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Healing: A Program for Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems, their Victims and Families

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $400,000)

This program is a collaboration between OJJDP and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART), and is authorized by the Missing Childrens Assistance Act, 42 USC § 5773, and 42 USC 13941.

The Children's Institute proposes to create a comprehensive program to treat youth with Sexual Behavior Problems, their victims, and parents/caregivers in the South Los Angeles County region. This program is designed to reduce the frequency of sexual behavior problems in youth aged 10-14 years, to reduce the traumatic impact of sexual abuse on the victim, and provide parents and caregivers the information needed to create safe homes.


Date Created: September 12, 2010