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
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  
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...