Cooperating Institutions and Support Organizations

Cooperating Institutions

University of Nevada, Reno (Established 1874)

The University of Nevada, Reno is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and recognized by the Council on post-secondary accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. It is the only university offering graduate programs in cooperation with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Judicial College.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (Established 1937)

A leader in continuing education opportunities, research and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the NCJFCJ is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide.

National Judicial College Established 1963)

The only establishment of its kind, the NJC provides leadership in achieving justice through quality judicial education and collegial dialogue, advancing justice through education.

Supporting Organizations

The National Juvenile Court Services Association

Serving those who work with and support the Nation's juvenile and family court judges, masters, referees and commissioners. NJCSA offers the opportunity to improve your skills in the juvenile justice system through training, education and technical assistance.

The National Center for State Courts' Institute of Court Management

NCSC is the organization courts turn to for authoritative knowledge and information, because its efforts are directed by collaborative work with the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators and other associations of judicial leaders.

The American Probation and Parole Association

The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of members from the United States, Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial and federal agencies are counted among its constituents. By taking the initiative, APPA has grown to become the voice for thousands of probation and parole practitioners including line staff, supervisors and administrators. Educators, volunteers and concerned citizens with an interest in criminal and juvenile justice are also among APPA's members. APPA will continue to effectively provide services to its constituents. The association represents a strong, unified voice for the field of community corrections.

The American Correctional Association

For more than 125 years, the American Correctional Association has championed the cause of corrections and correctional effectiveness. Founded in 1870 as the National Prison Association, ACA is the oldest association developed specifically for practitioners in the correctional profession.

The Child Welfare League of America

CWLA is a powerful coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies serving vulnerable children and families since 1920. Our expertise, leadership and innovation on policies, programs and practices help improve the lives of millions of children in all 50 states. Our impact is felt worldwide.