral health needs. Excerpts from a new podcast series called "Strategies to Build Family and Youth Engagement in School Responder Models" will be shared...
Judicial Institute on Teen Dating Violence
November 6, 2017 to November 8, 2017  |  Phoenix, Arizona
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Futures Without Violence, Break the Cycle, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, is offering a hands-on, highly interactive workshop that will provide an essential foundation for new and experienced state, tribal and territorial judges and judicial officers to enhance their skills in handling civil and...
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop
August 13, 2017 to August 16, 2017  |  Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop addresses the following topics using hypothetical case problems, role-plays, small-group workshops, and faculty demonstrations. The highly interactive format enables judges and judicial officers from different jurisdictions and levels of experience to learn from one another as well as from faculty experts. Aging and the Dynamics of...

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