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BJA FY 18 STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program

Opportunity ID
BJA-2018-14480
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2018
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description
Among its provisions, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018 authorized BJA to manage a grant program that would support efforts by state, local, and federally-recognized Indian tribes to prevent and reduce school violence. Specifically, the BJA program will address: (1) training school personnel and educating students to prevent student violence; (2) development and operation of anonymous reporting systems against threats of school violence, including mobile telephone applications, hotlines, and websites; and (3) development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams that may include coordination with law enforcement agencies and school personnel. In addition, the program may fund specialized training for school officials in intervening and responding to individuals with mental health issues that may impact school safety.

Awards

Number of Awards: 85
Total Amount Awarded: $27,786,725

Date Created: June 7, 2018