November 1, 2017
Presenters: Leslye Orloff, Adjunct Professor, Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project  Judge Lora Livingston, 261st District Court, Austin, TX Danielle Scott Wiley, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Amy Cucinella, Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)   Description: As the numbers of immigrant family violence victims accessing...
October 30, 2017
Presenters: Nancy Hart, JD, Senior Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges Darren Mitchell, JD, National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges Consultant   Description: Communities across the country face a variety of obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them due to civil protection orders (CPOs) or criminal...
October 13, 2017
  Presenters: The Honorable Marshall Murray, Milwaukee County District Court Jennifer White, JD, Program Director for Curriculum Development and Program Design, Futures Without Violence    Description: Teen sexting is still a hot topic and remains a difficult matter for courts to address.  What are the harms and possible legal implications of this behavior and how might it overlap with dating...
October 5, 2017
A webinar hosted by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in collaboration with the Center for Court Innovation.   This webinar will explore adolescent brain development and the effects of trauma from domestic violence. Participants will learn about different factors that contribute to youth outcomes, including consideration of exposure to multiple types of violence (e.g.,...
September 22, 2017
Presenter: Carlene Gonzalez, Ph.D., Senior Policy Analyst, NCJFCJ This webinar will offer the audience a platform to discuss: (a) Differences between practice-based evidence versus evidence-based practices; (b) Current literature on commonly used practices among domestic violence and child protection professionals; and (c) Resources available to organizations interested in evaluating their...
August 11, 2017
Presenters:Judge Elizabeth J. Berns, King County Superior CourtElaina Roberts, JD., Stalking Resource CenterIan Harris,  JD,  MA, NNEDV Description:The vast majority of people interact with technology on a daily basis. While technology can present ways for offenders to track, surveille, and monitor victims, technology itself is not the problem. As technology advances, so will a stalker’s ability...
July 12, 2017
  Presenters: Hon. Elizabeth Berns, Judge, King County Superior Court Elaina Roberts, Legal Director, Stalking Resource Center, National Center for Victims of Crime   Description: Research has shown that over 80% of victims who were stalked by an intimate partner were also physically assaulted by that partner. In addition, nearly 90% of femicide cases with a history of physical abuse also...
June 2, 2017
Presenters: Hon. Susan B. Carbon: Presiding Judge, 9th Circuit-Family Division, Manchester, NH   Hon. Rosemary Collins: Presiding Judge, Circuit Court Winnebago County, IL     Description: While the specifics of Coordinated Community Response (CCR) programs vary across communities, the premise is that coordination and integration of the justice system, human services, and advocacy responses to...
May 25, 2017
Presenters: Caroline LaPorte, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Nancy Hart, Senior Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Darren Mitchell, Consultant, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges   Description: Tribal communities face a variety of unique obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them due to...
May 18, 2017
PART I Child Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: Dispelling the Myths, Enhancing Practice Date: May 3rd, 2017 Presenter: Jennifer Rose, Independent Consultant for NCJFCJ and Co-Director of Inspire Action for Social Change  This webinar will explore our preconceptions and myths about child welfare- involved families who are experiencing domestic violence. The interactive 90- minute webinar will...

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