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There's No Place Like Home – Working with Families of LGBTQ2S+ Youth in Systems

Youth who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system and have unique needs and challenges, including discrimination and threats to their physical and emotional well-being. In this webinar, you will understand why supporting the families of LGBTQ2S+ youth is so important.

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Monday Morning Moments: How Wellness Impacts Ethical Obligations

Where do our ethical duties align with our personal health and wellness? Is an unwell attorney a competent attorney? In this Monday Morning Moments webinar we will explore the connection between individual health and wellness and ethical lawyering. We will then explore practical steps to manage stress, improve our personal health and wellness.

07/16/23 - 07/19/23
Baltimore, MD
86th Annual Conference

Please join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in Baltimore for our 86th Annual Conference, July 16-19, 2023, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The conference will feature amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire you, broaden your knowledge, and provoke discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system.

08/01/23 - 08/04/23
Bethesda, MD
Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI) - Bethesda, MD

The NCJFCJ’s training for dependency court judges, the Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI), provides instruction for new or experienced judges on the knowledge and skills necessary to preside over an effective child abuse and neglect court process. Participants will receive instruction on emerging and promising practices to improve outcomes for children and families in the child welfare system. This NCJFCJ model program has provided exceptional training to judges for over 25 years.

09/24/23 - 09/28/23
Albuquerque, NM
Courting Judicial Excellence: A Juvenile Justice Judicial Training Institute

The intensive and interactive in-person, 4.5-day program is designed to give participants increased knowledge, practical tools, and an essential foundation of best practices to use in delinquency cases. A strong faculty of current and former judicial officers, as well as content area experts from academic and applied settings, will share their insights about a wide variety of topics.

10/02/23 - 10/03/23
Washington, DC
Judicial Institute on the Human-Animal Bond and the LINK Between Animal Cruelty and Interpersonal Violence: Issues in Family Law Cases

The 1.5 day in-person judicial institute is designed for judicial officers who handle juvenile and family law matters and have a strong interest in learning about recommended practices for addressing companion animal welfare issues that arise in the context of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, juvenile justice, divorce, and child custody cases.

12/01/23 - 12/03/22
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2nd National Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium

Continued law and regulatory changes are impacting our courts and society. They are also creating a dynamic and changing landscape for various disciplines including law enforcement, judges, drug court professionals, cannabis regulators, legislators and commissioners, academia, and human resource associations and organizations.