Child health and welfare
The Magic Decoder Ring: How Criminal Justice Can Work Better with Therapists and Psychologists in Youth and Family Cases
Report Focuses on Parent and Community Organizing for Child Maltreatment Intervention and Prevention
OVC is seeking applicants for OVC FY 2020 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM) solicitation.
The goal of this program is to deliver programming to address and help stop the practice of FGM by—
- educating law enforcement, public health professionals, and educators on detecting at-risk girls in localities where FGM is a risk,
- responding to victims by providing appropriate services, and
- forming community networks...
The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT) was developed on the premise that exposure to the traumatic experiences of other people—known as vicarious trauma—is an inevitable occupational challenge for the fields of victim services, emergency medical services, fire services, law enforcement, and other allied professionals; however, organizations can mitigate the potentially negative effects of trauma exposure by becoming vicarious trauma-informed.
This demonstration project is designed to reach underserved children, youth, and families in Illinois, Montana, Ohio, and Virginia who are victims of crime. The project seeks to provide immediate and long-range services for through collaboration and coordination of systems of care. It also seeks to inform victim service providers and other stakeholders of the most effective strategies and programs to address the needs of this...