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...
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines Webinar Series
April 4, 2017
The Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines have been released! The Guidelines are based on current research and will serve as the framework for JDTCs now and in the future. The Guidelines, which are research-based, represent the next evolution of JDTC courts and will be a vital tool.  Join us for the three-part series to explore the Guidelines in these interactive online webinars as we...
Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Your School-Justice Partnership
February 6, 2017
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a critical document in establishing coordinated efforts in a school-justice partnership. An MOU is a multilateral agreement among multiple parties intended to express a common vision and line of action. MOUs in school-justicepartnerships represent a collective commitment among schools, courts, and other relevant agencies, to adhere to specific principles and...
Creating a Trauma-Informed System: The Important Collaboration Between CACs and the Courts
November 10, 2016
Presented by: Judge Lynn Tepper of the 6th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida and Chris Newlin, MS LPC, Executive Director of the National Children's Advocacy Center   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges partnered with the National Children's Advocacy Center to create this webinar highlighting the importance of collaboration between children's advocacy centers (CACs) and the...
Engaging Educators in School-Justice Partnerships
October 25, 2016
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with the National Association of School Boards of Education and supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's School Justice Collaboration Program, presented and discussed the role that educators and school administrators play in reducing the pathways from school to the juvenile justice system and...
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...
The Role of the School Resource Officer in Schools
August 26, 2016
  Webinar panelist will discuss the interrelated responsibilities between law enforcement agencies and school administrators to ensure appropriate placement of school resource officers (SROs). Participants will learn how SROs should be properly utilized to resolve school based incidents and conflicts. Presenters will discuss:  The importance of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between...
Men Who Batter: Risks & Opportunities
August 26, 2016
Presented by: Fernando Mederos from the Battered Women's Justice Project Additional Materials: PowerPoint presentation