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Reducing Child Fatalities and Recurring Child Injuries Caused by Crime Victimization Purpose Area 2: National Technical Assistance Provider

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $1,499,672)

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities will organize a technical assistance team of national experts to support—through expert-peer and peer-peer coaching and training—the demonstration sites’ collection and analysis of data, community collaboratives, fatality review, engagement of persons with lived experiences, culture of safety for agencies, and evaluation. This is all geared towards helping sites plan and implement an all-systems approach and coordinated strategic plan to respond to and reduce their child maltreatment fatalities and child crime victimization. The project objectives are to: 1) Establish learning exchange teams with the demonstration sites to learn from one another and provide active technical assistance to the sites as they develop and sustain effective local partnerships; 2) Provide robust technical assistance to the sites to help them conduct data-driven needs assessments using new and old data from fatality review, analysis of deaths and injuries, community level socio-economic data, and other data on risk and protective factors; 3) Provide technical assistance and training as sites develop their strategic plans of action using a strong collective impact model of collaboration and evidence-based programming; 4) Assist sites in developing communication strategies to ensure communities are engaged in their efforts; 5) Participate in the evaluation and integrate lessons learned to build upon successes; 6) Ensure wide dissemination of the process and outcomes to help accelerate site experiences and learnings to other communities around the country.


Date Created: September 21, 2019