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Ohel At-Risk Youth and Child Abuse Prevention Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $200,000)

The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.

Ohel Children's Home and Family Services (Ohel) will implement a program consisting of 15 community and school based workshops and seminars for educators, mental health professionals, parents, and youth to assist in the identification and approach to at-risk behaviors in children and adolescents. Anticipated goals achieved via this program include prevention and remediation of at-risk behavior via workshops for school age children and workshops for teachers, parents and community leaders with the tools to recognize and implement interventions in schools and homes that will lead to (1) improved social skills; (2) improved self-esteem; and (3) improved knowledge of risks. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2010