NCJFCJ in the State of Utah
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 Utah’s children, families, and victims in our communities in 2021.
Judicial and Associate Members in Utah
The Salt Lake City 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.
Utah judicial system professionals participated in the Improving Criminal Justice Responses (ICJR) Program Grantee Orientation webinar.
A Utah judicial professional participated in the Considerations for Reopening Juvenile and Family Courts: Operational Procedures webinar. The training explored considerations for the physical and environmental safety of juvenile and family courts as they return to in-person operations.
Utah judicial system professionals learned about cyberviolence and its relationship to domestic violence during the What a Judge Needs to Know webinar series.
Judges and justice system professionals from Utah 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 Utah 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 landscape of juvenile justice in Utah is detailed through the 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.
The NCJFCJ has 82 Judicial and Associate Members in Utah.
Judge Angela F. Fonnesbeck of Logan is an NCJFCJ Board Director. Judge Sharon P. McCully (Ret.) of Salt Lake City is an NCJFCJ Past President.