April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 1 in 3 Native American/Alaskan Native women will be a victim of sexual violence in her lifetime. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Find resources from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center at www.nsvrc.org #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #SAAM #NSVRC

Recently Launched > New Documentation and Evidence Collection App from the The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)!

DocuSAFE is a free app that helps survivors collect, store, and share evidence of abuse, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, online harassment, and dating violence. Survivors can document abuse by logging individual incidents, including any photos, screenshots, or video documentation of threatening messages, harassing social media posts, unwanted Read more…

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) Launches Office for Victim Advocacy Ethics

The NOVA Office for Victim Advocacy Ethics is a comprehensive resource for victim assistance professionals. We offer innovative training on ethics, engaging events, professional consultation on ethical dilemmas and relevant resources for all those who serve victims/survivors of crime. Ensuring ethical practice is imperative to pushing the field forward and Read more…

New Publication from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

Check out the International Association of Chiefs of Police‘s (IACP) New Publication: “Establishing or Enhancing Law Enforcement-Based Victim Services – Effective Partnerships.” “This publication series identifies key considerations for establishing or enhancing direct services to victims within law enforcement-based systems. Currently, multiple models of service provision exist, and a familiarity Read more…

March is Social Work Month!

Celebrate by checking out Capacity Building Center for States’ workforce development resources, like: • “Championing the Role of Child Welfare Professionals” (publication) • Keeping It Real: Simulation Training in Child Welfare (resource series)