The Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the second DOJ Tribal Listening Session, which will take place on December 6, 2017, from 2:00-4:30 p.m., at the Read more
Featured training: “Child Homicide Investigations”
Jan 28 – 29 | San Diego, CA
The Victim Service Program Evaluation project assesses current services and works to demonstrate to funding sources and the public the purpose and impact of services provided to victims of crime. It is Read more
The United States Department of Justice recently announced more than $130 million in grant awards to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities to enhance victim services, address violence Read more
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is accepting nominations to serve on the federal advisory task force that supports the Department’s program of research on violence against American Native and Alaska Read more
This week the Senate Finance Committee is considering the Senate tax reform bill, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, which was introduced by Chairman Hatch last week Thursday. The bill does not Read more
During National Native American Heritage month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) highlights its various resources for tribal communities. Learn more by visiting the Read more
The Center For Victim Research is pleased to announce a new effort to encourage collaboration between crime victim researchers and service providers—the Research-to-Practice (R2P) Fellowship. Read more
EVAWI invites you to join as an exhibitor at the organization’s 2018 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Gender Bias, April 3rd – 5th, in Chicago, Illinois.
On November 15-18, 2017, the American Society of Criminology will host its 73rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. OJJDP staff and grantees will present at conference sessions featuring OJJDP-supported research. The theme Read more
Unified Solutions extends are condolences to the victims of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
On December 31, 2017, Grants.gov’s legacy PDF application package will be retired and Grants.gov Workspace will become the standard application method–learn more now to prepare for the transition!
It’s time to celebrate the rich histories, diverse cultures and important contributions of our nation’s first people. The U.S. Department of the Interior works to Read more
Join the National Center for Victims of Crime in Portland, Oregon, this December 5-7, 2017, to improve your response to victims of crime through promising Read more
All three webinars in the SANE Program Development and Operation Web Training Series are now available to watch, including How To Expand an Existing SANE Program and Developing a SANE Program in Read more
The International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) announced the creation of a new IAFN Indigenous Populations Community during the IAFN Conference held in Toronto, Canada Read more
October 5, 2017 Press Release: (link to full press release included)
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance (OVC TTAC) Expert Q&A: “Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities.” November 15, 2017 Read more
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
“It’s a well-known fact that DNA collected from a sexual assault kit, which consists of the results of a forensic exam performed to preserve medical evidence, can lead to the assailant’s identification Read more
Feature scheduled training:“Drug Identification and Recognition to Support Tribal Justice” November 1-2, 2017 in Ardmore, OK and November 28-29, 2017 in Miami, OK.
“Recognize signs Read more
“It’s important to celebrate milestones, and CrimeSolutions.gov has hit a big one â€” 500 rated programs. That’s 500 opportunities for the criminal and juvenile justice and victim service practitioners and policymakers we Read more
Learn more about the latest news from Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to include an introduction to OVC’s new director, Darlene Hutchinson Biehl, as well as a link to a compilation of resources Read more
October is National Depression Awareness Month.
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) Webinar: “Suspicious Activity Reports and Their Role in Investigations of Elder Financial Exploitation.”
From the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), “Risks in Adolescence That Lead to Intimate Partner Violence in Young Adulthood”
“The National Institute of Justice Read more
Just released from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Federal Prosecution of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, 2004-2013 examines commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) Read more
Do you work with substance users and sometimes find their behavior frustrating or difficult to understand? Join us for our next FREE webinar on Neuropharmacology to understand some of the reasons behind this behavior!
Wednesday, Read more
Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Group, Inc. is honored to partner with the National Crime Victim Research and Treatment Center (NCVRTC) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), to help manage Read more
National Criminal Justice Training Center Training: “Crisis Awareness, Intervention, and De-escalation Training for Tribal Partners.”
October 19 – 20, 2017 | Albuquerque, Read more
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) encourages comments for 60 days until December 12, 2017, on two new data collections: A Survey of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies in PL-280 States Read more
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) Webinar: Collecting Evidence in Cases of Elder Physical Abuse and Caregiver Neglect
Upcoming National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention (CFRP) webinar: “Improving our understanding of infants with substance exposure and NAS.”
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity: Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Pilot Project. The purpose of the Youth Regional Treatment Center (YRTC) Aftercare Read more
October is domestic violence awareness month. American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women suffer domestic violence and physical assaults at rates higher than any other ethnicity. Federal reports indicate that 34 percent of AI/AN Read more
EVAWI is delighted to announce the latest module in the OnLine Training Institute (OLTI): “Crime Scene Processing and Recovery of Physical Evidence from Sexual Assault Scenes.”
Expand your 2018 National Crime Victims Rights Week victim/survivor outreach and public awareness. The deadline to apply for Office for Victims of Crime‘s Community Awareness Read more
“There is something about an event where someone’s trying to inflict harm that is extremely disturbing and hard to cope with. Social support after such an event is important, particularly for that subset of Read more
On October 31, 2017, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with The Innocent Justice Foundation, will present “Maintaining Your Balance – Technology Tools for Read more
Supplemental Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Fiscal Year 2017 Enhanced Training And Services To End Abuse In Later Life Program Solicitation.
Eligible applicants are limited to states, units of local government, tribal governments or tribal organizations, population specific organizations Read more
Learn more about the latest news from OVC to include the new theme poster and color palette for the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). Also included Read more
On September 20, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in collaboration with the Read more
The term “victim-centered” means putting the person seeking services truly at the center of the work, which starts with engagement and recognizing that they are whole people, not just victims or survivors. In this Read more