Stalking - Part II: Technological Misuse in Intimate Partner Violence Cases
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...
Stalking: The Hidden Crime - Part I
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...
Domestic Violence and Court Community Engagement: Serving Community Needs Through A Coordinated Response
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...
Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases
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...
Child Custody Webinar Series
May 18, 2017
PART I Beyond the Legalese: An Introduction to Family Court Date: March 16th, 2017 Presenters: Amanda Kay, Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and Jennifer L. Woodson, Family Court Enhancement Project Coordinator, Multnomah County Circuit Court Weird vocabulary, intimidating procedures, and unfamiliar standards seem to be everywhere when you go to family court...
Domestic Violence In The Dependency System: A Webinar Series for Child Welfare Professionals
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...
Protecting Victims and Communities in Domestic Violence Cases: Collaborative Strategies
April 26, 2017
Is your community doing all it can to prevent firearms-related violence perpetrated by abusers in DV cases? Are you encountering challenges to implementing existing state, tribal, and federal firearms restrictions? Learn about strategies for effective implementation at all stages of civil and criminal domestic violence cases, as well as a new national project, the Firearms Pilot Site Initiative...
International Family Law: A Survey of Middle Eastern Family Law in American Courts
September 15, 2016
Presented by: Abed Awad, Esq. Awad & Khoury LLP   Marriage and divorce are no longer local affairs. An Egyptian man might meet an English woman while on vacation in France and they might marry in Morocco, only to settle in New York City.  With multiple residences and children, the couple's assets may be spread around the world.  If the relationship sours, dissolution of the marriage could...
Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency: Opportunities for Early Child Care Providers
September 8, 2016
This session will explore the latest thinking about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood exposure to domestic violence. Emphasizing the opportunity for universal education, presenters will discuss strategies for trauma-informed parenting to prevent the intergenerational transmission of ACEs including the implementation of the “Connected Parents, Connected Kids” Safety card . The...
Men Who Batter: Risks & Opportunities
August 26, 2016
Presented by: Fernando Mederos from the Battered Women's Justice Project Additional Materials: PowerPoint presentation