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Child protection, health, and welfare

Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) Consortium

The CAST Consortium strengthens the knowledge and skill base of emerging and current members of the child-serving workforce. The Consortium develops and disseminates innovative curricula for mandated reporters across the postsecondary spectrum through professional continuing education. Consortium staff, Child Advocacy Studies academic programs leaders, and Child Advocacy Center service providers will analyze and interpret data gleaned through curricular needs assessments, surveys, and key informant interviews...

USDA Programs Help To Feed Children Facing Food Insecurity

In late April, OJJDP released a letter to grantees describing resources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that can help programs ensure food stability for the youth and families they serve. This blog post provides that vital information. 

OJJDP FY 2023 Post-Secondary Education Opportunities for Child Protection Professionals

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
With this solicitation, OJJDP seeks to support the training of future mandated reporters and child protection professionals in the field, including law enforcement officers, social workers, mental and medical health professionals, and prosecutors.