Domestic Violence

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop

Continuing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Program: Civil Protection Order Cases

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

Creating Effective Protection Orders in Teen Dating Violence Cases

Teen dating violence is a pattern of abusive or coercive behaviors used to maintain power and control over a current or former intimate partner. Abuse can be physical, verbal, emotional, digital, sexual, and financial. Abuse affects every sex and gender, people in all types of relationships, and people of all income levels. 

After this webinar, you should be better able to:

  • Define teen dating violence and understand its dynamics.

VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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)

Overcoming the "Buts": Improving your Community's Response to Firearms and Domestic Violence Despite the Obstacles

Nancy Hart, JD, Senior Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
Darren Mitchell, JD, National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges Consultant

Just Between You and Me… And the Entire World: The Trouble with Teen Sexting

The Honorable Marshall Murray, Milwaukee County District Court
Jennifer White, JD, Program Director for Curriculum Development and Program Design, Futures Without Violence 
Teen sexting is still a hot topic and remains a difficult matter for courts to address.  What are the harms and possible legal implications of this behavior and how might it overlap with dating violence and sexual abuse? What can a judge do when faced with this issue?

The Honorable Kim Berkeley Clark Named 2017 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence

Working with Adolescents Exposed to Domestic Violence

A webinar hosted by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in collaboration with the Center for Court Innovation.

Developing Practice-Based Evidence: Why is it Important to Domestic Violence Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals?

Presenter: Carlene Gonzalez, Ph.D., Senior Policy Analyst, NCJFCJ

This webinar will offer the audience a platform to discuss: (a) Differences between practice-based evidence versus evidence-based practices; (b) Current literature on commonly used practices among domestic violence and child protection professionals; and (c) Resources available to organizations interested in evaluating their current programs, practices and policies.