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  NCJ Number: NCJ 202019     Find in a Library
  Title: Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2002 Report to Congress
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
  Corporate Author: ICF International (formerly Caliber Associates)
United States of America
  Date Published: 2003
  Page Count: 48
  Annotation: This 2002 Annual Report describes the accomplishments of grant activities funded under the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program and identifies successful approaches and recommended activities to be undertaken under Title V in the future.
  Abstract: The Title V Community Prevention Grants Program provides funding and a guiding framework for communities interested in developing and implementing comprehensive juvenile delinquency prevention programs. Chapter 1 reviews the conceptual framework of Title V, including the importance of prevention activities and the role that risk and protective factors play in the outcomes of at-risk youth. Current knowledge about “what works” in delinquency prevention is presented, as are prominent examples of research-based prevention programs. Chapter 2 outlines the structure of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program and updates the Federal Title V allocations and State subgrant awards for 2002. Training and technical assistance is offered to grantees; the report describes these services and curriculum and presents evaluation results from training sessions. Chapter 3 recounts the experiences of Title V communities in implementing, assessing, and sustaining their programs. The facilitating factors and barriers to implementing and sustaining local programs are explored; main facilitating factors were supportive schools, quality training services, and community support and activism. The final chapter contains recommendations for program modifications, including requiring evidence-based and results-driven programming; requiring performance measurement and evaluation; building and enhancing capacity through training and technical assistance; and administering Title V as a discretionary grant program. Exhibits, references
  Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention programs
  Index Term(s): Grants or contracts ; Legislation ; Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Juvenile Delinquency prevention planning ; OJJDP grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: OJP-99-C007
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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