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  NCJ Number: NCJ 240784  Add to Shoppping Cart  
  Title: 2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme DVD
  Document URL: HTML 
  Corporate Author: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
  Date Published: 2013
  Page Count: 0
  Annotation: This DVD, part of the 2013 NCVRW (National Crime Victims’ Rights Week) Resource Guide, highlights challenges faced by victims and those who serve them, as well as providing solutions to the challenges.
  Abstract: This DVD was produced by the Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime to accompany the 2013 NCVRW (National Crime Victims’ Rights Week) Resource Guide. The DVD highlights the challenges faced by victims of crime and those who serve them, and it provides solutions to these challenges. Challenges addressed on the DVD include communicating with victims and their families, identifying victims, and providing victims access to the criminal justice system. Solutions discussed on the DVD include the use of new technologies such as Web sites and mobile phone apps, and the creation of public/private partnerships to aid victims and their families. The DVD is intended to be used by organizations and officials as a means for promoting public awareness, education, and training about victims’ rights. The Web site for the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) offers tips for using the DVD as well as tips for holding screenings of the DVD to get the DVD’s message out to its intended audience.
  Main Term(s): Victims rights
  Index Term(s): Victims of Crime ; Victim services ; Criminal Justice System Response to Victims ; Victim assistance directories ; Victims of violence ; Coping (victims of crime)
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Marketing/Promotional
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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