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Start Date Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Body The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has updated its “OJJDP Policy: Monitoring of State Compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.” This revised policy, posted on the OJJDP website, describes the information that states must submit to demonstrate compliance with the four core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act...
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Juvenile Justice
Post date: December 20, 2016
Start Date Friday, December 16, 2016
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Friday, December 16, 2016
Body (Reno, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has received 33 new and supplemental awards providing more than $10.5 million in additional funding. The NCJFCJ is devoted to ensuring justice and improving outcomes for families and children in courts nationwide. Celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, the NCJFCJ is the nation’s oldest...
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Press Release
Post date: December 16, 2016
Start Date Monday, December 12, 2016
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Body Today, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) released updated Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Guidelines, effective immediately. This is the second update to the guidelines since their original release in 1979 and a revision last year. The guidelines were created to assist with ICWA implementation and this latest version is also intended to serve as a companion for the ICWA Regulations, which were...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: December 12, 2016
Start Date Monday, December 5, 2016
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Monday, December 5, 2016
Body The Department of Justice today announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments and tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services and crime prevention.  The department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) posts today at https://www.justice.gov/tribal/open-...
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Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: December 5, 2016
Start Date Monday, December 5, 2016
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Monday, December 5, 2016
Body Dr. Isaiah Pickens is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in consulting, counseling, and educational services for families, teens, and young adults. Dr. Pickens is also the Assistant Director of the Service Systems Program at the UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network and the founder of iOpening Enterprises, a multi-media company providing mental health...
Category:
Juvenile Justice
Post date: December 5, 2016
Start Date Friday, November 18, 2016
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Friday, November 18, 2016
Body The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) conducts the largest national training institute for community corrections offering workshops, special sessions, resource expo, and networking opportunities tailored to participants' needs. When attending an APPA Training Institute, participants will be exposed to discussions on the latest theories and examine the newest technologies while...
Category:
Juvenile Justice
Post date: November 18, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is proud to support National Adoption Month. According the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 427,910 children were in foster care on September 30, 2015.[1] This number is an increase of the number of children in foster care in September 2014. National Adoption Day is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the more...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: October 27, 2016
Start Date Monday, October 24, 2016
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Monday, October 24, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Joe Asher, chief executive officer of William Hill US, to the Board of Directors. “We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Asher to the Board,” said Judge Katherine Tennyson, NCJFCJ president. “Mr. Asher will bring strong leadership and creativity to the NCJFCJ. His perspective and experience in law, with...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: October 24, 2016
Start Date Wednesday, October 12, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Body The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Robert L. Listenbee recently appointed NCJFCJ Secretary Judge Thomas Broome and 13 other new members to serve on the 2016-2017 Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). OJJDP received, reviewed, and evaluated applications from across the nation. Newly appointed members represent a range of education,...
Category:
Juvenile Justice
Post date: October 7, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, September 20, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Body Too Many Youth Subjected to Solitary Confinement in Juvenile and Adult Facilities   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has released its resolution on reducing the use of solitary confinement for youth. No research exists that indicates solitary confinement reduces behavioral incidents or improves the safety of facilities. The NCJFCJ recognizes that juvenile court...
Category:
Juvenile Justice
Post date: September 20, 2016

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