Judicial

Economic Empowerment for People Who Have Experienced Human Trafficking: A Guide for Anti-Trafficking Service Providers

Introduction Human trafficking is a crime inextricably tied to economic victimization. Economic instability is a common precursor to human trafficking exploitation. During a trafficking experience, economic instability may be made worse if individuals are prevented from keeping or controlling their … 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

Why Youth Incarceration Fails: An Updated Review of the Evidence

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Though the number of youth confined nationwide has declined significantly over the past two decades, our country still incarcerates far too many young people. It does so despite overwhelming evidence showing that incarceration is an ineffective strategy for … 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

Improving Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Through a Race Equity Lens: A Toolkit For Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Introduction This toolkit is designed to equip juvenile and family court judges with effective strategies and tangible action plans for enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the court system. Drawing on a trauma-informed perspective, the toolkit aims to … Read More