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FEDIAWG Work Group Members

Published: August 30, 2012
Categories:
Monitoring, Research
Topics:
Child Abuse & Neglect
Tags:
FEDIAWG, Work Group

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Office of Special Education Programs
U.S. Department of Education
550 12th Street SW, 4065
Washington, DC 20202-2600
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) provides a wide array of supports to parents and individuals, school districts and States in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.

U.S. Department of the Interior

Bureau of Indian Affairs
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW, MS4603
Washington, DC 20240
http://www.doi.gov/bia/

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) works to enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.

U.S. Department of Justice

Office of Justice Programs
National Institute of Justice
Office of Research and Evaluation
Victim and Victimization Research Division
U.S. Department of Justice
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. NIJ provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels. The Office of Research and Evaluation develops, conducts, directs, and supervises research and evaluation activities across a wide variety of issues.

Office for Victims of Crime
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/welcovc/welcome.html

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. OVC provides substantial funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs-the lifeline services that help victims to heal. The agency supports training designed to educate criminal justice and allied professionals regarding the rights and needs of crime victims. OVC also sponsors an annual event in April to commemorate National Crime Victims Rights Week (NCVRW).

Office on Violence against Women
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/topics/crime/violence-against-women/welc...

The mission of the Violence Against Women and Family Violence Research and Evaluation program is to promote the safety of women and family members, and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to these crimes.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) accomplish its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system's efforts to protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families. OJJDP sponsors research, program, and training initiatives; develops priorities and goals and sets policies to guide federal juvenile justice issues; disseminates information about juvenile justice issues; and awards funds to states to support local programming.

Child Protection Division
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/about/DivProgram.asp?di=5&pp=division

The Child Protection Division (CPD) administers projects, programs, and initiatives related to crimes against children and children's exposure to violence. It provides leadership and funding in the areas of prevention, intervention, treatment, and enforcement. CPD promotes research and effective policies and procedures to address the problems of abused, neglected, missing, and exploited children and children who have been exposed to domestic or community violence.

U.S. Department of State

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, NW, SA-29, 4th FL.
Washington, DC 20520
http://www.state.gov/g/tip/

The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons provides the tools to combat trafficking in persons and assists in the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts both worldwide and domestically.