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  NCJ Number: NCJ 170405   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Program for Communities Responding to Sexual Assault - Workbook to Accompany Guidebook
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
  Corporate Author: National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
  Date Published: 1993
  Page Count: 83
  Annotation: This workbook, which is intended to accompany the guidebook, is designed to assist Interagency Councils in organizing and executing the steps for developing and implementing multidisciplinary, multiagency, victim-centered protocol for services to sexual assault victims.
  Abstract: The first section of the workbook outlines organizational steps for the Interagency Council and provides the following materials: an invitation letter, an agenda for the first meeting of the Council, an interagency agreement, a media announcement about the Interagency Council, and a press release. Section II outlines steps for conducting an inventory of existing services for sexual assault victims. It focuses on the development of a master list that contains organizational components within each participating agency that provides services to sexual assault victims; it also includes any organizations or agencies used for referrals or called upon for assistance in sexual assault cases. Materials include a master list, a referral letter, an agency information form checklist, a sample form, and a responsibility matrix for a victim-centered system. Other sections of the workbook outline steps and provide materials for a victim satisfaction survey, a community needs assessment, a written protocol, a review and revision of the interagency agreement, the development of a training program, protocol monitoring, protocol evaluation, and implementation issues for the Interagency Council.
  Main Term(s): Sexual assault victims
  Index Term(s): Interagency cooperation ; Sexual assault ; Victim services ; Program implementation
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
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  Type: Training (Aid/Material)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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