Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $850,000)
The Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals programs provides funding for the development and implementation of a model technical assistance and training program for child abuse professionals. The purpose of this program is to improve the coordinated multidisciplinary investigation and response to child abuse. This program is authorized under the Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Act 42 U.S.C. Section 13001b.
The National Children's Advocacy Center will provide training opportunities, technical assistance efforts, publications and resources for child abuse professionals and will increase coordination among VOCA-funded programs. CA/NCF