(National Technical Assistance Providers including NJIDV partners discuss domestic violence response in New York)
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence was formed as a partnership of three organizations, with OVW financial support, in 1998. NJIDV partners include:
Futures Without Violence is a founding partner of the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV) and has been a key participant in the work of NJIDV for over 18 years. From domestic and dating violence, to child abuse and sexual assault, Futures Without Violence works to end some of the most pressing global issues of our time. Futures Without Violence advances the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, and men and boys worldwide. In 1994, Futures Without Violence was instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by the US Congress. Striving to reach new audiences and transform social norms, we train professionals such as doctors, nurses, athletic coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse. We also work with every day with advocates and policy makers to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships – the relationships that all individuals, families, and communities need and deserve.
For more information on Futures Without Violence, please visit www.futureswithoutviolence.org
The VISION of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is for a society in which every family and child has access to fair, equal, effective, and timely justice.
The MISSION of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is to provide all judges, courts, and related agencies involved with juvenile, family, and domestic violence cases with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of the families and children who seek justice.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges will seek to fulfill its MISSION through the following GOALS:
- Improving the standards, practices, and effectiveness of the nation’s courts handling juvenile delinquency, family law, dependency and domestic violence cases;
- Providing training for judges and other professionals who serve in these courts;
- Providing support for judges and other professionals through continuing education, research, publications, and technical assistance;
- Providing technical support to court systems regarding their structure, management, and procedures;
- Contributing to the development and implementation of national policy, standards, and procedures regarding children and families;
- Acknowledging and upholding the rights of all parties and victims, the safety of all family members, and the safety of the community; and
- Informing the nation as to the work of the courts that hear juvenile delinquency, family law, dependency, and domestic violence cases.
For more information on the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, please visit http://www.ncjfcj.org/
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women.
For more information on the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, please visit http://www.usdoj.gov/ovw/