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...
Parenting After Trauma
June 17, 2016
Presenters: Alicia Summers, Ph.D., National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Lorie Sicafuse, Ph.D., National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges   Research suggests that the vast majority of parents involved in the child welfare system have experienced multiple traumatic events. This webinar will first present a basic overview of trauma to help participants understand what...
What Judges Need to Know About Domestic Violence in the Transgender Community
June 1, 2016
Transgender survivors of domestic violence are among the most vulnerable litigants a judge can encounter. The rate of transgender individuals reporting lifetime suicide attempts is four times the national average, and can be as high as 65% by transgender victims who are abused by a family member. Elevated vulnerability factors for trans populations have been measured in nearly every available...
Addressing Parenting Time in Child Support Orders: A Discussion of Relevant Research and Promising Practices
May 4, 2016
Presenters: Krista Del Gallo, Policy Manager, Texas Council on Family Violence, Mona Muro, Policy Coordinator, Texas Council on Family Violence, and Lorie Sicafuse, PhD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges   In recent years, the Office of Child Support Enforcement has supported several pilot programs aimed at establishing concurrent child support and parenting time orders. This...
What Judges Need to Know About Domestic Violence in the LGBTQ Community
April 27, 2016
Presenters: Judge Elizabeth Berns, King County Superior Court and Prof. Todd Brower, Judicial Education Director of the Williams Institute at University of California, Los Angeles.   Is your court sensitive to LGBTQ survivors? When judicial responses don't account for the unique dynamics of LGBTQ domestic violence, courts are less effective at helping survivors stay safe. Recent studies show that...
Racial Disparities and Implicit Bias
April 18, 2016
Presented by Shawn Marsh, Ph.D., NCJFCJ Chief Program Officer, Juvenile Law, on April 6, 2016.   

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