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FY 20 CTAS Purpose Area 6 Improving Responses to Victims and Families in Child Abuse Case

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $434,000)

The Children's Justice Act (CJA) Partnerships for Indian Communities Grant Program (Victims of Crime Act of 1984, Section 1402(g), 34 U.S.C. 20101(g) supports American Indian and Alaska Native communities for the purpose of improving the investigation, prosecution, and handling of child abuse cases, especially cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner that increases support for and lessens trauma to child abuse victims. The funding further supports programs to provide comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary responses to child abuse victims and provide trauma-informed, culturally competent, holistic services to child abuse victims and their families. Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska requested funding to create a Family Support Center to serve the needs of children and provide trauma-informed supportive services to children and families. With this funding, Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska will pay for salary, benefits, travel, training, and supplies for a Child Abuse Investigator and a Grant Compliance Officer.(CA/NCF)

Date Created: October 22, 2020