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NCJ Number: 146627 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 86
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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Public Admin Service
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Missing and Exploited Children Comprehensive Action Program (M/CAP) was developed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention as a coordinated multiagency community action program to serve the needs of missing and exploited children.
Abstract: This needs assessment report is the product of the first major M/CAP activity. It documents the problems and needs related to the community response for these children and the roles and responsibilities of various agencies involved in a community-based approach. Specifically, the report outlines the legislative history surrounding the development of multiagency collaboration regarding missing and exploited children, reviews the literature focusing on multiagency activities, and discusses problems and needs affecting various components of the system as they address these issues. The practitioners covered in the report include prosecutors, law enforcement, child protective services, juvenile and family courts, mental health agencies, schools, and nonprofit organizations. This needs assessment report also describes the knowledge and skills needed by agencies to develop and implement a successful multiagency approach and the training and technical assistance methods to be used to facilitate efforts in selected jurisdictions. 1 figure, 59 references, and 3 appendixes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Interagency cooperation; Juvenile program needs assessment; Missing children; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Victims of Crime
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