The NCJFCJ also offers general guidelines for dealing with allegations of alienation.
Bringing in a neutral party helps redefine the terms of the dispute to achieve the "careful fact-based inquiry" advocated by the NCJFCJ.
NCJFCJ, supra note 145, at 112; see also Slobogin, Treating Juveniles Like Juveniles, supra note 141, at 125 (observing that courts and legislatures must address the problems caused by paucity of treatment programs in the juvenile system rather than continuing to transfer children to the adult system).
Institute of Judicial Administration, American Bar Association, supra note 152, at 52-53; NCJFCJ, supra note 146, at 107.
The National Campaign continues to work with the NCJFCJ
to develop tools that are flexible and effective for each jurisdiction and judge.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy recently conducted a survey of NCJFCJ
members about teen and unplanned pregnancy in juvenile dependency and delinquency courts.