A message from OVC Director Kristina Rose

Read a message from OVC Director Kristina Rose commemorating Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and highlighting this year’s theme and a range of OVC initiatives and resources designed to ensure access to care for victims of sexual assault.  Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xu8AY

The Office for Victims of Crimes presents “Creating Safe Spaces for Transgender Survivors”

Did you miss the January Expert Q&A on “Creating Safe Spaces for Transgender Survivors?” The recording and materials are available now. This session provides participants with practical guidance and insight on creating inclusive environments, practices, and policies that support transgender survivors. As a result of this session, participants will be Read more…

“SANE Program Development and Operation Guide”

Resource: The Office for Victims of Crimes Training and Technical Assistance Center presents the  “SANE Program Development and Operation Guide,” which provides a blueprint for those interested in starting or expanding a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. Learn more at https://www.ovcttac.gov/saneguide/building-a-patient-centered-trauma-informed-sane-program/

Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials

Resource: The Office for Victims of Crime present “Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials.” For children, participating in the justice system as a victim or witness can be especially confusing, distressing, and even re-traumatizing. Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials was created to support children and youth during their involvement with the Read more…