Monthly Archives: January 2020

OVC Resources for National Stalking Awareness Month

“January is National Stalking Awareness Month. In his proclamation, President Trump states that “National Stalking Awareness Month provides us with an opportunity to firmly rebuke the violating crime of stalking and to raise awareness about its warning signs.”View the following resources to find tools to help you build awareness and serve victims of crime—OVC’s Stalking Topic Page, contains publications, answers to frequently asked questions, and additional resources. Stalking Awareness Special Feature, a compilation of research and resources from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Stalking Awareness Month Page, from the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center. This web page provides ready-to-use resources to help your organization promote awareness through social media, newsletter, and other campaigns.” A full list of resources can be found here.

February 19 Online Expert Q&A with OVC TTAC: Innovative Practices for Family Justice Centers

“Family Justice Centers provide a “one-stop shop” for victims of family violence (intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse). These co-located, multidisciplinary service centers reduce the number of places a victim must go to receive services following the crime. Services include, but are not limited to, assistance with protective orders, legal services, medical, counseling, safety planning, and more. This session will allow the audience to inquire about innovative practices within the Family Justice Center model.”
Read more about this session or register here.