ERIC Number: ED219170
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan-20
Reference Count: 0
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe American Indian Child Abuse Program. Final Report. Service Improvement Grants National Evaluation.
In 1979 the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect awarded a Service Improvement Grant to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe American Indian Child Abuse Program, one of 29 public and private agencies and organizations, intended to increase the capacity of established service providers involved in preventing or treating child abuse or neglect. Since April of 1979 the project reported 213 families, with 236 children, as beneficiaries of project services. These families included 129 cases of neglect, and 28 cases of other abuse, with 20 cases involving sexual abuse. The project allocated 55.9% of its resources to casework activities, 5.7% to community activities, and 4.5% to services to families. Among direct services, the largest proportions of program resources were devoted to legal (6.3%), therapeutic (2.6%), support and educational (both 1.8%). The active caseload, as of September, 1980 was 47 families. The project reported linkages with 38 public and private agencies and organizations, including child protective service organizations, educational programs, mental health services, the courts, and residential care facilities. The project was terminated in May, 1981, because funds were not available to continue operations. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has since allocated $30,000 to each reservation to implement child protection services. (AUTHOR/ERB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS/OHDS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: White (E.H.) Co., San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers: Chippewa (Tribe)