ERIC Number: ED477272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Title V Community Prevention Grants Program. 2000 Report to Congress.
Caliber Associates, Fairfax, VA.
This seventh annual report describes activities and accomplishments of grant activities funded under Title V, the Community Prevention Grants Program; procedures for disseminating grant products and research findings; activities conducted to develop policy and coordinate federal agency and interagency efforts related to delinquency prevention; and successful approaches and recommendations for future activities conducted under the title. Six chapters focus on: (1) "A Call for Prevention" (e.g., why address juvenile delinquency with prevention strategies and what role risk and protective factors play); (2) "Federal Resources for Effective Prevention Planning and Implementation" (e.g., community prevention grants program structure and funding); (3) "Risk-Focused Prevention in Action" (e.g., Title V impact at the state and local levels); (4) "National Evaluation of the Community Prevention Grants Program" (evaluation design, activities, and preliminary findings); (5) "Concentration of Federal Efforts in Delinquency Prevention" (e.g., improving school safety, preventing youth drug and alcohol use, and improving the physical and mental wellbeing of youth); and (6) "Next Steps in Delinquency Prevention." (Contains 22 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Programs, Crime Prevention, Delinquency, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Grants, Health Promotion, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, School Safety, Substance Abuse, Youth Programs
Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS, P.O. Box 6000, Rockville, MD 20849-6000. Tel: 800-638-8736 (Toll Free); Fax: 410-792-4358; Fax: 800-638-8736 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.puborder.ncjrs.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: Caliber Associates, Fairfax, VA.