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NORTH CAROLINA

In 2021, the NCJFCJ fulfilled more than 529 requests for technical assistance and trained more than 5,749 judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals across the nation.

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Requests for technical assistance in 2021
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Judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals trained in 2021
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Members

NCJFCJ in the State of North Carolina

Work and Impact

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Requests for technical assistance in 2021

76

Trained judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals working to protect North Carolina’s children, families, and victims in our communities in 2021

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Judicial and Associate Members in North Carolina

The Charlotte NCJFCJ Mentor Child Abuse and Neglect Model Court is recognized for its efforts to improve outcomes for abused and neglected children, juvenile offenders, and their families.

As part of the Implementation Sites Project, the NCJFCJ provides targeted training and technical assistance to the Rowan County District Court, under the leadership of Judge Beth Dixon, 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.

North Carolina judicial system professionals participated in the NCJFCJ's Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Virtual Information Expo, a national educational summit. They received information on innovations and best practices on trauma-informed preventions and interventions and on reaching and effectively serving children and youth who have experienced trauma and victimization.

North Carolina judicial system professionals received training on opioids and the challenges associated with intervention, treatment, and prevention.

Judicial system professionals from North Carolina participated in the 5 Ways Different Court Stakeholders Can Use Public Health Data and Resources to Address Substance Use Disorders webinar series. Judges, juvenile probation administrators, attorneys, and social service administrators learned how to use public health data to better address substance use disorders in their communities.

North Carolina judicial system professionals received training on the unique role of supervised visitation and safe exchange in the family court system.

A North Carolina judicial system professional received training on teen dating violence, social media, and the misuse of technology.

Judges and justice system professionals from North Carolina 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 North Carolina contributes juvenile court data to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). This national project of the NCJFCJ provides detailed and accurate information on the activities of the nation's juvenile courts to juvenile justice professionals, policy makers, researchers, and the public.

The NCJFCJ has 23 Judicial and Associate Members in North Carolina. The landscape of juvenile justice in North Carolina is detailed through the NCJFCJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography Policy Practice and Statistics website (JJGPS.org), a project of the NCJFCJ’s research division, the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ). JJGPS is an online resource that tracks juvenile justice reform in each state, allowing for comparisons within and across states.

Learn about the work and impact of the NCJFCJ in North Carolina
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