VALOR greatly appreciates the confidence and support of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, especially Celestine Williams, who served as our Federal Project Officer. We are also grateful for the outstanding work of our consultants, Christine Edmunds, Anne Seymour, and Jann Taylor, who ensured the timely and thorough completion of this project.

Resource Guide Co-authors and Editors

Christine N. Edmunds

Morna A. Murray

Anne K. Seymour

Jann P. Taylor

Contributing Organizations and Individuals

Bryan G. Criswell

Rev. David W. Delaplane

National Victim Center

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center

Janice Wilkerson

Graphic Design

Randy Fletcher, Exarte Design, Inc.

This product was supported by Grant Number 97-MU-GX-0010 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs coordinates the activities of the following program offices and bureaus: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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