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Accountability-Based Training and Technical Assistance for Staff in Juvenile Confinement Facilities

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $500,000)

The National Juvenile Detention Association, through its Center for Research & Professional Development(CRPD)at Michigan State University, and in collaboration with the Juvenile Justice Trainer's Association and the National Association of Juvenile Correctional Agencies will provide training and technical assistance to line staff in juvenile confinement facilities. The products and outcomes include 1) continued and strengthened quality and quantity of cost-effective, time-limited, problem-specific training and technical assistance resources; 2) strengthened and expanded understandings and applications of confinement as "process" with special emphasis on defining, strengthening, and applying the reentry component of the confinement continuum; and 3) an expanded knowledge base through the identification and dissemination of needed resources. nca/ncf

Date Created: September 19, 2005