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The Children's Justice Initiative is committed to providing ongoing training to judges, attorneys, social workers, guardians ad litem, court administration, and other child protection system stakeholders in an effort to improve practice and child safety, permanency, and wellbeing for abused and neglected children and their families. Click on event name for more details.

Child Sex Trafficking: Risk Factors, Screening, Intervention, and Resources  NEW 
Primer for District Court Judges on Determining the Applicability of the Indian Child Welfare Act (WebEx Replay) (February 2015) NEW
2014 Regional Team Meetings:  Trauma-Informed Practice - Your Role NEW
Understanding and Applying ICWA at the Local Level: Purpose, Strategies, Resources and Practice (Duluth, August 21-24, 2014)
2014 Spring CJI Leadership Meetings
CHIPS Parent Attorney Training (April 16, 2014) 
"Foundations 48" Mini-Conference: Ideas and Concepts For Improving The Child Protection System (Ramsey County CJI Team)   (March 24, 2014)
CHIPS Parents' Attorneys Core Skills Conference (May 15-17, 2013)

Right from the Beginning: Permanency Planning 2013 (Nov. 1, 2013) 

2012 Regional CJI Team Meetings: Trauma Informed Practice and Fostering Connections
June 15, 2012 – Child Welfare Legislative Update 
May 11, 2012 - 2012 Achieving Timely Permanency for Children 
2011 CHIPS Attorney Conferences
2010 Regional CJI Team Meetings
2010 CHIPS Legislative Updates
2010 CHIPS MNCIS Data Quality Training for LOTP Report
2008 Regional CJI Team Meetings
September 25, 2009 - CJI Presents:  2009 Legislative and Rules Changes
2008 - Voluntary Foster Care for Treatment
December 10-11, 2008 - Children's Program Kit:  Supportive Education for Children of Addicted Parents
July 15 and 18, 2008 - Overview of Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) Process
May 23-24, 2007 - Child Protection Conference: Connections Matter

April 26, 2007 - Rule 25 Assessments and the Chemical Health System

February 2, 2007 -- "The Brain Chemistry of Addiction" by Carol Ackley

Judy Nord
Court Services
Staff Attorney- Children's Justice Initiative
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