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Title: Healing Historical Trauma: Developing Culturally Appropriate Victim Services for Native American Victims of Crime: Resource Manual
Corporate Author: Wasserman, Leviton, and Hodder Consulting
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 200
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Wasserman, Leviton, and Hodder Consulting
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This resource guide presents articles and monographs related to each of four topics covered in workshops related to Native American Indian victimization.
Abstract: The topics included historical grief and its relationship to victimization, law enforcement issues in Indian country, promising practices, and victim advocacy. The materials focus on how to positively reinforce the resiliency factors inherent within the interdependent values and philosophies of Native American cultures while addressing the common experience of historical trauma and the creation of culturally appropriate and effective victim assistance models. Additional materials focus on responses to child abuse and neglect, jurisdictional issues in Indian countries, the characteristics of an effective multicultural organization, training in victim advocacy, Federal criminal statutes and Federal relations for Indian country. Figures, illustrations, photocopies of media articles, and monograph on the role of the victim advocate
Main Term(s): Victimization
Index Term(s): Child abuse situation remedies; Indian affairs; Indian justice; Tribal history; Victim services; Victims of Crime
Note: Native American track of workshops from the National Organization for Victim Assistance's 22nd Annual North American Victim Assistance Conference
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