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The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course
Produced by the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from OVC, this free self-paced, interactive online training will help increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology and, ultimately, enhance their ability to work with victims of stalking. This course highlights: how stalkers use technologies to locate, harass, and surveil their victims; steps to assist in investigating stalking crimes; and how to support victims of stalking.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)
NISVS provides data on rape, physical violence, and stalking by an intimate partner in the United States along with rates of health and mental health problems associated with victimization.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, NCJRS offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.

NCJRS: Internet Safety Special Feature
The NCJRS Internet Safety Special Feature presents a compilation of resources on internet safety for children and consumers, internet privacy, and cyberbullying.

NCJRS: Stalking Awareness Special Feature
The NCJRS Stalking Awareness Special Feature presents publications and resources related to stalking.

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
OVW, a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides federal leadership to reduce violence against women and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection (AARDVARC)
AARDVARC provides links to the stalking laws in all 50 states and other information about stalking.

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS)
ADWAS provides comprehensive services to deaf and deaf-blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

Aurora Center
The Aurora Center's mission is to recognize and reduce sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking on campus and to create an atmosphere where all members of the community can learn, work, and live to their full potential.

CyberAngels
This large safety Internet organization offers educational programs and support groups for victims of stalking and harassment over the Internet (cyberstalking). Cyberangels, a program of guardian angels, also presents tips on documenting and reporting cyberstalking.

National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC): Youth Initiative
Hosted by the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Teen Victim Project site is designed to help victim assistance providers, law enforcement personnel, and other allied professionals provide informed, culturally competent, and developmentally appropriate responses to teen victims and their families.

National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource Center
The mission of the Stalking Resource Center is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
NNEDV works closely with domestic violence coalitions, allied organization, and individuals to understand the ongoing and emerging needs of domestic violence victims and advocacy programs.

National Stalking Awareness Month
The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime presents a versatile set of resources to help plan the observance of National Stalking Awareness Month and outreach throughout the year.

The Wireless Foundation: Call to Protect Program
This program distributes wireless phones to help combat domestic violence. The program is a national initiative of the wireless industry and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Tribal Protection Orders
Developed by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, this site is designed to provide both tribal and non-tribal entities with a clearinghouse of information and resources pertaining to the issuance and enforcement of protection orders.

Wired Safety
This online help organization is run by trained law enforcement officers and civilian volunteers. The Web site features information on cybercrime, safety, security, discussion forums, and content customized for kids and teens. WiredSafety offers Internet safety and training classes to parents, teens, and law enforcement.

Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)
WHOA, a volunteer organization, fights online harassment by educating the public and law enforcement and empowering victims.

OVC-Funded Resources

The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course
Produced by the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from OVC, this free self-paced, interactive online training will help increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology and, ultimately, enhance their ability to work with victims of stalking. This course highlights: how stalkers use technologies to locate, harass, and surveil their victims; steps to assist in investigating stalking crimes; and how to support victims of stalking.

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)
NISVS provides data on rape, physical violence, and stalking by an intimate partner in the United States along with rates of health and mental health problems associated with victimization.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, NCJRS offers information on victimology and victim assistance, criminal justice, juvenile justice, information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. NCJRS supplies the victim services field with resources, publications, and program information. The NCJRS library collection includes more than 30,000 resources relevant to the field.

NCJRS: Internet Safety Special Feature
The NCJRS Internet Safety Special Feature presents a compilation of resources on internet safety for children and consumers, internet privacy, and cyberbullying.

NCJRS: Stalking Awareness Special Feature
The NCJRS Stalking Awareness Special Feature presents publications and resources related to stalking.

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
OVW, a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides federal leadership to reduce violence against women and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Non-Governmental Resources

Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection (AARDVARC)

AARDVARC provides links to the stalking laws in all 50 states and other information about stalking.

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS)

ADWAS provides comprehensive services to deaf and deaf-blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

Aurora Center

The Aurora Center's mission is to recognize and reduce sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking on campus and to create an atmosphere where all members of the community can learn, work, and live to their full potential.

CyberAngels

This large safety Internet organization offers educational programs and support groups for victims of stalking and harassment over the Internet (cyberstalking). Cyberangels, a program of guardian angels, also presents tips on documenting and reporting cyberstalking.

National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC): Youth Initiative

Hosted by the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Teen Victim Project site is designed to help victim assistance providers, law enforcement personnel, and other allied professionals provide informed, culturally competent, and developmentally appropriate responses to teen victims and their families.

National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource Center

The mission of the Stalking Resource Center is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

NNEDV works closely with domestic violence coalitions, allied organization, and individuals to understand the ongoing and emerging needs of domestic violence victims and advocacy programs.

National Stalking Awareness Month

The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime presents a versatile set of resources to help plan the observance of National Stalking Awareness Month and outreach throughout the year.

The Wireless Foundation: Call to Protect Program

This program distributes wireless phones to help combat domestic violence. The program is a national initiative of the wireless industry and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Tribal Protection Orders

Developed by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, this site is designed to provide both tribal and non-tribal entities with a clearinghouse of information and resources pertaining to the issuance and enforcement of protection orders.

Wired Safety

This online help organization is run by trained law enforcement officers and civilian volunteers. The Web site features information on cybercrime, safety, security, discussion forums, and content customized for kids and teens. WiredSafety offers Internet safety and training classes to parents, teens, and law enforcement.

Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)

WHOA, a volunteer organization, fights online harassment by educating the public and law enforcement and empowering victims.
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