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Start Date Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has re-elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors for a second term.“We are thrilled that Jeanne will continue her tenure on the Board of Directors,” said Joey Orduna Hastings, NCJFCJ CEO. “Her work and philanthropy began in our hometown headquarters of northern Nevada, but since joining the board...
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Press Release
Post date: May 23, 2018
Start Date Sunday, April 8, 2018
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Sunday, April 8, 2018
Body This year, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be observed on April 8-14 and it will embrace the theme Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims. The goal of this theme is to address how the crime victims field can better ensure that every crime victim has access to services and support and how professionals, organizations, and communities can work in tandem to reach all victims. This...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: April 9, 2018
Start Date Friday, April 6, 2018
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Friday, April 6, 2018
Body   Thirty-five years ago, in 1983, April was declared National Child Abuse Prevention Month by a Presidential proclamation. It is an opportunity to highlight a system of care for those children victimized and traumatized by abuse. It is an opportunity to pause from daily routines and acknowledge participants in the child welfare system who are committed to promoting the social development and...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Press Release
Post date: April 6, 2018
Start Date Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Thursday, April 5, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recently passed a resolution at its 2018 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in San Diego addressing to reduce or eliminate the hardships associated with fines, fees, and costs in juvenile courts. In 2014, juvenile and family courts handled an estimated 975,000 delinquency cases. With the delinquency caseloads more than...
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Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: April 5, 2018
Start Date Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Thursday, March 8, 2018
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that the nonprofit organization would start a memorial scholarship fund in honor of the nationally recognized leader and juvenile and family law pioneer, Judge Richard J. FitzGerald. In honor of Judge FitzGerald’s enduring legacy of teaching judges and court professionals about judicial leadership and collaborative...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Press Release
Post date: March 5, 2018
Start Date Friday, January 12, 2018
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Friday, January 12, 2018
Body Our nation is grappling with the opioid epidemic that is killing 144 people a day. The criminal justice system and specifically specialty courts are on the front line of that epidemic; adjudicating individuals with substance use disorders and interfacing directly with their families.   Devin Reaves, MSW, is a person living in recovery since 2007. He is a community organizer and grassroots...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
Post date: January 12, 2018
Start Date Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Body Military families, drug treatment and domestic violencecontinue to be key focuses The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has received 24 new and supplemental awards providing more than $11.2 million in additional funding; the second highest amount in the organization’s history. The NCJFCJ is devoted to ensuring justice and improving outcomes for...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Press Release, Substance Abuse, Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: January 9, 2018
Start Date Monday, January 8, 2018
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Monday, January 8, 2018
Body The NCJFCJ is excited to announce a unique opportunity to test the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines (Guidelines), released in 2016 by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention, in sites participating in the JDTC Learning Collaborative. This means that the selected sites will be evaluated by an independent research organization to determine if JDTCs and the...
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Substance Abuse
Post date: November 30, 2017
Start Date Friday, January 5, 2018
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Friday, January 5, 2018
Body Through trainings, publications, and resolutions, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) works year round to improve the judiciary’s understanding of and response to domestic child sex trafficking (DCST). This January, the NCJFCJ recognizes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month as an opportunity to call attention to the issue of DCST and the judiciary’...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice
Post date: January 5, 2018
Start Date Tuesday, December 12, 2017
End Date:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Don Gimbel, portfolio manager for Geneva Advisors, LLC to their Board of Directors. Gimbel has more than 45 years of experience working in financial strategy, global assets, and investment management. Gimbel began his career at Loeb Rhoades & Co. and was the first U.S. stockbroker to specialize in developing...
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Press Release
Post date: December 12, 2017

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