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In response to the Administration’s 2010 National Drug Control Strategy, the U.S. Department of Justice established the Federal Interagency Task Force on Drug Endangered Children (DEC).The DEC Task Force Federal Partnerships Subcommittee conducted an assessment of promising practices in the field and of training modules provided by federal, state, local, tribal, and community-based providers across the country. This toolkit is a compilation of many of those practices for your use, separated into three categories: (1) increasing DEC awareness, (2) fostering community collaboration and (3) creating a more effective response.
This resource is the 28th edition of the annual Child Maltreatment report series. States provide the data for this report through the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), a voluntary national data collection and analysis program to make available state child abuse and neglect information. Data have been collected every year since 1991, The Child Maltreatment report series is an important resource relied upon by thousands of researchers, practitioners, and advocates throughout the world.
As part of developing model standards, the Office for Victims of Crime has developed a list of glossary terms for information about specific standards applicable to those terms.
The goal of the Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative, supported by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, is to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. Beginning in 2010, and continuing over 18 months, Vision 21 projects examined the current framework of the victim assistance field in the United States and explored new and existing challenges facing the field.
This chart outlines elements of the Victims of Crime Act. The Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) was established by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984. The Fund is financed by fines and penalties paid by convicted federal offenders, not from tax dollars.
This resource is a short report from the Children's Bureau and The Administration for Children, and Familiies that describes estimated data from Fiscal year 2016. The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System data describes various subsets regarding children in foster care.
This list of publications from the National Justice Reference Service was created to share information about programs that may support VOCA dollars to support drug endangered children. This resource is a list of citations.
A data set from the Administration for Children and Families based upon the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System that shows the number of children adopted by state. The data set includes numbers of children adopted in each state for fiscal years 2008 through 2017.
This resource from the Administration for Children and Families and the Children's Bureau describes the trends in foster care and adoption from fiscal years 2008-2017. The data is based upon the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System.
A listing from the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance of the 2018 grantees who were awarded funds by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. States and programs awarded the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program grants are listed along with amounts awarded.