OVC News & Program Updates (June 2013) (PDF 3 mb)
This issue focuses on This issue focuses on collaboration, sustainability, and bridging the gap between researchers and practitioners. Articles in this edition discuss—
International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program Report to Congress
This e-publication provides essential background information about the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP)—how it came into existence, its role in assisting victims of international terrorism, and how the reimbursement process works. Companion reports summarizing application and claims statistics, program activities undertaken to reach out to potential claimants, and future program needs and improvements are also available:
2013 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Online Resource Guide
The National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Online Resource Guide is designed to help communities and victim assistance providers promote awareness of crime victim issues. The Guide is available in English and Spanish and includes educational content, campaign materials, artwork, and a theme DVD. New this year are three pre-produced 30-second PSAs addressing child sexual abuse, child sex trafficking, and elder financial fraud. The 2013 NCVRW Resource Guide (NCJ 239229) and Poster (PS000025) are also available to order through the Publications and Products section of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Web site.
For additional information pertaining to NCVRW, visit our NCVRW Web site.
Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers (December 2012)
OVC and BJA have launched a Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers. The directory includes "distance learning," "in-person training" and "training by request" opportunities. It is an excellent resource for practitioners and task forces actively working in the field to expand and enhance their knowledge.
OVC News & Program Updates (November 2012) (PDF 525 kb)
This issue focuses on closing gaps in victim services and includes profiles that underscore how a victim’s steps toward recovery may take unexpected turns, with inspiring results. Articles in this edition highlight
Multidisciplinary Response to Crime Victims With Disabilities (September 2012)
Persons with disabilities face daily obstacles to safety and justice and remain at high risk for caregiver abuse, domestic and sexual violence, exploitation, and other crimes. In 2007, OVC awarded funds to two grantees to adapt and replicate their innovative, multidisciplinary response models that serve crime victims with disabilities. The replication guides in this set—one statewide (NCJ 239107) and one community based (NCJ 239108)—are the products of this 3-year project.
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