Past Programs

A list of past conferences and locations is below. Please click on an event to view an outline of conference locations, program topics, faculty lists, and attendee feedback from the event.

Students in the classroom
December 20, 2018
  Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018 Time: 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST Duration: 1 hour   In 2005, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published the Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases (JDG). Over the years, the JDG has served as the guidepost for juvenile courts across the country. The JDG identifies the essential...
Judge gavel and drugs on a wooden desk
October 24, 2018
The growing epidemic of opioids has been declared a national emergency. Recognizing that juvenile and family courts are often the initial contact point for opioid abusers, and a critical partner in providing opioid abusers with substance abuse treatment and support, it is vitally important that juvenile and family court judges be part of national and local conversations on how to best address the...
 Mother laying in the grass with her biracial daughter
October 19, 2018  |  Austin, Texas
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers a highly interactive seminar that will allow a small group of judges to address specific challenges in new or emerging complex topics facing the courts....
Mother and Daughter
October 17, 2018 to October 18, 2018  |  Austin, Texas
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers a highly interactive seminar that will allow a small group of judges to address specific challenges in new or emerging complex topics facing the courts....
DVAM Twitter Chat
October 15, 2018
On Monday, October 15 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, through their project, the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody, will host a Twitter chat as a part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We will explore issues related to child protection and custody in the context of domestic violence. Participants...
2018 Managing Challenging Family Law Cases: A Practical ApproachALERTS: Redundant link
October 8, 2018 to October 11, 2018  |  Reno, Nevada
  For any judge who hears family law cases involving high conflict families, child custody and visitation, or property valuation and distribution associated with marriage dissolution, this course provides practice-based tools to assist in the management of the most complex issues. This course's faculty is comprised of experts and judges who teach extensively in the area of family law.   This...
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, girl in alley
August 13, 2018 to August 15, 2018  |  Portland, Oregon
REGISTER NOW The NCJFCJ is pleased to share the dates and location for the next National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking (NJIDCST): August 13-15, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. The NJIDCST is an interactive workshop that seeks to increase the judiciary’s understanding of child sex trafficking in the U.S. and improve the justice system’s response to victims and those at risk for...
81st Annual Conference
July 22, 2018 to July 25, 2018  |  Denver, Colorado
Hyatt Regency
    Register Now Program Schedule Book Your Room   Join us in Denver, Colorado for our 81st Annual Conference that features amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system. Plenary sessions highlighted by topic specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child...
Diverse children on the grass
June 11, 2018 to June 15, 2018  |  Reno, Nevada
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI) was created in 1996 to provide training in dependency court best practices for judicial officers. This week-long program brings together national and local faculty to teach on core topics including hearing practice, child development, substance abuse, and cutting-edge court improvement developments, among other topics. Offered as...
Mother and daughter embracing
April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018  |  Washington, D.C.
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV), a partnership of Futures Without Violence, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, offers a highly interactive seminar that will allow a small group of judges to address specific challenges in new or emerging complex topics facing the courts. This...

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