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OJJDP Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance

Award Information

Award #
2017-MC-FX-K002
Location
Awardee County
Outagamie
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2017
Total funding (to date)
$5,400,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $1,800,000)

The purpose of the Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program is to build comprehensive, broad-based and adaptable training that will assist all members of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to strengthen their responses to and improve the prosecution of child victimization cases. Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) will provide training and technical assistance to support the activities of MDTs and other child-serving professionals by developing and maintaining a cadre of experts to conduct training on the national, state and local levels through both traditional and nontraditional teaching modalities; conduct evaluations and assessments of training outcomes; and develop new training utilizing cost-effective and innovative learning platforms. 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.

The purpose of the Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program is to build comprehensive, broad-based and adaptable training that will assist all members of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to strengthen their responses to and improve the prosecution of child victimization cases. Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) will design, develop, and provide training and technical assistance services to strengthen the overall response to missing and exploited children's issues. FVTC will continue to deliver training to MDTs and other child-serving professionals; develop and maintain a cadre of experts to conduct training on the national, state and local levels through both traditional and nontraditional teaching modalities; conduct evaluations and assessments of training outcomes; and provide logistical support and planning for OJJDP activities. 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. The Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program is funded to build the capacity of state and local agencies and to encourage the development and implementation of best practices related to the investigation and prosecution of cases of missing and exploited children. The program provides assistance to prosecutors, state and local law enforcement, child protection personnel, medical providers, and other child-serving professionals to strengthen multidisciplinary responses to cases of missing and exploited children and improve prosecution of perpetrators. The overarching goal of the program is to design, develop, and provide training and technical assistance services to strengthen the overall response to missing and exploited children’s issues. Fox Valley Technical College will continue to deliver training to multidisciplinary teams and other child-serving professionals; develop and maintain a cadre of experts to conduct training on national, state, and local levels through both traditional and nontraditional teaching modalities; develop new training curricula in collaboration with OJJDP; conduct evaluations and assessments of training outcomes; and provide logistical support and planning for key OJJDP activities. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 29, 2017