As the global coronavirus epidemic unfolds, we need to not only take care of others, but also ourselves. Here are valuable mental wellness tips we all should follow.
Technology can be used effectively by courts to combat the spread of coronavirus. One way is to use videoconferencing to minimize personal court appearances. Care must be taken, however, to use videoconferencing appropriately.
The latest editions of the IACA & NACM journals have great, thought-provoking articles. Here are the titles of several that caught my eye (and links to read).
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: September 2019 Episode Shooting incidents are becoming a scourge on the American landscape and courthouses are certainly not immune. An incident can last only seconds but the trauma to court staff and the unsuspecting public can live on and on. If a calamity occurs, we face the triple challenge: emergency decisions … Continue reading Suddenly He Was There: Is Your Court Prepared for a Shooting Tragedy?
We must do a much better job of preventing and responding to ransomware attacks. Here are some key tips on how to do so.
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: July 2019 Episode Ransomware attacks are running rampant throughout the nation. Atlanta, Georgia; Lake City, Florida; Albany, New York; and Del Rio, Texas have all been victims. Most recently the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts was attacked. Local agencies can be crippled for weeks with no data, no internet, no … Continue reading Held for Ransom: How Safe is Your Data?
With the advent of the summer season, one must plan ahead to ensure that your organization has adequate staffing when staff greatly increase their leave use. Here are some tips on how to be prepared.
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: February 2019 Episode Last fall Hurricane Florence devastated the state of North Carolina's families, communities, and its trial courts. Court administrators Ellen Hancox and Caitlin Emmons discuss how they made it through the storm, took care of their families, and helped manage to keep their courts afloat. What lessons can we … Continue reading What Hurricane Florence Can Teach Us