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Program Description

  Trauma Services

Trauma Services (TS) includes the Abused Persons Program (APP) for partner violence and the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP) for sexual assaults and general/violent crimes, including services to surviving family members of homicide and tragic/traumatic deaths. Trauma Services provides comprehensive, individualized, and culturally appropriate clinical and victim assistance services to domestic violence victims and offenders, sexual assault victims, and victims of general crime of all ages. Programming for domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking victims also includes information and referral, lethality assessments, crisis intervention, safety planning, outreach to hospitals/police stations for victims of sexual assault and placement in emergency shelters.

Program Contacts

Contact Rolando L. Santiago, PhD of the HHS - Behavioral Health and Crisis Services at 240.777.7000 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of new Partner Abuse victims served1,3301,1551,3301,3301,330
Number of Partner Abuse victim clients waiting for counseling service (monthly average)4439404040
Percent of clients receiving therapy that demonstrate improvement on a domestic violence rating scale 190%95%90%90%90%
1  Rating scale developed by Jacqueline Dienemann and Jacquelyn Campbell, Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, March 1999.

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved634800330.55
Increase Cost: Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program Due to Increase Contract Cost1389110.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-108500.00
FY22 Approved647606430.55