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Evidenced-Based Cognitive Skills Group Facilitation

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $24,237)

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 utilize funds from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 2015 to fund a portion of the Skills Group Program. The Program provides group counseling to at-risk youth in the juvenile justice system as well as youth who are at risk of dropping out of school, who lack school attachment, and/or are involved with the justice system. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 23, 2015