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Administrator Listenbee Announces OJJDP’s Participation in My Brother’s Keeper Mentoring Campaign

Release Date: 
Fri, 06/13/2014 (All day)

OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee has announced the agency’s participation in the My Brother’s Keeper Mentoring Campaign. This is a collaboration of the Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS)

This is an online toolkit of strategies for community collaboration to assist abused and neglected children and their caregivers. This free resource models the OVC-funded Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS) program in Charleston, SC, which connects child victims and their caretakers to local organizations who provide resources and special opportunities to these families in need.

HUD Indian Community Development Block Grants for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The purpose of this program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low- and moderate- incomes. The Office of Native American Programs Office of Public and Indian Housing administer the program

Award: 
Unspecified
Eligibility: 
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Deadline: 
Tue, 07/29/2014 (All day)

USDA Housing Preservation Grants

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA is seeking applications for grants to preserve and repair housing for very-low- and low-income families living in rural areas. The funds are being made available through USDA Rural Development's Housing Preservation Grant program.

Award: 
Unspecified
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants include town or county governments, public agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes, and nonprofit and faith-based organizations. USDA does not provide funding directly to homeowners under this program.
Deadline: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 (All day)

So How Do You Know They Are Really Ready? Key Considerations for Assessing Families in Recovery for Reunification

Event date: 
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
Children and Family Futures, Children and Family Futures

The accountable, time-limited mandate for achieving permanency for children set forth in the 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) drove the demand for a better and coordinated system response to meet the needs of families affected by parental substance use.  FDCs have emerged as a model of meaningful collaboration to improve safety, recovery, and permanency outcomes.  This workshop presentation will explore the impact parental substance on the parent-child relationship and the essential service components needed to address these issues, including ensuring quality visitation

School Discipline Consensus Report

The report addresses how to improve conditions for learning and use graduated responses to address misbehavior. The Council of State Governments Justice Center worked with a core group of more than 100 experts over the past 3 years to identify evidence-based recommendations to reform disciplinary systems in public schools. Researchers interviewed more than 700 people, including school administrators, justice officials, educational organizations, advocates, students, and parents to develop this comprehensive national roadmap for school discipline reform.

Families and Trauma

On this webpage you will find content that defines the impact of trauma from a family systems perspective and links to a wide range of resources to create family-informed responses to trauma expo­sure and intervention.

Crossover Youth Practice Model

The Crossover Youth Practice Model was developed by the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform in an effort to document research and best practices related to improving outcomes for youth who are dually-involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The model pulls this information together in three phases of implementation across five practice areas.