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Start Date Monday, April 3, 2017
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Monday, April 3, 2017
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time for all parents, children, judges, legal professionals, social workers, corporate leaders, and court system stakeholders to pause and consider the significant impact child abuse can have on our communities and nation. In 1983, President Ronald Regan...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: March 31, 2017
Start Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Body Nationally renowned legal scholar Professor Erwin Chemerinsky to deliver opening keynote Professor Chemerinsky is one of the nation’s premier experts in constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of 10 books including the casebook, Constitutional Law, which is one of the most widely read law textbooks in the country....
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice
Post date: March 28, 2017
Start Date Monday, March 27, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
Body Everyone can play a role in supporting young people. National Youth Violence Prevention Week is a great time to get involved. The goal of the National Youth Violence Prevention Week is to raise awareness and to educate students, teachers, school administrators, counselors, school resource officers, school staff, parents, and the public on effective ways to prevent or reduce youth violence....
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: March 27, 2017
Start Date Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Body The Juvenile and Family Court Journal published a special issue focused on improving child welfare systems across the U.S.  The “Rethinking Foster Care” issue is the result of collaboration between the Juvenile and Family Court Journal and the University of Michigan Law School, who hosted a Rethinking Foster Care symposium in May 2016. This symposium brought together national experts, researchers...
Category:
Juvenile and Family Court Journal
Post date: March 16, 2017
Start Date Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) endorses the Conference of Chief Justices’ (CJJ) Resolution 1, In Support of Reauthorization of Court Improvement Programs (CIP). CCJ’s Resolution 1 is consistent with the Resolution adopted by the NCJFCJ Membership in 2001 and the Position Statement adopted by its Executive Committee in 2016, encouraging continuing support for...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence
Post date: March 16, 2017
Start Date Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Body Authored by:The Honorable Ramona GonzalezLa Crosse County Circuit Court, WisconsinBoard Dir​ector, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Sally is a seven-year-old girl who just disclosed physical abuse to her teacher. Over the next few days, Sally must relate her story multiple times to a social worker, an attorney, a foster parent, a police officer, and a judge. Each time she...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence
Post date: March 15, 2017
Start Date Monday, March 13, 2017
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Monday, March 13, 2017
Body Hosted by NCJFCJ's Diversity Committee Professor Aura Newlin’s session, Lessons of the Japanese American Confinement Experience: Historical Contexts, Present-Day Relevance, and the Impact on Families and Children, will examine the race-based confinement of Japanese immigrants and their US-born children during WWII as the result of wartime fears directed toward those who looked like the enemy. In...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice
Post date: March 13, 2017
Start Date Friday, March 10, 2017
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Friday, March 10, 2017
Body   Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a series of panel discussions to determine whether municipal fines and fees disparately impact federally protected communities in the state, and, if so, what steps can be taken to remedy the impact. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, simultaneously at two locations. The...
Category:
Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: March 10, 2017
Start Date Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Body National organization to help court improve outcomes in child abuse and neglect cases The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has selected the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Child Dependency Court as one of six new courts to join their Implementation Sites Project, which helps to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children and their...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: February 23, 2017
Start Date Tuesday, February 21, 2017
End Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Body Written by: Alexandrea Scott, Program Attorney, Break the Cycle ­­ “Would it be alright with you if I look at the picture he posted? I can give you better information if I know exactly what he said and what the picture looks like.” When I met Elena, she was only 15 years old. I knew from the referral that Elena’s ex-boyfriend, Marcus, had shared a nude picture of Elena on Instagram after she...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence
Post date: February 21, 2017

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