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03/01/12
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The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children: A Manual and…

Presents information necessary to effectively implement the ICPC. Provides instructional information to assist judges and court staff in teaching others about the Compact.

02/29/12
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Full Faith and Credit: A Passport to Safety, A Judge's Guide

Full Faith and Credit: A Passport to Safety, A Judge’s Guide (Passport to Safety) was developed in 1999 as part of the Office on Violence Against Women’s comprehensive effort to assist states, tribes, and territories…

02/29/12
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Exploring the Evidence: The Value of Juvenile Drug Courts

Research is bringing to light what many JDC practitioners already knew – juvenile drug courts work! “Exploring the Evidence: The Value of Juvenile Drug Courts” points to several components of juvenile drug courts that do…

02/29/12
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Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know About Trauma an…

This bulletin was published by NCJFCJ in 2010 and is a valuable source of information for juvenile court judges. The Bulletin is broken down into ten key components that every juvenile judge should consider as…

02/29/12
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Managing and Sustaining Your Juvenile Drug Court

“Managing and Sustaining Your Juvenile Drug Court” is part one of a two-part series. Research has found that JDCs travel through a certain cycle – a “Juvenile Drug Court Development Cycle”. Having a better understanding of that…

02/29/12
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Ensuring Fidelity to the Juvenile Drug Courts Strategies in Pract…

“Managing and Sustaining Your Juvenile Drug Court” is part one of a two-part series. Part two is an assessment tool for juvenile drug courts. “Ensuring Fidelity to the Juvenile Drug Courts Strategies in Practice-A Program Component…

02/29/12
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Using Sober Support Groups in Your Juvenile Court

The bulletin was developed by a group of multidisciplinary professionals who work with substance abusing youth. The bulletin is a valuable tool that will guide courts and court practitioners to make the best possible decisions…

02/29/12
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Civil Protection Orders: A Guide for Improving Practice

This publication is known as the CPO Guide. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women developed the CPO Guide as a tool designed to support…

02/29/12
Bench Card
A Judicial Guide to Child Safety in Custody Cases

Because custody cases involving abuse have intermingled issues of safety and access, judges require effective and accessible information and tools to aid their decision-making. The Judicial Guide contains 14 bench cards which provide an easy-to-use…

02/29/12
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Navigating Custody and Visitation Evaluations in Cases with Domes…

As the volume of cases involving custody, parent access, and domestic violence continues to rise, judges are relying on professional custody evaluators to inform their decisions more than ever before. This Navigating Guide is designed…

02/29/12
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A Judicial Curriculum on Juvenile DWI and Alcohol and Other Drug …

This regionally based training curriculum will impart a new perspective to judges who deal with youth DWIs and give them the tools needed to become a proactive member of their community and advocates for change.

02/29/12
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Juvenile Drug Courts: Strategies in Practice

These 16 strategies, each accompanied by recommendations for implementation, are designed to be a guide to planning, operating, and implementing juvenile drug courts.