Working with Adolescents Exposed to Domestic Violence
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.,...
Developing Practice-Based Evidence: Why is it Important to Domestic Violence Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals?
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...
Using Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) to Create Your Perfect Juvenile Drug Treatment Court
September 22, 2017
CQI is a process that can help juvenile justice organizations, including Juvenile Drug Courts, use their own data to continually improve services with the goal of achieving the best possible outcomes for youth. Regularly assessing the team and program’s performance is the only way to know how current practices are impacting the quality of services and outcomes produced. By incorporating CQI, JDTC...
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...
Trauma-Informed Court Systems: A Webinar for Tribal Communities
July 28, 2017
Presented by: Victoria Sweet, JD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Are you interested in learning how courts are valuing tradition while recognizing trauma? Join us for a free webinar to hear how trauma-informed courts can improve outcomes for Native youth and families! Research continues to clarify how traumatic experiences negatively impact the way traumatized people...
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...
Reducing Demand for the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Minors in Your Community
June 5, 2017
This webinar will discuss why reducing demand should be a centerpiece of any community's response to commercial sexual exploitation. The presenter will also discuss a unique coalition of prosecutors, service providers, advocacy organizations, and law enforcement in Seattle dedicated to ending commercial sexual exploitation by reducing sex buying. Learn some of the innovative tactics to reduce sex...
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...
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...

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