Child Protection Information for Judges


-Adoption and Permanency Guidelines

-CCC Preliminary Protective Hearing Bench Card

-CCC Preliminary Protective Hearing Bench Card Inserts

-Effective Judging for Busy Judges

-Immigration Benchbook

-Judicial Excellence in Child Abuse and Neglect Proceedings - Principles & Standards For Court Organization, Judicial Selection and Assignment, Judicial Administration and Judicial Education

-Resource Guidelines-Improving Court Practice in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases



-Checklist to Promote Perpetrator Accountability in Dependency Cases Involving Domestic Violence

-Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice: Two Sides of the Same Coin, Part I and II

-Effective Management of Parental Substance Abuse in Dependency Cases

-Ex Parte Communications between Children and Judges in Dependency Proceedings

-FASD and the Role of Family Court Judges in Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

-Helping Traumatized Children - A Judges Fact Sheet

-Judicial Viewpoint on ASFA
-New Federal Resources - Students in Foster Care

-Reasonable Efforts Checklist for Dependency Cases Involving Domestic Violence

-Recognizing when a Child’s Injury or Illness is Caused by Abuse

-Understanding Detained and Incarcerated Teen Mothers and Their Children

-Visitation with Infants and Toddlers in Foster Care: What Judges and Attorneys Need to Know

-With Me, Not without Me - How to Involve Children in Court

-Zero to Three: Critical Issues for the Juvenile and Family Court



-Child Welfare Information Gateway*

-Fundamental Issues of Caseflow Management: Pertaining to Child-Abuse and Neglect (2014 Judicial Conference)

-National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges*

-State Child Welfare Policy Database*

-University of Washington School of Law - Court Improvement Training Academy*

-Idaho Legislature Office of Performance Evaluation (OPE), Evaluation Report February 2017, Child Welfare System*

*Articles with an asterisk indicate a link to a website maintained by a third party and unaffiliated with the Idaho Supreme Court.