Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems Program
This program will fund agencies that utilize a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to provide intervention and supervision services for youth with sexual behavior problems and treatment services for their child victims and families. Award recipients will target for services only pre- or post-adjudicated youth who are charged with an offense involving inappropriate sexual behavior with a child and who have no prior history of court involvement for sexual misconduct. Award recipients will also provide services to victims and families. Youth participating in this program must undergo a mental health evaluation to determine if they are amenable to community-based treatment and intervention.This program solicitation has two parts. Category 1 (sites) will provide funding to as many as two sites for the purposes described above. Category 2 (support, technical assistance, and evaluation) will fund one awardee to provide support and technical assistance to the sites selected under Category 1 and conduct a process/implementation evaluation to document how the sites develop comprehensive, multidisciplinary approaches and intervention models to effectively respond to youth with problem sexual behaviors and their child victims.This program is a collaboration between OJJDP and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) and is authorized by Pub. L. No. 113-6, 127 Stat. 198, 256.Category 1 applicants are elgible for up to $300,00 in funding for a period of 24 months.Cateogry 2 applicants are eligible for up to $500,000 in funding for a period of 24 months. View full announcement.