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03/29/23
Publication
Helpful Tips for Judges to Support the Implementation of an Infan…

This publication is intended to help judges launching ITCPs identify key components of the implementation process and embrace their leadership role off the bench to help support the effective implementation of ITCP programs.

12/12/22
Technical Assistance Bulletin
How Child Welfare Courts Use the Enhanced Resource Guidelines to …

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published the Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Improving Court Practices in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases (Enhanced Resource Guidelines) to provide guidance to judges on all stages…

08/22/22
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Targeted Resource Mapping Toolkit: Six Strategies to Fill Communi…

NCJFCJ partnered with judicially-led court sites to engage in Targeted Resource Mapping to document the continuum of services available for children and families affected by OUDs and other SUDs. As a result of that work, the NCJFCJ…

02/10/22
Publication
Custody and Parenting Time Orders: Compliance Monitoring and Enfo…

This document provides a set of suggested practices and strategies for consideration by courts seeking to improve compliance with custody and parenting time orders. Main topics include exercising judicial leadership, crafting orders with enforceability and…

09/28/20
Brief
Addressing Domestic Violence in Juvenile Dependency Mediation: Sp…

Juvenile dependency mediation is an evidence-based, best practice that focuses on the child’s best interest. It is a collaborative, non-adversarial conversation facilitated by specially trained neutral mediators in a secure, comfortable, and safe setting. This…

09/28/20
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Things to Know About Child Protection and Domestic Violence

Facing a child protection investigation is scary for any parent and even more for domestic violence survivors. A parent who uses violence against the other parent, not surprisingly, is often found to use violence against…

10/31/18
Technical Assistance Bulletin
State Custody Statutes Relevant to Domestic Violence

This chart shows statutes for all 50 states and the District of Columbia involving child custody and domestic violence. The chart is current as of 10/31/2018.

02/14/17
Publication
Frequently Asked Questions on Relocation for Victim Advocates

Frequently Asked Questions on Relocation for Victim Advocates is designed to help people understand some of the legal issues involved in helping a domestic violence survivor who is considering moving from one state or tribal…

12/09/16
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Child-Related Relief in Protection Orders

 This chart summarizes state statutes that permit a protection order to include an order regarding custody or parenting time, for child support, or for other child-related relief. For child support, only provisions authorizing payments directly…

09/11/20
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Judicial Awareness of Resilience in Family Court: Some Initial Co…

This is the second in a series of technical assistance briefs on resilience by the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (RCDV:CPC), a project of the National Council of Juvenile and Family…

09/08/20
Technical Assistance Bulletin
Restorative Justice: Healing through Honoring Community Customs, …

This interview with Judge Claudette White focuses on restoration rather than just punishment. She uses the traditional tribal customs and practices of the people she serves to create new pathways in which tribal families dealing with historical trauma and…

09/08/20
Fact Sheet
20 Facts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020

For our 2020 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Fact Sheet, the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody (RCDV: CPC), a project of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), seeks…