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NCJ Number: NCJ 210276     Find in a Library
Title: Findings From the Safe Kids/Safe Streets National Evaluation One by One, Huntsville, Alabama
Corporate Author: Westat
United States of America
Date Published: 2004
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 97-MU-MU-005
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Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the planning and implementation and evaluation results from the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) national evaluation on the One by One, Huntsville Safe Kids/Safe Streets program in Huntsville, AL.
Abstract: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Safe Kids/Safe Streets (SK/SS) program which began in 1997 is designed to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect and the development of juvenile delinquency by funding community collaboratives. Five localities within five States implemented the SK/SS program: Alabama, Missouri, Ohio, Vermont, and Michigan. This report presents findings from the SK/SS national evaluation on the Huntsville Safe Kids/Safe Streets program or the One by One program located in Huntsville, AL. The grantee for the program is the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC). Four stages were identified in developing a collaborative: ensuring active participation of district court judges, mobilizing nontraditional groups, engaging community residents and consumer services, and developing an overarching collaborative council. The program was implemented in March 1998. The activities undertaken under each of the four federally mandated program elements are discussed with the elements consisting of system reform and accountability, continuum of services, data collection and evaluation, and prevention education and public information. Project accomplishments, as well as local perspectives on these accomplishments are presented and discussed. Although the program faced a number of challenges, several factors affected the program’s success and included: the expertise of the NCAC, the willingness of agency staff to change systems, the strong relationship between the primary domestic violence organization and One by One, and the commitment of agency leaders.
Main Term(s): Child abuse prevention
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency factors ; Program evaluation ; Child abuse ; Juvenile dependency and neglect ; Program coordination ; Community involvement ; Federal programs ; Community crime prevention programs ; Program implementation ; Child abuse as delinquency factor ; Juvenile delinquency ; Child abuse as crime factor ; OJJDP grant-related documents ; Alabama
Note: For additional information see NCJ-210269-275 and NCJ-210277-280.
   
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