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11/14/16
Publication
Child Abuse and Neglect Institute Evaluation: Training Impact on …

The NCJFCJ’s annual training for dependency court judges, the Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI), provides instruction for new or experienced judges on the knowledge and skills necessary to preside over an effective child abuse…

11/11/16
Bench Card
Hawaii CCC Case File Review and Court Observation Pre and Post Be…

In 2007, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with Casey Family Programs, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began the Courts Catalyzing Change: Achieving Equity and Fairness…

10/26/16
Publication
Safe Havens: Lessons From a Decade of Change

While the need for supervised visitation and exchange for victims of domestic violence and their children had long been recognized, the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Program (Safe Havens Program) provided a key…

10/13/16
Fact Sheet
31 Facts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

May 22, 2017, marks the 80th Anniversary of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. For nearly a century, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) mission to “improve the…

10/04/16
Synergy
Synergy, Vol. 19, No. 3

This issue of Synergy focuses on the child support system, its evolving role in the lives of low-income families, and the implications of that evolution for domestic violence survivors and their children. The issues gives…

09/28/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 21

Family Violence: Legislative Update Volume 21 is now available! This volume focuses on the 2015 legislative sessions. In 2015, for the first time in recent years, efforts to enact and reinforce victim rights and protections…

09/26/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Steps for Presenting Evidence in Court

When you go to court, you will give information (called “evidence”) to a judge who will decide your case. This evidence may include information you or someone else tells to the judge (“testimony”) as well…

09/26/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
10 Ways to Find Help with Your Case

If you are the victim of domestic violence and need legal help, this guide will help you find someone who can help you with your case. A lawyer who knows about domestic violence may be…

09/18/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Child Protection Investigations (CPI) Project

A Technical Assistance Brief: Spotlight on the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

09/01/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
American Indian Community Outreach Programs

A Technical Assistance Brief: Spotlight on Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis Location.

08/30/16
Report
Research Report: May 2016 National Judicial Institute on Domestic…

Domestic child sex trafficking (DCST) is a growing and complex problem in the U.S. Juvenile and family court judges are in a unique position to assist victimized youth to ensure they receive necessary services to…

06/06/16
Bench Card
Judicial Tip Sheet on Kinship Care

In an effort to promote the importance of placing children with family members, a one page tip sheet for judicial officers on kinship care was created in partnership with the American Bar Association and the…