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Center on Coordinated Assistance For States (CCAS)

Award Information

Award #
2014-MU-FX-K001
Location
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2014
Total funding (to date)
$6,802,663

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $1,141,697)

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency. OJJDP's Coordinated Assistance for States' project will provide states and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice systems improvement projects.

The American Institute for Research (AIR) will work collaboratively with OJJDP to provide training and technical assistance within the topic areas under the Title II Formula Grants program, with emphasis on supporting the following topic areas and/or groups:

State and local ethnic and racial disparities reduction strategies;

State-level compliance monitoring of the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDP Act), which are deinstitutionalization of status offenders (DSO) (42 U.S.C. §223(a)(11), separation (42 U.S.C. §223(a)(12), jail removal (42 U.S.C. §223(a)(13), and disproportionate minority contact (DMC) (42 U.S.C. §223(a)(22);

State advisory groups (SAGs) appointed under the JJDP Act;

State, local, and tribal departments of juvenile justice and corrections, service providers, and private organizations that operate juvenile facilities;

Justice information sharing across juvenile justice, child welfare, mental health, and education systems; and

Emergency planning among state, local, and tribal juvenile justice residential facilities based on the principles outlined in Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States Project (CCAS) provides states and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice system improvement projects. In partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), and the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, CCAS will continue to coordinate the delivery of research-driven training and technical assistance to improve juvenile justice policy and practice within states, territories, tribal units, and communities and enhance outcomes for at-risk youth. NA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States Project (CCAS) provides states and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice system improvement projects. In partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), and the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, CCAS will continue to coordinate the delivery of research-driven training and technical assistance to improve juvenile justice policy and practice within states, territories, tribal units, and communities and enhance outcomes for at-risk youth.

NCA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States Project (CCAS) provides states and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice system improvement projects. In partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), and the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, CCAS will continue to coordinate the delivery of research-driven training and technical assistance to improve juvenile justice policy and practice within states, territories, tribal units, and communities and enhance outcomes for at-risk youth. NCA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States Project (CCAS) provides states and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice system improvement projects. In partnership with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), and the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, CCAS will continue to coordinate the delivery of research-driven training and technical assistance to improve juvenile justice policy and practice within states, territories, tribal units, and communities and enhance outcomes for at-risk youth.

NCA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. This training initiative will develop and implement the Facility Director/Superintendent Training designed to help facility leaders develop leadership skills with planning and executing an operational mission grounded in best practices and juvenile justice reform efforts with a focus on improving the conditions of confinement, environment and atmosphere of secure juvenile justice facilities (both detention and long-term facilities) as well as working to improve long-term outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The program is also focused on providing Facility Directors/Superintendents with leadership training to better prepare them for the complexities involved in operating secure juvenile justice facilities. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2014