Category: Office for Victims of Crime

Register for Webinar: Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center This webinar will present an online expert Q&A discussion on “Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual.” Vicarious trauma (VT) is related to secondary traumatic stress and can happen when a victim service provider who uses controlled empathy becomes secondarily traumatized when working …

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Apply Now: Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for funding through the Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program, which will provide resources and coordination to increase the ability of American Indian and/or Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities to provide comprehensive and culturally appropriate services to crime victims, …

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Apply Now: Enhancing Access to Services Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime is seeking applications for grants that enhance services for crime victims in linguistically specific communities by breaking down barriers that prevent millions of deaf and hard-of-hearing crime victims across the country, as well as those with limited English proficiency, from accessing the services they need …

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Apply Now: Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis—Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for grants that support young crime victims and enhance community-driven responses to the current opioid crisis. The purpose of this solicitation is to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the increasing use of opioids and to expand upon …

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Apply Now: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP). COAP is designed to: support first responders and provide for the needs of crime victims; support diversion programs for non-violent individuals with illicit and prescription opioid addictions; implement …

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Register for Expert Q&A: Working with At-Risk Youth with High Levels of Trauma and Risk for (Re)Victimization

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center Organizations that serve at-risk youth with high levels of trauma and (re)victimization should be well versed in trauma-informed care. This session will address how to mitigate the risk for both (re)victimization and criminal offending, the overlap between victims and youth who commit …

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