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The President’s Family Justice Center Initiative Best Practices

 In October, 2003, President George W. Bush announced the creation of the President’s Family Justice Center Initiative. The $20 million Initiative created specialized “one stop shop,” co-located, multi-disciplinary service centers for victims of family violence... Read More

What is an FJC? Two-Part Series

The Family Justice Center Movement has been growing across the country and around the world. Today, there are over 130 Family Justice/Multi-Agency (FJ/MA) Centers using a co-located service model across the United States with 50-75 in... Read More

Hope-Centered Intake: How to Put the Science of Hope into Practice

Alliance for HOPE International President Casey Gwinn and Program Manager (OVC Technology Initiative) Sarah Pike, discussed how the science of hope can be incorporated into daily intake and case management processes at Family Justice/Multi-Agency Centers and other co-located service models.... Read More

Confidentiality and Information Sharing in FJCs Webinar

Privacy, confidentiality, and privilege are cornerstones of victim recovery and victim services. With these as our foundation, informed consent prior to information sharing is the next building block. On this webinar, national experts Casey Gwinn,... Read More

Alameda County Family Justice Center – Confidential Communication Policy and Protocol

This template resource, created by the Alameda County Family Justice Center, highlights the Center's policies and protocols when handling confidential communication with clients. The first three pages of the form explain what confidentiality means in... Read More