March 23, 2020: Pittsburgh, PA “Helping Victims of Human Trafficking Courts Encounter in Juvenile Dependency, Child Welfare and Other Family Court Proceedings”

NIWAP hosted this training at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ National Conference on Juvenile Justice. This presentation outlines appropriate steps to assist child and adult victims of human trafficking victims identified in state juvenile and family court proceedings. It also explains how to access information to craft court orders that accurately reflect the services and benefits immigrant victims of human trafficking for in your state and avoid unintended consequences in state court orders.

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If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or other professional working with an immigrant victim and you would like to receive case specific technical assistance on family law issues that arise in cases of immigrant crime victims, please call NIWAP for technical assistance.  (202) 274-4457 or email us at info@niwap.org.

Training Materials
Human Trafficking
U and T Visa Certification

Forms and Instructions

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Child Abuse & Protective Battered Immigrant Parents

Full Training Manual

SIJS Bench Book Table of Contents

SIJS Training Materials

VAWA Self-Petition
VAWA Confidentiality

Bench Cards

VAWA Confidentiality Statutes, Regulations, and Policies:

Training Materials

Statute, Regulations, Policies, and DHS Publications

VAWA Confidentiality and Courthouse Enforcement Policies

VAWA Confidentiality and State Court Discovery

Webinars

Immigration Relief for Crime Victims and Children

Know Your Rights

Language Access
Screening Tools
Access to Justice and Crime Victim Protections
Criminal Court Cases Involving Immigrant Victims
Family Law Cases: Special Issues for Immigrant Crime Victims and Children

Custody

Child Development and Trauma

Securing a Detained Parent’s Participation in Court Proceedings Involving Children

Protection Orders

Economic Relief

Child Abuse, Neglect, Child Welfare, and Termination of Parental Rights

Immigrant Children and Child Welfare Proceedings

Public Benefits and Access of Immigrant Victims
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