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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

Forensic and Health Services in FJCs: Successful Models and Promising Practices

Suzann Stewart and Kathy Bell of the Tulsa Family Safety Center, and Mary Claire Landry and Andy Mahoney of the New Orleans Family Justice Center, presented on the importance of providing forensic and health services... Read More

Caring for the Caregivers: How to Mitigate Staff Burnout and Create a Wellbeing Plan

Frontline staff navigate a multitude of complex client cases that can oftentimes quickly, if not intentionally mitigated, lead to burnout and staff turnover. Family Justice Center leaders have also shared moments of their own compassion... Read More

Part Two of Healing Modalities: Trauma-Informed Approaches for Sustaining Our Resilience as We Work

Our commitment and passion for the work we do is foundational to our effectiveness with survivors and their families. At the same time, consistent exposure to violence and trauma and the ongoing pandemic can negatively... Read More