RECENT WEBINARS: Child Custody Webinar Series for Advocates

March 16, 2017 - Watch Recording
Beyond the Legalese: An Introduction to Family Court
Presenters: Amanda Kay, Program Attorney, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and Jennifer L. Woodson, Family Court Enhancement Project Coordinator, Multnomah County Circuit Court

April 18, 2017 - Watch Recording
Evidence Basics: Helping to Make Sure Your Client’s Story Is Heard
Presenters: Hon. Shaun Floerke, Judge, Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District Court, and Nancy Ver Steegh, Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

May 18, 2017 - Watch Recording
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Interstate Child Custody Issues for Domestic Violence Survivors
Presenters: Deb Goelman and Sarah Whitesell, Co-Directors of the Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women

RECENT WEBINARS: Domestic Violence in the Dependency System: A Series for Child Welfare Professionals

Part 1: May 3, 2017 - Watch Recording
Child Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: Dispelling the Myths, Enhancing Practice
Presenter: Jennifer Rose, Independent Consultant for NCJFCJ and Co-Director of Inspire Action for Social Change (90 minutes)

Part 2: May 4, 2017 - Watch Recording
The Role of Social Workers in Dependency Cases with Domestic Violence Victims
Presenter: Isa Woldeguiorguis, Executive Director of The Center for Hope and Healing (90 minutes)

Part 3: May 11, 2017 - Watch Recording
Reasonable Efforts in Dependency Cases Involving Domestic Violence
Presenter: Hon. Katherine Lucero, Supervising Judge, Juvenile Dependency Court, Santa Clara County, California. (90 minutes)

The StrongHearts Native Helpline is now taking calls!

The National Indigenous Resource Center and The Hotline have been working together for the past few years to launch a culturally-appropriate, confidential service for Native Americans affected by domestic violence and dating violence. The StrongHearts Native Helpline is now taking calls!
Through StrongHearts, Native callers can connect one-on-one with knowledgeable StrongHearts advocates who can provide immediate support, personalized safety planning, crisis intervention, and referrals to Native-centered resources. Advocates are available at 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483), Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST. You can also connect with StrongHearts through social media.


Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.


1-800-52-PEACE or 1-800-527-3223
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