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Enhancement of Cognitive Skills Groups in Community School Prevention Sites

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $29,550)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following program areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The Clackamas County Juvenile Department will enhance evidence-based cognitive behavioral intervention. The services will target youth who are at risk for delinquency or re-offending and will provide evidence-based cognitive skill development. Services will be coordinated with local partners to create maximum community collaboration. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 14, 2014