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Supporting Kinship Families of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Introduction n recent years, record numbers of unaccompanied immigrant children (UC) have crossed into the United States. Between 2017 and 2022, over 385,000 UC were apprehended crossing U.S. borders. This special population of immigrants are defined as children under the age of 18 who … Read More

Factors That Predict The Safe Recovery Of Missing And Abducted Children

INTRODUCTION Missing and abducted children deservedly garner a great deal of media attention; however, most missing children are not abducted, contrary to stereotypical beliefs about the inherent dangers of childhood. There are many reasons why a child may go missing—they … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP), Volume I: Measures

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Introduction The Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) project developed this set of performance measures to help the field understand and … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) Volume V: Background and Research

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Introduction In 2021, the Children’s Bureau funded the Capacity Building Center for Courts (CBCC) to develop a set of child welfare court, judicial, … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) Volume IV: Technical Guide

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Introduction In 2021, the Children’s Bureau funded the Capacity Building Center for Courts (CBCC) to develop a set of child welfare court, judicial, … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) Volume III: Implementation Toolbox

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Introduction The Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) project developed a Toolbox to support implementation of the measures into practice. This … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) Volume II: Implementation Guide

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Introduction This volume offers a step-by-step process to help you implement the Judicial, Court, Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP) in your court system. … Read More

Judicial, Court, and Attorney Measures of Performance (JCAMP): Quick Start Guide

Developed by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – Capacity Building Center for Judges Measures were developed using the following guiding principles. The measures must The measures were developed through an iterative process with feedback from judges, … Read More

MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT IN THE COURTROOM

A BENCHCARD FOR JUDICIAL PROFESSIONALS SERVING PARENTS AND CHILDREN AFFECTED BY OPIOID USE DISORDERS Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders (OUDs). MAT uses medications, in combination with counseling and other therapeutic techniques, to provide a … Read More

FAMILY JUSTICE JOURNAL: The Need For Belonging

If we cared about the harm of separating children from their parents, we’d be far less likely to do it. If we were serious about ending racial disparity, we would see it decline sharply. The reality is there has been … Read More