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Values and Goals

Values CJI Promotes

  • Child centered (operating “through the eyes of the child”)
  • Timeliness
  • Safety and stability of the child
  • A permanent, nurturing family for each child through reunification, adoption, or transfer of custody to a relative
  • Recognition of cultural, social, and economic differences
  • System accountability
  • Due process protection of the parties

Goals CJI Will Meet

  • Form a child protection system collaborative aimed at providing a permanent, nurturing family for the child
  • Implement case processing best practices
  • Establish an assessment process aimed at continuous improvement of practices, policies, and procedures
  • Strengthen judicial oversight of child protection cases


CJI Managers
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Minnesota Judicial Center (MJC)
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155