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...
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
We Believe Moms Matter: Enhancing Child Welfare Responses to Mothers Experiencing Domestic Violence
August 25, 2016
This webinar will introduce a new safety card for child welfare workers to use with mothers experiencing domestic violence. The webinar will include practice strategies for child welfare workers on how to partner and educate mothers/female caregivers about the impact of childhood trauma and domestic violence on themselves and parenting. The presenters will also discuss strategies for...
Addressing the Needs of Latin@ Children
August 22, 2016
Co-hosted with National Latin@ Network and Casa de Esperanza ADDITIONAL MATERIALS PowerPoint Presentation - Addressing the Needs of Latin@ Children & Families  
Assessing the Quality of Child Interviews
August 11, 2016
Dr. Lyon will discuss how one can evaluate child interviews, both from the perspective of the interviewer and the child. For example, did the interviewer use the kinds of techniques that are known to increase productivity and minimize suggestibility? Did the child provide the types of information that one should expect from a child their age? He will also share clips of actual interviews and...
Strong Collaborative, Strong Families: Co-located Domestic Violence Services Within Child Welfare
August 8, 2016
This webinar will highlight the important work done in two different states to increase collaboration between child welfare and domestic violence agencies. Panelists from New Jersey and Ohio will describe the use of co-located advocates, domestic violence units housed within the child welfare agencies, and other tools that can be used to increase collaboration. Presenters will also describe their...
Collaboration: A Look at the Greenbook Initiative and the Safe and Together Model
July 29, 2016
Presenters: Melissa Mangiaracina and David Mandel