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Child abuse investigations

Training and Technical Assistance Project To Expand Childrens Advocacy Centers Serving American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

The National Native Children’s Trauma Center (NNCTC) is the National Training and Technical Assistance Center for the Expansion Initiative of Child Advocacy Centers to improve access and services to AI/AN children, families and communities. NNCTC’s singular goal within the Expansion Initiative of Child Advocacy Centers is to increase the capacity of tribal CACs and CACs serving AI/AN youth to effectively investigate, prosecute and intervene in child abuse cases involving AI/AN children and their families.

Enhancing Law Enforcement Efforts and Engagement with Youth

OJJDP envisions a nation where children are free from crime and violence. In fiscal year 2019, OJJDP awarded $323,477,998 in grants to support programs, research, training and technical assistance, and information dissemination activities that enhance public safety, ensure young offenders are held appropriately accountable, and empower youth to live productive, law abiding lives.