NCJFCJ in the State of Delaware
Work and Impact
Requests for technical assistance in 2021
Trained judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals working to protect Delaware’s children, families, and victims in our communities in 2021
Judicial and Associate Members in Delaware
As part of the Implementation Sites Project, the NCJFCJ provides targeted training and technical assistance to the New Castle County Family Court in Wilmington, under the leadership of Judge Michael Newell, to improve practice in the handling of child abuse and neglect cases, reduce the number of children in foster care, and improve outcomes for children in care.
The NCJFCJ provided a training on the Family First Prevention Services Act for judicial officers attending the Delaware Family Court Retreat.
Delaware judicial system professionals received training on the unique role of supervised visitation and safe exchange in the family court system.
A Delaware judicial system professional received training on continuous quality improvement by using data to improve the courts’ handling of dependency hearings.
The NCJFCJ provided training to the Delaware family law bench and related stakeholders on the link between animal abuse and interpersonal violence and on considerations of pet welfare in family law cases.
A Delaware judicial system professional received training on teen dating violence, social media, and the misuse of technology.
A Delaware judicial system professional received training on opioids and the challenges associated with intervention, treatment, and prevention.
Judges and justice system professionals from Delaware received specialized child welfare, domestic violence, and juvenile justice training on current and cutting-edge topics and research during the NCJFCJ’s Annual Conference and National Conference on Juvenile Justice.
The NCJFCJ has 47 Judicial and Associate Members in Delaware.
Chief Judge Michael K. Newell of Wilmington is a Board Director of the NCJFCJ and a 2021 Days on the Hill Delegate.