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FY 2012 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Salt Lake
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $293,475)

The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) is the designated State agency for administering JABG funds. The CCJJ will retain 100% of its FY 2012 JABG funding at the State level. The State is committed to using funds to support new and ongoing projects of the Utah Juvenile Court and Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the program areas of: # 1 - graduated sanctions; # 9 - juvenile records; and # 6 training programs for court staff and juvenile programs improvement. Specifically, projects will include: 1) providing community placements as an alternative to incarceration; 2) probation officer safety training and juvenile court management training for more than 370 staff members; 3) continuous program evaluation improvement, promoting evidence based practices to ensure that juvenile court programming is meeting the needs of the participating youth; 4) support Utah's participation in the Interstate Compact for Juveniles to facilitate the movement of youth amongst States for their supervision and return runaway youth to their home states; and 5) train supervisors on effective Evidence-based program strategies and methods of continuous quality program improvement. NCA/NCF

Date Created: May 24, 2012