This report on the training and technical assistance (TTA) resources provided by the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in fiscal year (FY) 2019 pertains to resources used to support its mission of providing national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization in U.S. states, tribes, and communities.
The report's introductory section reviews OJJDP's overall mission and the work of its National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) and the OJJDP TTA Network. This annual report (October 2018-September 2019) focuses on the activities of OJJDP's NTTAC and its TTA Network, which develop and implement OJJDP's TTA. The NTTAC acts as the broker, facilitator, and coordinator of all TTA services and resources on behalf of OJJDP. The OJJDP makes awards to organizations to provide TTA, resources, and services. These organizations compose the OJJDP Network. In FY 2019, the TTA Network was composed of 38 provider organizations from across the nation. They managed 52 grant-funded projects serving the juvenile justice field. Services from TTA providers in the Network include information dissemination, online and in-person training, and onsite customized TTA. Data reported for FY 2019 webinars cover the number delivered by months, participant demographics, and evaluations. TTA field outreach and resource dissemination are addressed in this report, along with the use of social media. The report concludes with a projection of anticipated TTA activities of OJJDP for 2020.