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Child health and welfare

Funding Opportunity: OVC FY 2020 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

OVC Funding Opportunity: Apply Now

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—

  1. educating law enforcement, public health professionals, and educators on detecting at-risk girls in localities where FGM is a risk,
  2. responding to victims by providing appropriate services, and
  3. forming community networks...

The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

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.