The Essential Elements for Providing Trauma-Informed Services for Justice-Involved Youth and Families
August 11, 2016
Using the 8 essential elements for a trauma-informed approach in juvenile justice settings, this webinar will review necessary considerations when providing support services for justice-involved youth and their families. Building on these essential elements, panelists will discuss resources for trauma-informed screening and assessment, treatment, disposition planning, and policy development that...
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
Right Kid, Right Time, Right Program
July 26, 2016
Determining which youth are eligible for your juvenile drug court can be challenging. This webinar session will help teams use all of the information they have gathered about each youth to create a gated approach to the screening, assessment, referral, and admission process.   We will discuss and learn about:  how your juvenile drug court team defines success basic concepts of risk, needs,...
Evaluating and Assuring the Effective and Safe Use of Psychotropic Medications in Children
June 24, 2016
Presenters: Judge Constance Cohen (Ret.); Janie Huddleston, Director, QIC-CT; Dr. Kristopher Kaliebe, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC); and Dr. Joy Osofsky, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, LSUHSC   The NCJFCJ hosted this webinar in partnership with ZERO TO THREE's Quality Improvement Center for Research-Based Infant-...
CAPTA - A Primer for Advocates
June 22, 2016
Presenter: ​​Kiersten Stewart, Futures Without Violence  
The Third Prong – Program-wide Incentives
June 17, 2016
Presenters: Wendy Schiller, Site Manager, NCJFCJ, Reno, NVLindsey Lucero, Program Manager, 2nd Judicial District Juvenile Drug Court, Albuquerque, NM The 3rd Prong creates a strength-based atmosphere for the team. This webinar training will explore program-wide incentives in your juvenile drug court. We will discuss and learn about ways to: motivate family to engage in the program, positive peer...
The Second Prong – Implementing Youth Contracts
June 17, 2016
Presenter: Wendy Schiller, Site Manager, NCJFCJ, Reno, NV;Doug Thomas, Research Associate, National Center for Juvenile Justice, NCJFCJ, Pittsburgh, PA Teams are encouraged to develop a contract system that uses individualized youth contracts to reward and motivate positive behavior change in other areas such as school attendance, family connectedness, and community involvement. This webinar...
The First Prong – Implementing the Most Valued Privilege (MVP)
June 17, 2016
Presenter: Wendy Schiller, Site Manager, NCJFCJ As a training and technical assistance provider working with juvenile drug courts, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges has observed two ways that juvenile drug court teams respond to drug test results. This webinar training will explore the Most Valued Privilege (MVP) in your juvenile drug court. We will discuss and learn about...