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Title: 2012 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

National Ctr for Victims of Crime
United States of America
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 101
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Document: HTML (English) HTML (Spanish) 
Type: Reference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This publication provides outreach materials, including ideas and tools needed to prepare for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 22-28, 2012.
Abstract: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week provides an annual opportunity to engage the public in the struggle for victims’ rights. This publication supports the 2012 theme, “Extending the Vision: Reaching Every Victim,” and should reflect the ideals that all practitioners in the field of victim’s rights seek to realize. This report along with the companion toolkit provides information and resource material to help educate communities about victim’s rights during NCVRW in 2012. The contents of this resource guide contains: Section 1) Resource Guide Overview; Section 2) Maximizing Communication and Awareness, including new Presentation Tips and PowerPoint slide artwork; Section 3) Resource Guide Artwork; Section 4) Working with the Media; Section 5) Landmarks in Victims’ Rights and Services; Section 6) Statistical Overviews; and Section 7) Additional Resources. The “Maximizing Communication and Awareness” section includes tools and ideas to plan activities, involve the community, and deepen the public’s understanding of the realities of crime victimization and the importance of supporting crime victims’ rights and services. These resources can help each area plan public events, write presentations and proclamations, and encourage every American to stand behind victims of crime during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and throughout the year.
Main Term(s): National programs ; Families of crime victims
Index Term(s): Instructional aids ; Technical assistance resources ; Victim services training ; Training standards ; Criminal justice training
Note: Also available in Spanish
   
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