This webinar is intended for current (both new and experienced) district court magistrates and is independent of the new magistrate certification course required by MCL 600.8512(2).
MJI Videos - General
This webinar will describe the major changes to the Michigan Child Support Formula, effective January 1, 2021.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) could have a tremendous impact on the child support program. The ARP included a third stimulus payment, an increase to the child tax credit, an increase to the child and dependent care tax credit, and unemployment benefit implication. At this training, you will come away with the ability to better understand and implement how each of these issues from the ARP could affect child support in setting support and enforcement.
This webinar will provide information that will help friend of the court staff and prosecutors in assisting parents in reaching custody and parenting time agreements.
This webinar will provide an overview of the Jail Task Force Legislation impacting procedures related to appearance tickets, warrants, sentencings, driver’s license suspensions, reclassification of some misdemeanor offenses to civil infractions, and probation.
This webinar provides technical information that will help friend of the court (FOC) staff meet the domestic violence screening requirements provided for in MCR 3.224 and State Court Administrative Office Policies.
This webinar discusses how to effectively conduct a facilitative information-gathering conference. The following topics are addressed: domestic violence, how to effectively work with family law attorneys, use of Zoom, and how to properly complete forms FOC 124, 125, and FOC 89.
The Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI), in collaboration with the Friend of the Court Bureau (FOCB), is pleased to offer a four-day webinar for friend of the court (FOC) staff.
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This webinar will provide an overview of the experience of the 23rd District Court since implementing an intensive supervision program and how it has improved outcomes.
This conference will further examine the science of hope and strategies to instill hope in juvenile justice–involved youth and families. In addition is an informative and compelling presentation on Girl-Centered Practice - as girls are entering the system in increasing numbers.
Creating and Activating Hope - The Power of Choice
Hope Is What We Do: Girl-Centered Practice
Strength-based practice is an emerging approach to guiding at-risk youth that is exceptionally positive and inspiring. This workshop will introduce a number of strength-based verbal interventions that help professionals to better engage and motivate at-risk youth.
This forum will introduce the Science of Hope and the cultural strategic framework that has been developed through extensive research.
This three-session virtual conference further examines the science of hope and strategies to instill hope in juvenile justice–involved youth and families.
This webinar is a lively discussion around the amendments to Michigan statutes that go into effect on October 1, 2021. Learn about what these changes are and how your work is impacted. Considerations will be shared (such as using SSR and MiCSES information to drive decisions) as well as a refresher on how to process license procedures given these new rules (MLIC and LCSP use).
This webinar is a presentation by Riyaz Kanji, lead counsel on brief and at argument for McGirt v. Oklahoma (2020), who successfully defended the legal validity of the Nation’s 1866 reservation boundaries before the US Supreme Court.
Topic highlights of this session include: Introduction and Background, Defining "Medically Fragile", Hearing Stages, Worker Expectations, Consents for Medical Treatment, Risk of Harm Considerations, and Secondary Trauma.
Michigan Association of District Court Probation Officers (MADCPO) in collaboration with the Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) is pleased to present the MADCPO 50th Annual Conference.
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The Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI), in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is pleased to offer this one-hour webinar on new developments in adolescent sexual behavior assessment. This webinar is a training primer on the Protective + Risk Observations for Eliminating Sexual Offense Recidivism (PROFESOR), and Good Lives Model for adolescents with sexual behavior problems.
The panel will explore the different expectations of women and men in their parental roles; how those expectations impact service delivery by various agencies; pain points experienced in the child support system for mothers versus fathers; and the long-term impact of child support enforcement on women, men, and children. The panel will also talk about the best interest standard ideology and what it means to parents who are working through an issue in a domestic relations case.