Please join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in Dallas for our 2023 National Conference on Juvenile Justice, March 19-22, 2023, at the Dallas Renaissance Addison Hotel. The conference will feature amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire you. broaden your knowledge, and provoke discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system.
For 85 years, the NCJFCJ has led systems to change by embracing the values of Compassion, Leadership, Education, and Community through our network of more than 30,000 juvenile and family court professionals who share in the mission of this organization.
There will be plenary and breakout sessions on juvenile justice, trafficking, child welfare, highlighting court best practices, innovative solutions, and self-care. These are just some of the educational offerings of the 2023 National Conference on Juvenile Justice.
Who Should Attend?
This conference is designed for a wide range of disciplines and is open to all those interested in the improvement of child welfare and the juvenile justice system.
The Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges is designed specifically for state and tribal judicial officers who are new to the juvenile and family court bench or who are returning to the bench after other assignments and desire a refresher course.
This intensive 4½ day program, previously known as Core College, is designed so participants can leave with increased knowledge, practical tools, and an essential foundation of best practice to use in the cases coming before them. A strong faculty of current and former judicial officers and content area experts from academic and applied settings will share their insight on ethical issues, child and adolescent development, schools and courts, the Indian Child Welfare Act, trauma-informed justice, abuse and neglect, delinquency, interpersonal violence, custody, divorce, self-represented litigants, judicial safety and security, and dealing with the media.
Accordingly, this training prepares judicial scholars for participation in other NCJFCJ institutes that delve further into the topic areas of family law, delinquency, dependency, and domestic violence.
More information: https://www.ncjfcj.org/events/institute-for-new-juvenile-and-family-court-judges/
The CWLA 2023 National Conference, Stronger Together: Uniting to Advance Change, will be held April 26-28, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Using CWLA’s guiding principles, this conference will highlight successful strategies for bridging the divide between public and private sectors of child welfare and related systems and the families and communities they serve. For three days, child- and family-serving professionals, families, and community representatives will gather to explore effective ways of deepening their relationships and engaging in more effective collaboration. By harnessing our collective wisdom, we can develop and implement innovative and sustainable solutions that achieve child and family well-being.
True collaboration allows space for everyone’s voice to be heard. CWLA will feature workshops from community partners who focus on child and family well-being through childcare, Head Start, housing and other services, as well as from frontline staff and youth and parents with lived expertise. Workshops will focus on effective strategies and practices that strengthen families; cross-system partnerships; innovative approaches to service delivery; bolstering the child welfare workforce; strategies for supporting families impacted by mental health, and more.
As always, the conference will be an opportunity to engage with your practice and policy colleagues from around the country, with events designed to encourage connection across systems, sectors, and state lines.
The conference will feature amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire you, broaden your knowledge, and provoke discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system.
For over 85 years, the NCJFCJ has led systems to change by embracing the values of Compassion, Leadership, Education, and Community through our network of more than 30,000 juvenile and family court professionals who share in the mission of this organization.
There will be plenary sessions highlighted by topic-specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as well as sessions highlighting innovative solutions and self-care are just the beginning of the educational offerings of the NCJFCJ’s 86th Annual Conference.
This conference is designed for a wide range of disciplines and is open to all those who strive to improve the systems and change the lives of children, families and survivors in the court system and our communities.
More information: https://www.ncjfcj.org/events/86th-annual-conference/
Save the Date for the 2023 Together We Can Conference to be held with both in-person and there will be a smaller virtual component to the event. More information: www.latwc.org.