Tribal Work and ICWA

NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 4th Annual Justice Innovation Awards

NCJFCJ Announces $11.2 Million in Grants in 2017 to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families


Military families, drug treatment and domestic violence
continue to be key focuses

Opioid Addiction & Treatment in Tribal Communities


Presenters:
Sean Bear, 1st, Consultant, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Honorable Kim McGinnis, Ph.D., Esq., Chief Judge, Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court
Dr. Anne Skinstad, Clinical Professor & Director, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
 
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VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence


Presenters:
Leslye Orloff, Adjunct Professor, Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project 
Judge Lora Livingston, 261st District Court, Austin, TX
Danielle Scott Wiley, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Amy Cucinella, Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
 
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Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook

Publication Improves Court Practice in Indian Child Welfare Act Cases

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced the release of the Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook to improve court practice for judges in handling Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases.

NCJFCJ Releases Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook


Publication Improves Court Practice in Indian Child Welfare Act Cases

Trauma-Informed Court Systems: A Webinar for Tribal Communities


Presented by: Victoria Sweet, JD, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

81st Annual Conference


 

 

NCJFCJ Recognizes Innovation and Impact With 3rd Annual Justice Innovation Awards


The Honorable Timothy ConnorsThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 3rd annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing the national Innovator of the Year and the Impact of the Year recipients:

Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities from Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases


Presenters:
Caroline LaPorte, National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
Nancy Hart, Senior Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Darren Mitchell, Consultant, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
 
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