Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $478,553)
The purpose of the study is to inform the implementation and improve program effectiveness for violence prevention and mental health training programs funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in response to STOP School Violence Act. The study assess stages of implementation and determine what implementation drivers contribute to program success or are underutilized. This study will include a cross-site analysis of 128 grantees and an in-depth case study analysis of 10 sites.
The cross-site analysis will include an electronic survey. The case study analysis will provide a more comprehensive assessment of factors influencing implementation. The case study will include stakeholder interviews with school personnel, district administrators, mental health professionals, families, and other involved parties, as well as site visits, and review of program documents. Note: This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law, and complies with Part 200 Uniform Requirements - 2 CFR 200.210(a)(14). CA/NCF