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NCJ Number: 252369 Find in a Library
Title: 2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: March 2019
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Instructional Material (Programmed); Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document; Document (Online); Video (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This resource kit developed by the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) provides access to two videos, other video options, and resource materials for use in the activities of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 7-13, 2019, which features this year’s theme -”Honoring Our Past, Creating Hope for the Future.”
Abstract: This theme emphasizes the celebration of progress in past years in identifying and addressing the needs of crime victims, as well as the future development of crime-victim services that are even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed. The resources provided include a variety of user-friendly sample materials, current statistics relevant to crime-victim services, professional artwork, and tutorials. In addition to raising public awareness of crime victims’ rights and services that have a nationwide impact, the resources also provide guidance in highlighting local crime-victim programs, the scope of crime-victim needs and services, and the professionals and volunteers who provide these services.
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): OVC Resources; Public education; Public information; Public interest advocacy; Technical assistance resources
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