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07/19/21
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The Role of The Judge in Transforming Juvenile Probation: A Toolk…

The NCJFCJ has prepared, The Role of the Judge in Transforming Juvenile Probation: A Toolkit for Leadership (hereafter also referred to as the Toolkit) to provide judges with practical strategies and recommendations to help their jurisdictions take…

04/27/21
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Seeing What’s Underneath: A Resource for Understanding Behavior…

Juvenile court can be a stressful environment— for everyone. But for court-involved youth, it can also be embarrassing, confusing, and traumatic. Youth may fail to meet adults’ expectations to be respectful and compliant or to…

04/22/21
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Linking Systems of Care: How Four Jurisdictions Are Coordinating …

Children, youth, and young adults who are survivors of traumatic events during their formative years often encounter multiple human service and legal systems. Serving youth with multi-system experiences requires an approach that recognizes multi-system involvement,…

12/11/20
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Redefining Judicial Leadership: Stories of Transformative Practic…

Through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funding, the Implementation Sites Project was developed to replicate the infrastructure pioneered by the National Council of Juvenile and Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Model Courts Project.…

10/13/20
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Resources for Petitioners: Service of Process in Another State

This Technical Assistance Brief provides a summary of resources available regarding the out-of-state service of civil protection orders, petitions, and related court notices and documents.

09/22/20
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Strategies for Engaging Youth and Families with Lived Experiences

Juvenile and family court professionals should work to positively impact the children and families involved in the justice system. Engaging people who have past involvement in the juvenile and family justice system can positively impact…

09/21/20
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Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Child Welfare Workers' Companion Gu…

This Child Welfare Caseworkers’ Companion Guide to the NCJFCJ’s ENHANCED RESOURCE GUIDELINES has been developed with the goal of improving caseworker hearing practice in child abuse and neglect cases generally, but also with a focus on improving…

01/18/17
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Designing Supervised Visitation and Exchange Centers That Promot …

The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) convened discussion groups of  mothers and fathers who used visitation centers due to domestic violence, convened visitation providers, and received insight from technical assistance…

03/18/11
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Case Law on Supervised Visitation or Exchange Issues in Cases Inv…

This document provides an overview of supervised visitation and domestic violence cases published in the last three years.

03/18/10
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Safe Passage: Supervised Safe Exchange for Battered Women and The…

This publication sums up key issues in supervised safe exchange, presents strategies to address those issues, and suggests policy and procedure changes that will help visitation programs deliver this critical service as skillfully and safely…

03/18/09
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Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Helping Battered Women in Contact with C…

This guide offers practical suggestions to assist advocates working day-to-day with victims and uses the familiar and concrete framework of woman-defined advocacy to explain advocates’ important role in safety planning when victims are in contact…

03/18/09
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Domestic Violence Programs and Children’s Records: Issues of Co…

The importance of confidentiality in the lives of battered women and their children cannot be understated. Preserving confidentiality for these women and children is central to ensuring their safety and allowing them to regain and…