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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

What Judges and Court Staff Need to Know About Strangulation

Casey Gwinn, J.D., Gael Strack, J.D., Judge Lee Chitwood andJim Henderson, MSW will share new resource tools, emerging sentencing statutes, case law, and court considerations in handling strangulation cases. Casey Gwinn and Gael Strack will discuss... Read More

Strangulation Suffocation Supplemental Investigative Worksheet

  Our new strangulation worksheet is available for free to all law enforcement agencies to use for the handling of strangulation cases across the United States. It was designed by the Legal Committee for the Institute and peer reviewed by our national... Read More

Unpacking the Framework: How to Use Reconciliation to Repair Institutional Harm

Paul Smith, Rachel Teicher, and Danneile Davis of the National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC), an internationally recognized action research center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, discussed the need for... Read More