|National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking|
|9/9/2019 - 9/11/2019|
Venue to be announces to participants
|National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges|
|Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice|
|The workshop to help judicial officers better understand the dynamics of domestic child sex trafficking, the applicable laws and legal considerations involving trafficking victims, how to identify trafficked and at-risk children, and how to connect these youth to appropriate services. |
The workshop, offered several times a year in varying locations, uses hypothetical case scenarios, small group discussions, interactive exercises, and lectures to enhance knowledge and skills in identifying and working with children who have been or are at risk of being sex trafficked.
The interactive format enables judges and other court personnel from different jurisdictions and with varying levels of experience to learn from one another.
Only state and tribal court judges and judicial officers (commissioners, magistrates, referees, etc.) are eligible to attend the program.