Housing and Sexual Violence Report

Resource. The National Sexual Violence Research Center presents the “Housing and Sexual Violence” report. The report explores the relationship between housing issues, homelessness, and sexual violence. Research indicates that residents of subsidized housing and people who are homeless experience disproportionate rates of sexual violence. Learn more at https://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications_NSVRC_ResearchBrief_housing-and-sexual-violence_0.pdf

Explore “A Law Enforcement Guide for Working with Children with Autism, Intellectual and Communication Disabilities” from The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs

Resource: The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs presents “A Law Enforcement Guide for Working with Children with Autism, Intellectual and Communication Disabilities.” The need for law enforcement to effectively communicate with children in a crisis is critical. This guide provides law enforcement personnel with practical tips on understanding Read more…

Read “Final Report: Focus Group on Public Law 280 and the Sexual Assault of Native Women” from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Resource: The Tribal Law and Policy Institute presents the “Final Report: Focus Group on Public Law 280 and the Sexual Assault of Native Women.” This report details the focus group hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. The focus group discussed challenges and opportunities for Read more…

Check Out the “Listen to the Grandmothers Video Guide and Resource” from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Resource: The Tribal Law and Policy Institute released the “Listen to the Grandmothers Video Guide and Resource.” This resource provides a tool for Tribal communities interested in implementing cultural traditions when responding to violence against Native women. Learn more at http://tribal-institute.org/download/Listen_to_Grandmothers_Video_Guide_%20June08.pdf

Check Out the Online “Moving Ahead Curriculum” from The Allstate Foundation

Resource: From The Allstate Foundation, the online “Moving Ahead Curriculum” is designed for domestic violence survivors. The curriculum provides the guidance victims need to make important financial decisions and work toward gaining long-term financial security. Topics covered include financial abuse, financial fundamentals and foundations, credit basics, and long-term planning. Access Read more…

The Victim’s Rights Law Center presents “Tips for Effective, Accurate, and Confidential Interpretation.”

Resource: The Victim’s Rights Law Center presents “Tips for Effective, Accurate, and Confidential Interpretation.” Survivor-centered services require victim service providers to collaborate with interpreters when communicating with survivors. This resource provides best practices and confidentiality considerations for victim service providers when working with interpreters. Learn more at http://4e5ae7d17e.nxcli.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Interpreter-Tips-Final-to-OVW.pdf

The Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide.

Resource: The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) presents “The Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide.” This e-Guide assists in the development and day-to-day operations of an anti-human trafficking task force and provides fundamental guidance for effective task force operations. OVC TTAC geared the e-Guide Read more…