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OVC and OVC-Sponsored Publications

OVC Builds Capacity To Serve Crime Victims in Indian Country (July 2013) OVC, Fact Sheet, OVC Fact Sheets, FS 000393.
This fact sheet describes OVC's efforts to support American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime by forging innovative partnerships to develop and expand exemplary tribal programs and services; and maintaining established programs that focus on culturally specific training, technical assistance, and case management, among other services.
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Part Of the OVC Fact Sheets Series
 
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013) OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957.
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
 
National Victim Assistance Academy Resource Paper: Impaired Driving (September 2012) OVC, OVC Training, 15 pages, NCJ 240572.
This Resource Paper is part of a series of National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA) Track 1: Foundation-Level Training documents covering eight topics. This paper includes statistics, definitions, impact/effects on victims, effective responses, and additional information designed to educate entry-level professionals and volunteers. Visit www.ovcttac.gov for additional NVAA training materials.
Abstract | PDF
Part Of the OVC Training Series
 
OVC HELP Series for Crime Victims (June 2012) OVC
This series of nine brochures features information and resources for victims of crime and victim service professionals on the topics of assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking. Each brochure defines a type of victimization; discusses what to do if you are a victim of this crime and where to go for help; and provides resources for more information and assistance.
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Gaining Insight Taking Action Basic Skills for Serving Victims DVD and Companion Guidebook (April 2011) OVC, OVC Videos, 89 pages, NCJ 232780.
This 55-minute DVD comprises three videos and guidebooks: Listen to My Story: Communicating With Victims of Crime; Meeting the Needs of Underserved Victims; and Substance Abuse and Victimization. It is a valuable training tool for service providers, criminal and juvenile justice professionals, mental health providers, legal advocates, and other audiences who want to better understand how to communicate effectively with crime victims, the challenges faced by underserved victim populations, and the relationship between substance abuse and victimization. A discussion guide accompanies this DVD.
Abstract | PDF (Guidebook) | HTML (Listen to My Story: WMV) | HTML (Listen to My Story: Quicktime) | HTML (Underserved Victims: WMV) | HTML (Underserved Victims: Quicktime) | HTML (Substance Abuse: WMV) | HTML (Substance Abuse: Quicktime)
Part Of the OVC Videos Series
 

OJP Publications

Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 70 pages, NCJ 219181.
This report provides information addressing 4 key goals: 1) To identify how many women in the U.S. and in college settings have ever been raped or sexually assaulted during their lifetime and within the past year; 2) To identify key case characteristics of drug-facilitated and forcible rapes; 3) To examine factors that affect the willingness of women to report rape to law enforcement or seek help from their support network; and 4) To make comparisons between the different types of rape with regard to the numbers of women affected in the U.S. and college settings, risk factors, reporting to law enforcement, and mental health consequences.
Abstract | PDF
 
Estimate of the Incidence of Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault in the U.S., Final Report (June 2005) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 207 pages, NCJ 212000.
This multiple site study was conducted to further understand the nature of drug-facilitated sexual assault in the U.S.
Abstract | PDF
 

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Each month the Nation's experts answer your questions about best practices in victim services. Below are upcoming and most recent session discussions in this topic:

On May 15 2013 at 2:00PM, John Evans, National Training Manager for Victim Services at Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Carl McDonald, National Law Enforcement Initiative Manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hosted a discussion on Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment

On Dec 8 2009 at 2:00PM, Steven D. Walker, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences at California State University, Fresno, hosted a discussion on Examining Correlations Between Substance Abuse and Victimization

On Nov 28 2007 at 2:00PM, Lori Moriarty, Director of the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Resource Center, hosted a discussion on Working with Drug Endangered Children

On Dec 15 2006 at 2:00PM, Debbie Weir, National Director of Victim Services for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and John M. Evans- due to unforeseen circumstances, Mr. Evans is unable to participate in today's session, hosted a discussion on Serving Victims of Impaired Driving

On Dec 22 2005 at 2:00PM, John Evans, National Assistant Director for Advocacy Training and Services of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hosted a discussion on Drunk Driving


What is GHB?
GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a depressant drug which is sometimes used in the commission of crimes... Read More

What is Rohypnol?
Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is a depressant drug which is sometimes used in the commission of crimes, s... Read More

What harms exist for children found at methamphetamine laboratories?
Information on the harms associated with children found at methamphetamine labs can be found in Chil... Read More

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More

How many pedestrians are killed by drunk drivers?
Data about pedestrians killed or injured in crashes involving alcohol can be found in the annual Ove... Read More

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No funding records found relevant to this topic.

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Publications

OVC and OVC-Sponsored Publications

OVC Builds Capacity To Serve Crime Victims in Indian Country (July 2013) OVC, Fact Sheet, OVC Fact Sheets, FS 000393. This fact sheet describes OVC's efforts to support American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime by forging innovative partnerships to develop and expand exemplary tribal programs and services; and maintaining established programs that focus on culturally specific training, technical assistance, and case management, among other services.
HTML
Part Of the OVC Fact Sheets Series
 
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013) OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957. The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
 
National Victim Assistance Academy Resource Paper: Impaired Driving (September 2012) OVC, OVC Training, 15 pages, NCJ 240572. This Resource Paper is part of a series of National Victim Assistance Academy (NVAA) Track 1: Foundation-Level Training documents covering eight topics. This paper includes statistics, definitions, impact/effects on victims, effective responses, and additional information designed to educate entry-level professionals and volunteers. Visit www.ovcttac.gov for additional NVAA training materials.
Abstract | PDF
Part Of the OVC Training Series
 
OVC HELP Series for Crime Victims (June 2012) OVC This series of nine brochures features information and resources for victims of crime and victim service professionals on the topics of assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking. Each brochure defines a type of victimization; discusses what to do if you are a victim of this crime and where to go for help; and provides resources for more information and assistance.
HTML
 
Gaining Insight Taking Action Basic Skills for Serving Victims DVD and Companion Guidebook (April 2011) OVC, OVC Videos, 89 pages, NCJ 232780. This 55-minute DVD comprises three videos and guidebooks: Listen to My Story: Communicating With Victims of Crime; Meeting the Needs of Underserved Victims; and Substance Abuse and Victimization. It is a valuable training tool for service providers, criminal and juvenile justice professionals, mental health providers, legal advocates, and other audiences who want to better understand how to communicate effectively with crime victims, the challenges faced by underserved victim populations, and the relationship between substance abuse and victimization. A discussion guide accompanies this DVD.
Abstract | PDF (Guidebook) | HTML (Listen to My Story: WMV) | HTML (Listen to My Story: Quicktime) | HTML (Underserved Victims: WMV) | HTML (Underserved Victims: Quicktime) | HTML (Substance Abuse: WMV) | HTML (Substance Abuse: Quicktime)
Part Of the OVC Videos Series
 

OJP Publications

Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 70 pages, NCJ 219181. This report provides information addressing 4 key goals: 1) To identify how many women in the U.S. and in college settings have ever been raped or sexually assaulted during their lifetime and within the past year; 2) To identify key case characteristics of drug-facilitated and forcible rapes; 3) To examine factors that affect the willingness of women to report rape to law enforcement or seek help from their support network; and 4) To make comparisons between the different types of rape with regard to the numbers of women affected in the U.S. and college settings, risk factors, reporting to law enforcement, and mental health consequences.
Abstract | PDF
 
Estimate of the Incidence of Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault in the U.S., Final Report (June 2005) NIJ-Sponsored, Grant, 207 pages, NCJ 212000. This multiple site study was conducted to further understand the nature of drug-facilitated sexual assault in the U.S.
Abstract | PDF
 

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Related Resources

Federal Resources

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
The DEA-VWAP was implemented to ensure the rights of crime victims encountered in DEA investigations are met.
 
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.
 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): Impaired Driving Safety Program
This NHTSA division offers facts and statistics, public education, and program updates on prevention programs and emergency care for patients.
 

Non-Governmental Resources

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
MADD has hundreds of chapters that assist victims of drunk driving crashes at the local level. Its Web site offers statistics, activism information, materials in Spanish, and program awareness resources. MADD recently launched a 24-hour hotline to lend support to victims of drunk driving and their friends and family. You can call 1-877-MADD-HELP for emotional support, guidance, and referrals.
 
National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (DEC)
This organization's mission is to break the cycle of abuse and neglect by empowering practitioners who work to transform the lives of children and families living in drug environments. The Alliance provides training and technical assistance to state DEC alliances and all those in the community who assist and care for drug endangered children.
 
Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID) USA
RID's mission is to deter impaired driving and teen binge drinking. Its Web site offers information on drunk driving and alcohol poisoning.
 

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Web Forum Discussions

Each month the Nation's experts answer your questions about best practices in victim services. Below are upcoming and most recent session discussions in this topic:

On May 15 2013 at 2:00PM, John Evans, National Training Manager for Victim Services at Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Carl McDonald, National Law Enforcement Initiative Manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hosted a discussion on Drunk Driving and Child Endangerment

On Dec 8 2009 at 2:00PM, Steven D. Walker, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences at California State University, Fresno, hosted a discussion on Examining Correlations Between Substance Abuse and Victimization

On Nov 28 2007 at 2:00PM, Lori Moriarty, Director of the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Resource Center, hosted a discussion on Working with Drug Endangered Children

On Dec 15 2006 at 2:00PM, Debbie Weir, National Director of Victim Services for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and John M. Evans- due to unforeseen circumstances, Mr. Evans is unable to participate in today's session, hosted a discussion on Serving Victims of Impaired Driving

On Dec 22 2005 at 2:00PM, John Evans, National Assistant Director for Advocacy Training and Services of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, hosted a discussion on Drunk Driving


FAQs

What is GHB?
GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a depressant drug which is sometimes used in the commission of crimes... Read More

What is Rohypnol?
Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) is a depressant drug which is sometimes used in the commission of crimes, s... Read More

What harms exist for children found at methamphetamine laboratories?
Information on the harms associated with children found at methamphetamine labs can be found in Chil... Read More

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More

How many pedestrians are killed by drunk drivers?
Data about pedestrians killed or injured in crashes involving alcohol can be found in the annual Ove... Read More

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Funding

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National Calendar of Crime Victim Assistance-Related Events
Upcoming Event(s)
14th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime
Palm Springs, CA
12/11/2014-12/14/2014

Online Directory of Crime Victims Services.