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Technical Assistance and Resource Development to Expand Services for Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence, 2010 - 2013

Published: August 24, 2012
Audience:
Family Violence Prevention and Services (FVPSA)
Topics:
Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Technical Assistance, Training
Types:
fact sheet

The Family Violence Prevention Fund will serve as a national clearinghouse of information on existing children exposed to domestic violence resources and emerging practices for service providers, State Domestic Violence Coalitions, States and Tribes. The resources compiled by the grantee will be available to Expanding Services for Children and Youth current and future grantees, as well as other domestic violence service providers. The grantee will also have provided technical support, including facilitating peer-to-peer technical support, to Expanding Services for Children and Youth grantees.

Finally, the Family Violence Prevention Fund will work toward developing and recommending nationwide standards for services for children exposed to domestic violence.  They will also assist in developing consistent national evaluation measures for Expanding Services for Children and Youth grantees as well as assisted such grantees in developing and conducting their own internal evaluations. As the technical assistance provider, the Family Violence Prevention Fund will lead national dissemination strategy to share promising practices, outcomes and services.

The Family Violence Prevention Fund will also serve as a support network for the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program’s Enhancing Services for Children and Youth grantees. They will improve technical assistance and resource development for domestic violence programs and allied organizations serving children and youth by convening expert advisors on services for children and youth, identifying evidence-based and promising practices, identifying and developing training and technical assistance resources, and building standards of quality practice.