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Reducing Demand for Child Sex Trafficking

Who buys sex from children, and why? Tens of thousands of children are sexually exploited every year in the United States. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there were 21.4…

Understanding and Communicating with Youth Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Mitigating Trauma

Judge John Romero (Ret.) and Toni McKinley, M.A., L.P.C., discuss steps that can be taken to mitigate trauma in the courtroom for youth who have survived sex trafficking trauma. Building a healing-centered and trauma-informed courtroom…

Neuropsychology of Trafficking Trauma

NCJFCJ and Toni McKinley, MA, LPC present this 90-minute webinar and Q&A session. Youth who have experienced trafficking have endured intense and prolonged traumatization. This trauma fundamentally rewrites the central nervous system of people who…

Part II: Animal Cruelty and Juvenile Offending

This webinar, taught by Judge H. Lee Chitwood, with the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Pulaski VA, Dr. Barbara Boat, faculty with the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Jamie Contreras,…

Safe and Together Institute: A Perpetrator Pattern Based Approach

This webinar will discuss how Effective Intervention has shaped the environment related to perpetrator accountability in child welfare, how a paradigm shift in work with fathers can advance domestic violence-informed practice, and how a perpetrator pattern-based approach,…

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…

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…

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…

Highly Quality Legal Representation in Juvenile and Family Courts

Civil Protection Orders and Remote Hearings: A Panel Discussion

This webinar focuses on how five different jurisdictions have used methods such as telephonic and video conferencing to hold hearings for the issuance of and compliance with civil protection orders in the face of the…

Moving Beyond the "Honor System": Effective Strategies to Prevent Prohibited Abusers' Access to Firearms

During this webinar, participants will learn about: The factors that render firearm surrender requirements an ”honor system” with no real accountability Practice tips and strategies to move from an “honor system” to a “Culture of…

Getting Child Support When You're Afraid of the Other Parent

This webinar will give examples of how local domestic violence programs can work with local child support agencies to tailor the information on the card to local processes and resources and build a coordinated approach…