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Take Root : Helping Missing Children Recover

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $100,000)

Take Root will administer a Support & Advocacy Network for 70+ former abducted children, enabling program participants to recognize, relay, and resolve their trauma. Progress will be measured by number of participants and pre- and post assessment surveys. This unique program will also provide the foundation for developing Educational Resources for national dissemination to multidisciplinary professionals through trainings, publications, and elearning modules. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 22, 2005