Training and technical Assistance is available through several sources:
Tribal Youth Program (TYP) Training and Technical Assistance Center:
Education Development Center provides TTA to OJJDP Tribal Youth Program grantees and TTA is also available all federally recognized tribes to increase AI/AN communitiesí skills and knowledge about programs and strategies, building tribesí capacity to develop effective and sustainable programs for reducing juvenile crime and increasing youth potential in tribal communities.
Tribal Juvenile Detention and Reentry (TJDR) Training and Technical Assistance Center:
Education Development Center provides TTA to OJJDP TJDR grantees, tribal juvenile detention centers, and to all federally recognized tribes seeking to improve services to tribal youth in detention and reentry or improving their tribal juvenile justice systems. TJDR also provides resources for tribes interested in developing green and sustainable economic projects involving detained or reentering tribal youth.
TYP and TJDR TTA Centers provide federally recognized tribes with assistance through a variety of approaches including consultation through e-mails, telephone calls, and site visits as well as peer-to-peer dialogue and training, including teleconferences and Web-based discussions. Topics addressed include:
Training and technical assistance support is also available from CSR Incorporated, which manages the Data Collection and Technical Assistance Tool (DCTAT) for grantees to report performance measurement data. CSR staff also provide training and support regarding the selection and use of performance measures and navigating DCTAT. Further information on how to access assistance is available on the DCTAT Web page.
- capacity building
- culturally based approaches to prevention and intervention
- program implementation
- enhancement of tribal court systems
- strategic planning
- youth issues, including gangs and youth leadership