Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $199,339)
The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.
The Juvenile Justice Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will promote reform of the juvenile justice system in Arkansas through the completion of a two-year project, the purpose of which is three fold: (1) to develop a juvenile justice data repository; (2) to conduct a specialized assessment of juvenile victims in Arkansas; and (3) to provide training regarding the unique needs of juvenile victims. The focus of this project is systems improvement for the statewide juvenile justice system, which serves youth 0 to 18 years of age. Outcomes involve the identification, collection, and analysis of juvenile justice related data, and the development of related research reports and the design and delivery of training to systems personnel regarding the specialized assessment of juvenile victims in Arkansas. NCA/NCF