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This bulletin outlines the most critical factors that contributed to
the success of the interdisciplinary, collaborative Denver VS2000 project.
These success factors are not unique to Denver. They exist in the Vermont
model and other successful collaborations both within and outside the
criminal justice system.
Although it is impossible to isolate which critical element may be the
most important predictor of success, it is very important to highlight
three elements that contributed to success in the Denver experience:
- Acceptance by the stakeholders that a collaborative climate is not
a destination, but a journey.
- Adoption of a shared vision and core values by all that set the tone
for the entire process.
- Agreement that collaboration is part and parcel of how the planning
process is conducted.
Work: The Experiences of
Denver Victim Services 2000
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