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National Institute of Victim Studies

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2000, $1,000,000)

Project summary for 2000-AH-FX-1011
The National Institute for Victim Studies (NIVS) will develop and conduct on site and web-based training and technical assistance for child victim services and allied professionals. NIVS also will offer suggestions for helping child victims provide affective testimony during legal proceedings; partner with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to develop public service announcements against underage drinking in the United States; and collaborate with the University of New Hampshire's Crimes Against Children research center to assess the impact of child assessment centers in the State of Texas.

Date Created: August 29, 2000