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Technical assistance (TA)

Alaska Native Youth TTA Project

Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. seeks to promote justice and reduce delinquency rates for Alaska Native youth through The Resource Basket Training and Technical Assistance Center.

Innovative ICAC Investigation Training

The US Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is sponsoring a project in collaboration with Boston University, the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII), The University of Texas at San Antonio, Endicott College, and WestEd. The project aims to train state and local law enforcement agencies in new techniques to combat cybercrime, online child abuse, and sex trafficking. The program will...

Affirming Youth Family Neighborhood School Partnership

The Affirming Youth Foundation's Affirming Youth Family Neighborhood School Partnership (AYFNSP) is a comprehensive school-based, multiagency, multi-sectoral collaboration to address school violence, strengthen and expand partnerships between school systems and community-based organizations. By implementing comprehensive, trauma-informed, resilience-oriented, school-based, individual, and family support services guided by a "Service Partnership" within Liberty City communities, AYFNSP will increase protective factors against juvenile violence, delinquency, and victimization and will...

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...

Mutual Aid Program Service (MAPS)

Through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, CJJA will provide a “Mutual Aid” Program Service (MAPS) available to all CJJA member jurisdictions through a crisis response TTA request for assistance. CJJA will provide crisis and major incident response assistance using CJJA resources, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and Associate Members (as needed) to jurisdictions requesting assistance. CJJA will guide and...

ICAC National Training and Technical Assistance Program - Digital Forensics

This project expands upon SEARCH’s multidimensional strategy to provide ICAC investigators, examiners, and prosecutors with training to combat technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. The training component will encompass several core deliverables, including hands-on, laboratory-based training, online self-paced training, webinars, and conference presentations. A long-term strategic element to the project will evaluate training and technical assistance to determine practices other ICAC Task Forces can replicate. In addition...

Advanced Experiential Child Exploitation Training Project

The COVID-19 pandemic increased technology-facilitated crimes against children, presenting challenges for investigators and prosecutors who lack training and access to innovative methods and technologies. Zero Abuse draws on its subject matter expertise and network to combat this surge in crimes against children. Zero Abuse/s Advanced Experiential Child Exploitation Training Project provides investigators, forensic examiners, and prosecutors with advanced, skill-based training on child exploitation search warrants...

Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The goal of the OJJDP's Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice Training and Technical Assistance is to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors for girls who come in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Family-Based Justice Center

The Family Based Justice Center delivers training and technical assistance to implement or enhance family-based alternative sentencing programs.

Behavior Change Interventions to Stop School Violence

This program will engage over 100 young people per year through prevention services and provide intensive intervention to the highest risk 15–18-year-olds who are at the center of youth violence and gang activity.