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02/29/12
Publication
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
Publication
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
Publication
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
Publication
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
Publication
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
Reasonable Efforts Checklist for Dependency Cases Involving Domes…

Domestic violence in dependency cases often goes unrecognized and unaddressed. This checklist includes easy reference bench cards for judges to consult during removal, adjudication, disposition, review, permanency, and termination hearings involving domestic violence. It is…

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
Publication
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.

02/29/12
Publication
Reconnecting: The Role of the Juvenile Court in Reentry

A guide to planning, implementing and operating a juvenile court to manage the reintegration into the community of juveniles who have undergone court-ordered out-of-home placement.

02/28/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Program Model and P…

This program model and planning guide is intended to be used in conjunction with the Juvenile Offenders: A Training Curriculum Guide – Volume Two  (Dispositional Court Hearing to Case Closure). The Guide addresses program challenges and…

02/28/12
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Curriculum Guide: D…

A series of five modules, this curriculum is designed to follow the Graduated Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: A Training Curriculum Guide – Volume One. In addition, like Volume One, will help deliver training to juvenile…

02/28/12
Report
Resource Reallocation: The Clark County Experience

Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada, one of the ten demonstration sites, describes its experience and lessons learned in the process of applying resource reallocation to planning and implementing its graduated sanctions efforts. This is a…