This webinar will explore the background, purpose and results of the Effective Intervention in Domestic Violence & Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice initiative and how Santa Clara County, California, sought to implement the initiative’s recommendations. It will provide a discussion of the changes in Santa Clara County’s response to domestic violence and child welfare and identify opportunities to empower other communities and change systems response.
Speakers are co-authors of the special issue article: The Santa Clara County Greenbook Story: From Theory to Transformation:
Judge Katherine Lucero is the Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Division for Santa Clara County Superior Court.
Judge Leonard Edwards (Ret.) is a retired Superior Court Judge now working as a consultant and teacher.