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.

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...
80th Annual Conference
July 16, 2017 to July 19, 2017  |  Washington, D.C.
Grand Hyatt Washington
         Celebrate with us in Washington, DC for our 80th Annual Conference that features amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system. Plenary sessions highlighted by topic specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as...
Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop
June 25, 2017 to June 28, 2017  |  Louisville, Kentucky
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...
21st Child Abuse and Neglect Institute
June 12, 2017 to June 16, 2017  |  Reno, Nevada
    Please contact Kimberley Toepfer-Bochsler at ktbochsler@ncjfcj.org or 775-507-4861 for more information.   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,...
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking
June 5, 2017 to June 7, 2017  |  San Diego, California
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is pleased to announce that the next National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking will take place in sunny San Diego, California on June 5-7, 2017. The Institute addresses the serious issue of sex trafficking of children in the United States and seeks to increase the judiciary's understanding of and response to trafficking...
School-Justice Partnership Institute
May 22, 2017 to May 24, 2017  |  Orange County, California
  APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' (NCJFCJ) School-Justice Partnership Institute is a two-and-a-half day event open to multidisciplinary teams who are in the early stages of building a school-justice collaborative. The goal of the Institute is to broadly educate on school-justice issues and how to collaborate to reduce the number of youth...
Protecting Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases: Collaborative Strategies Webinar
April 26, 2017
60-MINUTE WEBINARDate: Wednesday, April 26, 2017Time: 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDTPresented by: Nancy Hart, JD, Senior Program Attorney, NCJFCJDarren Mitchell, JD, NCJFCJ Consultant Is your community doing all it can to prevent firearms-related violence perpetrated by abusers in domestic violence cases? Are you encountering challenges to implementing existing state, tribal, and federal firearms...
Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2017
April 24, 2017 to April 28, 2017  |  Reno, Nevada
Renaissance Downtown Reno Hotel
  The Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges is designed specifically for state and tribal judicial officers who are new to the juvenile and family court bench or who are returning to the bench after other assignments and desire a refresher course.   This intensive 4½ day program, previously known as Core College, is designed so participants can leave with increased knowledge,...

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