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Start Date Tuesday, August 16, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is inviting applications from child abuse and neglect courts to become new implementation sites within the NCJFCJ Implementation Sites Project. The NCJFCJ Implementation Sites Project is a three year project to provide child abuse and neglect courts with training, technical assistance, and support to guide program improvement,...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: August 16, 2016
Start Date Thursday, July 28, 2016
End Date:
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Body The Honorable Katherine Tennyson, Circuit Court Judge in Multnomah County, Ore. is the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) 2016-2017 president of the board of directors. “Judge Tennyson’s reputation throughout Oregon is that of a thinker and a creative leader,” said Ray Heysell, Oregon State Bar president. “She brings to her judicial role a commitment to fairness, but...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Press Release
Post date: July 28, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, June 28, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (‪NCJFCJ‬) congratulates the Honorable Anne McKeig on her appointment to the Minnesota‬ Supreme Court.   Justice McKeig is a member of NCJFCJ's Family Violence and Domestic Relations Committee, a lead judge for Hennepin County's Family Court Enhancement Project and a faculty member of the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence...
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: June 28, 2016
Start Date Friday, June 17, 2016
End Date:
Friday, June 17, 2016
Body The Honorable Chandlee Johnson Kuhn, Cooch and Taylor Director, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, in recognition of her demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the profession and service to society. Fellows of the American Bar Foundation represent less than one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice law in the United States. Chief Judge Kuhn joins other distinguished...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: June 17, 2016
Start Date Monday, June 13, 2016
End Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016
Body Last week, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) released binding regulations on the implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). This marks the first time the agency has offered comprehensive enforceable regulations since the passage of the act in 1978. The BIA will be providing regional training opportunities and webinars to provide education on these regulations before it goes into...
Category:
Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: June 9, 2016
Start Date Monday, June 13, 2016
End Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced the six new sites selected to participate in the Juvenile Drug Court Learning Collaborative Project. This induction marks the continued commitment to building a community of practice among the more than 400 operating juvenile drug courts (JDC) across the country.     The NCJFCJ selected the following six juvenile drug...
Category:
Substance Abuse
Post date: June 13, 2016
Start Date Monday, June 6, 2016
End Date:
Monday, June 6, 2016
Body The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) is excited to announce its remaining 2016 Certificate Programs, Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare: Multi-System Integration. Each will be held on Georgetown’s campus this fall. These are two of CJJR’s longest running programs, and each has yielded extremely positive response from the...
Category:
Juvenile Justice
Post date: June 6, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, May 31, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Body   Boulder, CO: The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) is pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been memorialized establishing a working relationship between NAICJA and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). Importantly, the MOU provides for joint membership in the two organizations, allowing NAICJA members access to...
Category:
Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: May 31, 2016
Start Date Thursday, May 26, 2016
End Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Body Publication Improves Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced the release of the Enhanced version of the Resource Guidelines to improve court practice in child abuse and neglect cases, 20 years after the original publication. “The Enhanced Resource Guidelines will serve as the NCJFCJ’s blueprint for training...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: May 26, 2016
Start Date Wednesday, May 18, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced Joey Orduna Hastings as the new chief executive officer after a nationwide search. She will start on July 15, 2016. “I am thrilled to be part of an organization I so deeply believe in. I look forward to working with the dynamic NCJFCJ staff and membership to continue to achieve monumental strides on behalf of children...
Category:
Press Release
Post date: May 18, 2016

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