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Start Date Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Body Written by the Northwest Network of LGBT Survivors of Abuse Many domestic violence survivors are reluctant to use the criminal justice system[1]. In our work with LGBTQ youth survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence, the Northwest Network has uncovered significant barriers for youth experiencing violence to reaching out for and receiving help. In spring 2015, the Northwest Network...
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Domestic Violence
Post date: March 2, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is seeking juvenile drug courts wishing to assess needs, build capacity, implement appropriate program improvements, and evaluate program performance. The NCJFCJ will select six new juvenile drug courts to serve as “models for system change” and to join the Juvenile Drug Court (JDC) Learning Collaborative. The JDC Learning...
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Mental Health, Substance Abuse
Post date: March 1, 2016
Start Date Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is pleased to announce that the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody's website is now live! The Resource Center website contains resources and publications for domestic violence victims and professionals who work with survivors in child protection and custody cases, links to the work of our partners, and...
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Domestic Violence
Post date: February 24, 2016
Start Date Monday, February 22, 2016
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Body Written by: Jennifer White, Senior Attorney for Legal Programs, Futures Without Violence This year, a film named Audrie and Daisy was part of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival and will appear on Netflix in 2016. The film tells the stories of two high school girls in different parts of the country whose kinship is the result of a common tragedy; both girls were...
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: February 18, 2016
Start Date Monday, February 22, 2016
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Body On Feb. 23, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) will be hosting a panel of experts to discuss federally supported programs that offer cutting edge judicial education and work to improve practices in the juvenile and family court systems. Framing our discussion around the role of the juvenile and family court judge and the importance of a well-educated judiciary, we...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Juvenile Justice
Post date: February 22, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Body Written by Judge Anne K. McKeig[1] Introduction Let me tell you a story. Before I became a judge, I was a child welfare attorney for sixteen years. As an Assistant Hennepin County attorney, I handled hundreds of child protection matters falling under the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”), a statute which protects Native youth from being removed from their families and reservations. Like many...
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: February 15, 2016
Start Date Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) moderates and participates in the discussion   (Reno, Nev.) – A delegation of Russian gender-based violence officials, hosted by the Northern Nevada International Center, visited Reno under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program on February 8, 2016. The National Council of Juvenile...
Category:
Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice
Post date: February 9, 2016
Start Date Monday, February 8, 2016
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Monday, February 8, 2016
Body This second article in NCJFCJ’s Teen Dating Violence series is authored by Alex Cardenas, the Executive Director of CASA in Imperial County and Mayor of El Centro, California. The most effective response to teen dating violence occurs when the entire community responds with one voice to support survivors, ensure accountability for the abuser and protect the teen survivor. In domestic violence...
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: February 5, 2016
Start Date Friday, January 29, 2016
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Friday, January 29, 2016
Body One of the most important duties for any court system is to ensure that youth in the community are protected. As the former Presiding judge of the Milwaukee Children’s Court and Presiding Judge of the Milwaukee County Domestic Violence Courts, I have seen many young people who were survivors of teen dating violence. They included children who were both male and female, heterosexual and LGBTQ,...
Category:
Domestic Violence
Post date: January 28, 2016
Start Date Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Body The Quality Improvement Center for Research-Based Infant-Toddler Court Teams (QIC-CT) is building and disseminating knowledge of effective, collaborative court team interventions that seek to transform child welfare systems for infants and toddlers and their families. The QIC-CT supports work in 11 sites working to implement and institutionalize an innovative approach—based on the ZERO TO THREE...
Category:
Child Abuse and Neglect
Post date: January 28, 2016

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