Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $300,000)
This award will support the ongoing evaluation of the Safe Start Promising Approaches program (SSPA). With these funds, RAND, Inc. will continue longitudinal data collection at four SPPA sites. Extending data collection and analysis will allow for building knowledge in the field about the longer term outcomes of programs designed to ameliorate the harms associated with children's exposure to violence.
- Youth Exposed to Violence: Prevention, Intervention, & Treatment
- Holistic Programs for Noncustodial Mothers and Fathers Facing Incarceration for Child Support Noncompliance
- The Dallas Co. Commision seeks to establish a new family-based alternative justice program for parents/primary caregivers in the criminal justice system to improve child, parent, and family outcomes.