Veteran Informed Care Training on Responsivity – Phase II

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Funding Opportunity ID: 310276
Opportunity Number: 19CS02
Opportunity Title: Veteran Informed Care Training on Responsivity – Phase II
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Pilot testing of the VICTOR (Veteran Informed Care Training on Responsivity) curriculum for a regional training program for up to 30 participants from local jurisdictions for those staff that supervise, conduct case management/case planning activities for justice-involved veterans.
CFDA Number(s): 16.601
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: NIC invites applications from nonprofit organizations (including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations), for-profit organizations (including tribal for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). Recipients, including for-profit organizations, must agree to waive any profit or fee for services. NIC welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as sub-recipients. The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for administering the funding and managing the entire program.
Agency Code: USDOJ-BOP-NIC
Agency Name: Department of Justice
National Institute of Corrections
Posted Date: Nov 08, 2018
Close Date: Jan 07, 2019
Last Updated Date: Nov 08, 2018
Award Ceiling: $60,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $60,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: As a center of learning, innovation and leadership that shapes and advances correctional practice and public policy, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) devotes a portion of its focus to the critical needs of justice-involved veterans. NIC has developed a training program on the responsivity issues related to working with veterans in the local criminal justice system that will build skills for those who work directly with justice-involved veterans. The intent of this training program is to train criminal justice professionals to better understand the justice-involved veteran and their issues related to military service, in order to more effectively work with this population in the justice system – and by doing so, increase public safety and reduce recidivism. This training program will provide criminal justice professionals with a more informed approach to working with veterans and ultimately improve outcomes for both the jurisdiction utilizing the training program and the veterans in that local system.
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