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FY 2003 OJJDP DISCRETIONARY CONTINUATION PROGRAM - TRAINING

Award Information

Award #
2001-MU-MU-K002
Location
Awardee County
El Paso
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2001
Total funding (to date)
$1,771,504

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $362,500)

The Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, as amended, authorizes OJJDP to support the development of multidisciplinary teams and children's advocacy centers in local communities to improve their reponse to child abuse. It specifically directs the creation of four Regional Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the United States to provide training and technical assistance to local communities for this purpose. This grant will allow the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center (WRCAC)to continue to increase the number of facility-based children's advocacy centers (CACs) in the western region. These CACs will provide coordinated and comprehensive multi-disciplinary services to children and families who are victims of abuse and neglect. The WRCAC will target underserved areas in order to introduce the CAC concept and establish CACs, strengthen existing CACs and leverage resources through collaborative projects. These goals will be accomplished through development and delivery of technical assistance and training projects, and through collaborative efforts with the National Children's Alliance, the other Regional Children's Advocacy Centers,state CAC organizations and individual communities. CA/NCF

This award supports the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center (WRCAC) which provides training and technical assistance to local Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) in thirteen western States, particularly focusing on underserved rural areas. The CACs deliver multidisciplinary services to abused and neglected children. Helping to build multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) and to increase the number of local CACs are key objectives of the WRCAC.
NCA/NCF

This award supports the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center (WRCAC) which provides training and technical assistance to local Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) in thirteen western States, particularly focusing on underserved rural areas. The CACs deliver multidisciplinary services to abused and neglected children. Helping to build multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) and to increase the number of local CACs are key objectives of the WRCAC.
NCA/NCF

The Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, as amended, authorizes OJJDP to support the development of multidisciplinary teams and children's advocacy centers in local communities to improve their reponse to child abuse. It specifically directs the creation of four Regional Children's Advocacy Centers throughout the United States to provide training and technical assistance to local communities for this purpose. This grant will allow the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center (WRCAC)to continue to increase the number of facility-based children's advocacy centers (CACs) in the western region. These CACs will provide coordinated and comprehensive multi-disciplinary services to children and families who are victims of abuse and neglect. The WRCAC will target underserved areas in order to introduce the CAC concept and establish CACs, strengthen existing CACs and leverage resources through collaborative projects. These goals will be accomplished through development and delivery of technical assistance and training projects, and through collaborative efforts with the National Children's Alliance, the other Regional Children's Advocacy Centers,state CAC organizations and individual communities. CA/NCF

This award supports the Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center (WRCAC) which provides training and technical assistance to local Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) in thirteen western States, particularly focusing on underserved rural areas. The CACs deliver multidisciplinary services to abused and neglected children. Helping to build multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) and to increase the number of local CACs are key objectives of the WRCAC.
NCA/NCF

Date Created: December 18, 2000