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Registration Open for ICAC Law Enforcement Training on Child ExploitationICAC Task Force

The OJJDP-funded Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program will provide the "2015 National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation" on June 2–4, 2015, in Atlanta, GA. This conference will offer free training to law enforcement on combatting technology-facilitated crimes against children. Register to attend. More icon 

  OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2015 funding opportunities:

Visit OJJDP’s funding page for more information about these and other current funding opportunities.  More icon

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In a recent video message, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights the new OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center. Also, in light of National Mentoring Month (January), he discusses the impact of evidence-based mentoring practices.


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OJJDP News @ a Glance,
January/February 2015

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2015. This issue’s top story and video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the new OJJDP-MENTOR National Mentoring Resource Center and, in light of National Mentoring Month in January, the impact of evidence-based mentoring practices.

Other features highlight the National Mentoring Summit that OJJDP co-hosted; launch of the White House Asian American and Pacific Islander Bullying Prevention Task Force; Departments of Justice and Education release of a correctional education guidance package to improve the quality of educational services for confined youth; Justice Department partnership with Facebook and Bing to expand the reach of AMBER Alerts; and more.  More icon

Fact Sheets Available on Parenting a Child Recovering from Maltreatment

The Child Welfare Information Gateway has released a series of online fact sheets exploring the effects of maltreatment on children and how parents can help them recover. One of the fact sheets focuses on parenting a child who has experienced trauma. Other topics in the series include parenting a child who has experienced sexual abuse and abuse or neglect. Free print copies can be ordered online. More icon