With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects that inform policy and practice in the field of juvenile justice. Specifically, this solicitation seeks proposals for studies that advance knowledge and understanding in the following three categories: (1) juvenile indigent defense in delinquency proceedings, (2) co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in juvenile residential facilities, and (3) assessing dual system youth data linkage capacity across juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,257,966
Assessing the impact of treatment quality, matching and dosage on juvenile justice outcomes among a statewide sample of youth with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders
Prevalence Estimation of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Juvenile Facilities
Youth Defense Delivery Systems and Associated Outcomes
The solicitation does not place limits on the number of proposed staff, such as PIs, Co-PIs, or Co-Investigators.
Consideration for the new investigator/early career opportunity is restricted to applications with proposed PI(s) meeting the qualifications specified under the New Investigator/Early Career Opportunity section of the solicitation. The PI is expected to hold the senior leadership role on the proposed project. That leadership role should be clearly reflected in the applicant’s proposal, for example in comparative time allocation. Other proposed subordinate key personnel on the project need not meet the new investigator/ early career opportunity qualifications.
FAQs regarding Co-PIs and new investigator/ early career opportunity added.
NIJ has changed the funding amounts in the solicitation category tables on pages 1 and 11 and the anticipated total amount to be awarded under this solicitation has been reduced from $3,000,000.00 to $2,600,000.00. In addition, the text under "Additional Information" on page 11 and "Anticipated Number of Awards" on page 12 has changed.