OJJDP Grants Support Look at Trauma-Youth Link

OJJDP_logoAgency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DOJ); Program: Studies Program on Trauma and Justice-Involved Youth (CFDA Number: 16.540) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-10040); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: Multiple awards ranging from $75,000 to $200,000 each; Deadline: June 23.

Summary: The program supports research on the: (1) pathways of youth from violence exposure and trauma to justice involvement; (2) implications of justice involvement on possible retraumatization; and (3) culturally appropriate, evidence-based trauma-informed practices. OJJDP is particularly interested in proposals that investigate the experiences of youth whose justice system involvement is often understudied, specifically youth who are Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native and girls.

Info: Response Center, 800/851-3420; e-mail, grants@ncjrs.gov;  http://tinyurl.com/jtzenou (for the NOFA).

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