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11/17/20
Webinar
Making Reasonable Efforts Findings in a Pandemic

This webinar, taught by NCJFCJ Past President Judge R. Michael Key, will assist juvenile and family courts in understanding the importance of examining reasonable efforts during the current pandemic. The webinar will cover why a…

11/02/20
Webinar
The Link Between Animal Abuse and Elder Abuse, Part 2

Webinar Faculty: The Honorable Rosa Figarola, Children’s Courthouse and Juvenile Justice Center, Miami, FL Diane Balkin, JD, Animal Legal Defense Fund Juvenile and family court judges are called on to address and prevent harm by…

10/26/20
Webinar
The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence, Part 1

Webinar Faculty: The Honorable John Romero, Jr., Children’s Court, Albuquerque NM, NCJFCJ past president Diane Balkin, JD, Animal Legal Defense Fund Kathleen Wood, JD, Animal Legal Defense Fund Juvenile and family court judges are called…

09/29/20
Webinar
A Caseworker’s Companion to the Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Hearing Checklists for Caseworkers, Part 2

The Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody, a project of the NCJFCJ, is pleased to announce a two-part webinar series on the Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Child Welfare Caseworkers’ Companion Guide, which will introduce participants to the foundational…

09/21/20
Webinar
A Caseworker’s Companion to the Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Introducing the Companion Guide, Part 1

The Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody, a project of the NCJFCJ, is pleased to announce a two-part webinar series on the Enhanced Resource Guidelines: Child Welfare Caseworkers’ Companion Guide, which will introduce participants to the foundational…

05/04/20
Webinar
Ripe for Change - Tackling Overrepresentation

This webinar will explore Effective Intervention as a vehicle to address the pervasive overrepresentation of African American, Hispanic, and Native American children at the intersection of child maltreatment and domestic violence. While the Initiative promoted collaboration amongst…

05/04/20
Webinar
How Effective Intervention Changed One Community's Response to Domestic Violence

This webinar will explore the background, purpose and results of the Effective Intervention in Domestic Violence & Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice initiative and how Santa Clara County, California, sought to implement the initiative’s…

05/04/20
Webinar
Effective Intervention for Child Exposure to Domestic Violence

This webinar will provide an introduction to and background on the Effective Intervention Initiative. It will discuss the special edition of the Juvenile and Family Court Journal and the webinar series focused on the 20-year anniversary of the Initiative…

05/01/20
Webinar
Highly Quality Legal Representation in Juvenile and Family Courts

11/11/19
Webinar
The Disturbing Connection Between Foster Care and Domestic Child Sex Trafficking

It has been estimated that 60% of all child sex trafficking victims have histories in the child welfare system. Youth without stable families are particularly vulnerable to being exploited by traffickers. Traffickers are targeting and…

10/08/19
Video
NCJFCJ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Video

02/01/19
Webinar
Introducing the Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines

In 2005, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published the Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases (JDG). Over the years, the JDG has served as the guidepost for juvenile courts across the country. The JDG identifies the essential elements…