NCJFCJ in the State of Ohio
Work and Impact
Requests for technical assistance in 2022.
Trained judges, judicial officers, attorneys, and other juvenile and family court-related professionals working to protect Ohio’s children, families, and survivors in our communities in 2022.
Judicial and Associate Members in Ohio.
The NCJFCJ is funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to provide targeted support to the Clark County, Cuyahoga County, and Montgomery County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Teams, which are participating in a large-scale research project to determine whether juvenile drug treatment court practices produce positive outcomes for youth and families.
With funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, the NCJFCJ provides training and technical assistance to the Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas Juvenile Division to enhance juvenile and family court responses to human trafficking.
The NCJFCJ leads the Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP) in Columbus. The FTAP works with a team of local stakeholders to promote the effective implementation of firearms restrictions in domestic violence cases at the federal, state, and local levels.
With funding support from the NoVo Foundation, the NCJFCJ provides training and technical assistance to the Lucas County Juvenile Court to identify and promote promising practices in juvenile and family courts to address child sex trafficking.
Judicial system professionals from Ohio participated in Courts in the Era of #WeToo: How Judges and Court Managers Can Cooperate to Address Gender-Based Harassment and Abuse, a new training curriculum for courts on addressing workplace harassment. This new curriculum focuses on responding to harassment in the judicial environment while centering the safety, respect, and dignity of people who work in — or who are regularly engaged with — the court.
An Ohio judicial system professional participated in the NCJFCJ’s Child Abuse and Neglect Institute (CANI). The institute delivers exemplary instruction on the knowledge and skills necessary to preside over effective child abuse and neglect court processes and to improve outcomes for children and families involved in the child welfare system.
The NCJFCJ presented a judicial training on domestic violence and victim and perpetrator behaviors in Columbus.
Judge Anthony (Tony) Capizzi of Dayton, Judge David E. Stucki (Ret.) of Brewster, and Judge James A. Ray (Ret.) of Waterville are NCJFCJ Past Presidents.
Judge David A. Hejmanowski of Delaware is an NCJFCJ Board Director. Judge Denise Navarre Cubbon of Toledo is the NCJFCJ’s Amicus Council Chair. Judge Cubbon and Judge Helen Wallace of Dayton served as 2022 Days on the Hill Delegates.