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Children’s Court Bench Guides

Juvenile & Family Immigration Bench Guide

Psychotropic Medication and Children and Foster Care

Questions Every Judge and Lawyer Should Ask About Infants and Toddlers in the Child Welfare System

Ten Things Every Juvenile Court Judge Should Know about Trauma and Delinquency

Child Welfare

Trauma-Informed Courts

Engaging Children/Youth in Court (has links to bench cards by age group)

See middle of the page, under ‘Professional Resources’, by age group

Preliminary Protective Hearing Bench Card (for the custody hearing)

Judicial Checklists to Meet the Educational Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care

Judicial Checklist for Children and Youth Exposed to Violence

Improving Compliance with ICWA: A Guide for Juvenile and Family Courts

Judicial Bench Card for ICWA cases in New Mexico

Engaging Fathers

LGBTQ Issues for Youth in Foster Care

Guide for Judges

Bench Cards

ACF Info Memo

Juvenile Justice

TA Brief (Key Principles for Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases)