Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $249,999)
This award was made under the "OVC 2012 Action Partnerships for National Membership, Professional Affiliation, and Community Service Organizations Responding to Polyvictimization" solicitation. This program furthers the Department's mission by fostering partnerships among OVC, the victim services field, and national membership, professional, and community service organizations to advance victims' rights and improve victims' services through training, public awareness, and educational efforts, with a focus on responding to polyvictimization.
The American Academy of Pediatrics will increase the capabilities of pediatrician-led medical home teams and their partners to effectively respond to children and families who have been victimized by multiple types of violence through a large-scale social awareness campaign and incorporation of an intensive focus on polyvictimization in the Medical Home for Children Exposed to Violence training and technical assistance program. ca/ncf