Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $249,925)
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 Bar Association Center on Children and the Law project will address the need for trauma-informed legal advocacy and judicial decision making for court-involved children and youth experiencing polyvictimization through a training curriculum, online and print resources, and technical assistance for its membership and allied professionals. ca/ncf