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Title: CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT - GRANTS PROGRAM, FY 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Office of Child Abuse and Neglect
Admin for Children and Families
United State
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 146
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Sale Source: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Office of Child Abuse and Neglect
Admin for Children and Families
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, DC 20447
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PROGRAMS FOR SEVERAL TYPES OF RESEARCH, DEMONSTRATION, AND SERVICE-RELATED PROJECTS ARE ANNOUNCED, AND INFORMATION ABOUT APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND THE REVIEW AND AWARD OF GRANTS IS PROVIDED.
Abstract: GRANT FUNDS FOR PROJECTS WHICH ADDRESS GAPS IN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE CAUSES AND AFFECTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, AND PROJECTS WITH CREATIVE APPROACHES TO THE CHILD ABUSE PROBLEM BY SOCIAL SCIENTISTS IN THE FIELD ARE ANNOUNCED. THE OBJECTIVE OF ONE OF THE GRANTS IS TO ADVANCE, THROUGH FIELD-INITIATED RESEARCH, THE UNDERSTANDING OF CHILD MALTREATMENT AND TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF CURRENT PROGRAMS OR PROVIDE INSIGHTS INTO NEW APPROACHES FOR PREVENTING AND REDUCING CHILD ABUSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES. UNDER THIS SAME ANNOUNCEMENT, FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR LONGITUDINAL RESEARCH ON THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF CHILD MALTREATMENT. A SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE OPERATIONAL DESIGN, TESTING, AND EVALUATION OF NEW AND REFINED SERVICE TECHNIQUES AND SERVICE DELIVERY APPROACHES IN PREVENTING AND TREATING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A THIRD ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPONENTS OF PROVEN, EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS USED BY EXISTING CHILD PROTECTION AND OTHER HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES WHICH HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR PROVIDING SERVICES FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. A FOURTH ANNOUNCEMENT OFFERS SUPPORT TO STATE AND LOCAL EFFORTS TO PREVENT AND TREAT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT. IT IS INDICATED THAT ONE REGIONAL CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT RESOURCE CENTER WILL BE ESTABLISHED BY A GRANT AWARDED ON A COMPETITIVE REVIEW BASIS IN EACH OF THE 10 HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE FEDERAL REGIONS. APPLICATION FORMS ARE INCLUDED, ALONG WITH SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS. THERE IS ALSO A DIRECTORY OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE REGIONAL OFFICES OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY UNITS. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Grants or contracts; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Model programs; Research
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