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Start Date Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recently held its 81st Annual Conference. This dynamic conference hosted more than 600 judicial officers and juvenile and family law related professionals from across the country in an informative consortium covering topics such as immigration and special immigrant juvenile status, the opioid epidemic, domestic child sex...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: August 2, 2018
Start Date Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Body Maureen “Mo” Sheeran, chief program officer for family violence and domestic relations programs at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), has announced her retirement from the organization as of August 15. Sheeran has been a leader in domestic violence prevention and services for more than 30 years. She has significantly contributed to the NCJFCJ’s efforts to improve...
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Domestic Violence, Family Law, Press Release
Post date: July 31, 2018
Start Date Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Body The Honorable John J. Romero, Jr. of the Second Judicial District Court, Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, N.M. was sworn in as 2018-2019 president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) at the NCJFCJ 81st Annual Conference. He is the first president representing New Mexico in the organization’s 81 years. “The NCJFCJ has been fortunate to have Judge Romero’s...
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Press Release
Post date: July 25, 2018
Start Date Monday, July 23, 2018
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Body   The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) today released Addressing Bias in Delinquency and Child Welfare Systems, a bench card emphasizing that “eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile and family courts is critical to creating a fair and equitable system of justice for all youth.”   “Eliminating bias in our...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: July 26, 2018
Start Date Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) deplores the wholesale separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border, without the due process of law, as a devastating tragedy. The fact that these children and families are detained in facilities without an opportunity to be heard in court is contrary to our country’s established rule of law. The NCJFCJ urges all to...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Press Release
Post date: June 19, 2018
Start Date Friday, June 1, 2018
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Friday, June 1, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges(NCJFCJ) announced that it has partnered with the National Association for Court Management (NACM) to offer a dual membership discount for judicial officers and court management professionals. Both membership organizations align to improve the judicial system by empowering and exercising judicial and court manager leadership skills through...
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Press Release
Post date: May 31, 2018
Start Date Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Body The Honorable David E. Stucki was elected deputy-president of the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM) during the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children this week in Paris.  Judge Stucki serves as a representative of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). and the only U.S. seat in the IAYFJM council, which is comprised of...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: May 30, 2018
Start Date Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has re-elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors for a second term.“We are thrilled that Jeanne will continue her tenure on the Board of Directors,” said Joey Orduna Hastings, NCJFCJ CEO. “Her work and philanthropy began in our hometown headquarters of northern Nevada, but since joining the board...
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Press Release
Post date: May 23, 2018
Start Date Sunday, April 8, 2018
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Sunday, April 8, 2018
Body This year, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be observed on April 8-14 and it will embrace the theme Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims. The goal of this theme is to address how the crime victims field can better ensure that every crime victim has access to services and support and how professionals, organizations, and communities can work in tandem to reach all victims. This...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: April 9, 2018
Start Date Friday, April 6, 2018
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Friday, April 6, 2018
Body   Thirty-five years ago, in 1983, April was declared National Child Abuse Prevention Month by a Presidential proclamation. It is an opportunity to highlight a system of care for those children victimized and traumatized by abuse. It is an opportunity to pause from daily routines and acknowledge participants in the child welfare system who are committed to promoting the social development and...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Press Release
Post date: April 6, 2018

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