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Child Abuse Training for Judicial Court Personnel

The project seeks to increase awareness and knowledge of the complex issues confronting families served by juvenile and family court systems and the impact prior adverse experiences can have on families over the life-course and across generations. Training and technical assistance (TTA) will provide judges and court personnel with a wide range of skills to address the diverse and unique needs of families that experience child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and domestic child sex trafficking.

Child Advocacy Centers Military Partnership Pilot Project

Through this new initiative, the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) will continue efforts to increase the number of children served in all jurisdictions across the U.S. NCA accomplished this through project planning and the implementation of targeted training and technical assistance using State Chapters as key stakeholders, facilitating communication among our members, linking multidisciplinary teams and child advocacy centers (CAC) to military services as we continue to support the implementation of our National Standards for Accreditation and endorsement of best practices.

Concentration of Federal Efforts Resource Center

The Concentration of Federal Efforts (CFE) Program supports the work of and manages two Federal Advisory Committees (FAC) to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice. The CFE Program manages the development of objectives, priorities, and long-term strategic and program plans, and the implementation of the overall policy and strategies.

Enhancing Youth Access to Justice

The National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) provides training and technical assistance focused on the need to promote specialization in juvenile defense, identifying and addressing gaps in juvenile defense practice, and educating stakeholders on strategies for improving youth and community outcomes.

Office of Justice Programs Announces More Than $55 Million To Fight Human Trafficking

The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) recently announced more than $55 million in grant funding to help communities combat human trafficking and serve children and adult survivors of trafficking. Today, OJJDP released the Preventing Trafficking of Girls funding opportunity, which supports prevention and early intervention programs for girls who are at risk of or are victims of sex trafficking.

Office of Justice Programs Awards More Than $143.7 Million in Child Protection Grants

Today, the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs announced awards of more than $143.7 million in child protection grants. The awards will enhance state, local and tribal jurisdictions' capabilities to protect children and respond to juvenile victimization. OJJDP and the Office for Victims of Crime awarded grants to more than 120 sites, jurisdictions, and task forces nationwide.