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Start Date Monday, January 13, 2020
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Monday, January 13, 2020
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced Alicin Reidy Williamson, chief inclusion officer of Endeavor, has joined the Amicus Council, which is composed of experienced and influential individuals who help raise funds and tap into existing community resources and networks to advance the NCJFCJ nationally and in its respective communities. Williamson currently...
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Press Release
Post date: January 13, 2020
Start Date Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Thursday, January 2, 2020
Body Through trainings, publications, and resolutions, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) works year-round to improve the judiciary’s understanding of and response to domestic child sex trafficking (DCST). This January, the NCJFCJ recognizes National Human Trafficking Awareness Month as an opportunity to call attention to the issue of DCST and the judiciary’s efforts to...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice, Tribal Work and ICWA
Post date: December 31, 2019
Start Date Monday, December 16, 2019
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Monday, December 16, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is proud to announce Christine McClure, Ed.D., as program director for research at the NCJFCJ’s National Center for Juvenile Justice. In partnership with the director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice, Melissa Sickmund, Ph.D., Dr. McClure will be responsible for translating research information for practice professionals...
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Press Release
Post date: December 16, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for adolescents and adults in the juvenile and family justice system. Research revealed that substance abuse including alcohol, opioids and methamphetamines is increasing in the juvenile, family and tribal justice systems. Generally, the rates of...
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Child Abuse and Neglect, Research, Juvenile Justice, Substance Abuse
Post date: December 3, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Body The Supreme Court of Nevada has announced the release of the final report for the Nevada District Court, Family Division Assessment. Conducted between January and August of this year by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, the research division of the Nevada-based National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), the assessment re-examines the court operation model the Nevada...
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Domestic Violence, Family Law, Juvenile Justice, Press Release
Post date: November 19, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has released a video establishing the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the judiciary. The video features several judges and judicial officers from across the country discussing what diversity, equity and inclusion means to them and how professionals in the juvenile and family courts can better represent the...
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Press Release
Post date: October 22, 2019
Start Date Friday, September 13, 2019
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Friday, September 13, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Board of Directors passed a resolution recognizing and honoring 25 years of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and support for its reauthorization. On September 13, 1994, VAWA was enacted to address congressional concerns about violent crime, particularly crimes against women associated with domestic violence, dating violence,...
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Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: September 12, 2019
Start Date Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced Georgetown Law as a member of the oldest judicial membership organization in the country. The NCJFCJ and Georgetown Law recognize the importance of diversity and educating the public on the role and importance of the court system. Both organizations align to improve the judicial system by providing the latest resources,...
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Press Release
Post date: September 10, 2019
Start Date Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Body     The Judicial Engagement Network’s (JEN) Leadership Fellowship Program for judicial officers is now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of fellows. This 10-month-long Fellowship Program (January-November 2020) is designed to help support and further develop the work judicial officers are doing in their respective communities. The program will consist of a small cohort of fellow...
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Domestic Violence, Family Law
Post date: September 4, 2019
Start Date Friday, August 9, 2019
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Friday, August 9, 2019
Body The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has been granted special consultative status by the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council for its experience in providing judicial education to juvenile and family law professionals. This status, adopted by the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), allows the NCJFCJ to actively engage...
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Press Release
Post date: August 9, 2019

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