Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $2,000,000)
The Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Initiative (LSC Initiative) seeks to address the enduring issue of child and youth victimization by bringing together all of the relevant systems and professionals to establish, pilot test, and then carry out a coordinated approach. The goal of this coordinated approach is to ensure that every child and youth who interfaces with these systemse.g., child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, educationis assessed for victimization; provided timely and comprehensive services to fully address their needs; and that practices and policies are established to sustain this approach long term.
WIth this award, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)will continue to provide comprehensive training and technical assistance (TTA) to support the state-level demonstration projects funded under OVCs Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth (LSC) Demonstration Initiative. CA/NCF