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10/15/14
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Project ONE: Spotlight on the Inaugural All-Sites Meeting

This brief serves as a summary of a foundational event in the life of the Project ONE initiative—the All- Sites meeting held in Reno, Nev. May 2014. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court…

09/12/14
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School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practic…

The NCJFCJ has published this guide as part of a larger project addressing school discipline referrals to the juvenile justice system. The project aims to reduce the number of referrals to the juvenile justice system…

09/11/14
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Reasonable Efforts: A Judicial Perspective

Reasonable Efforts: A Judicial Perspective, written by NCJFCJ Past President Judge Leonard Edwards (Ret.), is a publication made possible by the generous support of Casey Family Programs and Philanthropic Ventures Foundation. From the Foreword by…

08/30/14
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School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System: The Context for a…

The NCJFCJ has published a Technical Assistance Bulletin on the School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System: A Context for a Practice Guide for Courts and Schools as part of a larger project addressing school…

07/16/14
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Developing Effective Policies for Addressing the Needs of Court-I…

Developing Effective Policies for Addressing the Needs of Court-involved Youth with Co-occurring Disorders Brief by Robert Kinsherff, Ph.D., and Joseph J. Cocozza, Ph.D., suggests modifications to eight critical domains of the juvenile drug treatment court…

07/16/14
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New Directions to Effectively Address Co-occurring Mental Disorde…

New Directions to Effectively Address Co-occurring Mental Disorders Brief by Holly Hills, Ph.D., and Karli J. Keator, MPH, outlines program modifications for juvenile drug courts to consider. Two models that have successfully served youth with…

05/29/14
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A Guide to Conducting Effective Training Evaluations: Recommendat…

The development of this Guide has been funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau through the National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues (NRCLJI). The Guide was developed for dependency court systems…

05/07/14
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Parents for Parents Outcome Evaluation: Additional Examination of…

Peer-to-peer models have been demonstrated a successful intervention in a variety of disciplines. The Parent for Parent (P4P) model uses veteran parents to assist families that are just entering the dependency system navigate through it…

03/28/14
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Practical Tips to Help Juvenile Drug Court Teams Implement the 16…

The In-Practice Tip Sheets are resources for juvenile drug court teams and are meant to provide operational steps to implementing the 16 Strategies in Practice. This is not an exhaustive list of practice tips. Juvenile…

03/28/14
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7 Series - 7 Articles with 7 Easy Steps to Improving Your Juvenil…

The 7 Series is a series of articles to help operationalize complex frameworks and theories for juvenile drug court professionals. Each article relays seven steps to make enhancements in specific areas: collaborative planning, performance measures,…

03/28/14
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Engaging Schools in the Juvenile Drug Court: Promising Strategies…

The NCJFCJ set out to gather the experiences and insights of JDC practitioners across the country who have worked to partner with schools. More than 40 practitioners — representing a variety of roles within the JDC —…

03/06/14
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The Judicial Institute on Adolescent Relationship Abuse Curriculu…

Research confirms that as many as one in five adolescent females and one in ten adolescent males have been abused physically or sexually by a dating partner. In response, many states have made protective orders…