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NCJ Number: 186158 Find in a Library
Title: Keeping Children Safe: OJJDP's Child Protection Division
Author(s): Thomas Cullen
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: March 2001
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
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Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: HTML|PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the mission of the Child Protection Division (CPD) established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in 2000 and summarizes some of its child protection programs and initiatives.
Abstract: The CPD administers projects, programs, and initiatives related to crimes against children and children’s exposure to violence. It provides leadership and funding in the areas of prevention, intervention, treatment, and enforcement. CPD promotes research and effective policies and procedures to address the problems of abused, neglected, missing, and exploited children and children who have been exposed to domestic or community violence. CPD activities include funding research and evaluation on child victimization and exposure to violence; providing information and training and technical assistance to State, local, and community-based agencies; and developing and demonstrating effective child protection initiatives. Child protection projects and initiatives related to court-appointed special advocates, training and technical assistance for child abuse prosecution, and the Children’s Advocacy Center Program. Additional initiatives include the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Missing and Exploited Children’s Training and Technical Assistance Program, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Safe Kids/Safe Streets, and others. Lists of organizations from which to obtain further information
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Child protection services; Child welfare; Crime prevention planning; Crimes against children; Federal programs; Juvenile witnesses; Missing children; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Research programs; Technical assistance resources; Victims of violent crime
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