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The National Children's Advocacy Center will provide training and technical assistance to child abuse professionals across the country, especially those working within a child advocacy center or a mul

Award Information

Award #
2003-CI-FX-K117
Location
Awardee County
Madison
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2003
Total funding (to date)
$1,987,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $993,500)

The National Children's Advocacy Center will provide training and technical assistance to child abuse professionals across the country, especially those working within a child advocacy center or a multi-disciplinary team. This will be accomplished on three levels:

---Professional Development. Using the Internet, a series of trainings will be made available at no cost to all professionals working to prevent or intervene in child abuse. Additionally, 110 scholarships to onsite trainings at the NCAC campus will be offered.

---Community Leadership. The support of the entire community, as well as professional collaboration, is required for effective child abuse prevention and intervention. This project will focus on enhancing a select number of community collaborative projects that were originated through the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Initiative, and areas for expansion of the core children's advocacy center model. Information on these projects will be shared with other communities, via a variety of means.

---Prevention Conference. There is a void in professinoal education for child abuse prevention specialists, especially child sexual abuse. The NCAC will develop a conference for these professionals that will allow them to learn from each other and the top professionals in the field.

nca/ncf

The National Children's Advocacy Center will continue to provide training and technical assistance to child abuse professionals across the country, especially those working within a child advocacy center or a multi-disciplinary team. This will be accomplished on three levels: ---Professional Development. Using the Internet, a series of trainings will be made available at no cost to all professionals working to prevent or intervene in child abuse. Additionally, a minimum of 320 scholarships to onsite trainings at the NCAC campus will be offered. ---Community Leadership. The support of the entire community, as well as professional collaboration, is required for effective child abuse prevention and intervention. This project will focus on enhancing a select number of community collaborative projects that were originated through the Safe Kids/Safe Streets Initiative, and areas for expansion of the core children's advocacy center model. Information on these projects will be shared with other communities, via a variety of means. ---Prevention Conference. There is a void in professinoal education for child abuse prevention specialists, especially child sexual abuse. The NCAC will develop a conference for these professionals that will allow them to learn from each other and the top professionals in the field. nca/ncf

Date Created: September 29, 2003