Are You Prepared?

Did you miss the September Expert Q&A on “Are You Prepared? The Role of Victim Assistance Providers in Preparing and Responding to Incidents of Mass Violence?” The recording and materials are available now. https://www.ovcttac.gov/expert-qa/?nm=wbt&ns=eqa&nt=ps&fbclid=IwAR1uVc2aHLrqxV1SqqYKcdm4bKWnx2LjqyFc-saTEe8IUeLp6WL8btGh9kI

MVI Core Compendium – Updated!

Our new MVI Core Compendium includes 26 modules addressing readiness, response, and resilience relevant to mass violence incidents. The Compendium also includes training opportunities that complement our existing resources, with a specialty focus on behavioral and mental health. We will focus on your specific areas of interest and tailor our Read more…

A Healing Journey for Alaska Natives

Resource: The “A Healing Journey for Alaska Natives” five-part video series, produced by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women, is designed to educate federal, state, local, and Tribal victim service providers, criminal justice professionals, and others who work to resolve issues related to Read more…

Lummi Nation Reimagines Foster Care for Indigenous Families

With Native Americans’ rights to protect their children under assault in federal courts across the country, Sche’lang’en Village has quietly grown since 2017. And despite the added challenges posed by the pandemic, the community is close to its capacity. Read the full article at: https://crosscut.com/news/2021/08/lummi-nation-reimagines-foster-care-indigenous-families