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In 2022, the NCJFCJ fulfilled over 600 requests for technical assistance and trained approximately 7,000 judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals across the nation.

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Requests for technical assistance in 2022
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Judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals trained in 2022
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Members

NCJFCJ in the State of Montana

Work and Impact

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Requests for technical assistance in 2022.

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Trained judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals working to protect Montana’s children, families, and survivors in our communities in 2022.

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Judicial and Associate Members in Montana.

Working with the Council for State Governments, the NCJFCJ provided technical assistance to the Montana Supreme Court and Administrative Office of the Courts to increase judicial specialization and training for judges assigned to juvenile delinquency dockets.

The NCJFCJ is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to provide targeted support to the Chippewa Cree Tribe Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Team, which is implementing the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines and other key recommended practices. The NCJFCJ provides targeted support through court assessments, on-site court observation, strategic planning activities, peer-to-peer learning, and individualized training.

Montana judicial system professionals received training on identifying and avoiding the overuse of psychiatric medication with children in foster care. The discussion explored the causes of overmedication and the red flags that can help them recognize situations where the child’s treatment with psychiatric medications may be problematic.

Montana judicial system professionals received training on improving practice in child welfare through research.

A Montana judicial system professional received training on enhancing equity and justice in domestic violence cases.

A Montana judicial system professional received training on the role of the judge in transforming juvenile probation and the use of minimum probation conditions.

Judges and justice system professionals from Montana 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 state of Montana contributes juvenile court data to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Donald B. Gimbel of Livingston is a Sustaining Member and a Board Director of the NCJFCJ. Judge John W. Parker of Great Falls is a Board Director of the NCJFCJ.

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