Extreme Risk Protection Order Statutes

Resource: The Battered Women’s Justice Project published the “Extreme Risk Protection Order Statutes” resource. This resource provides information about Extreme Risk Laws, also known as extreme risk protection orders, to help law enforcement officers and advocates assist victims of crimes. Learn more at https://www.bwjp.org/assets/documents/pdfs/2020-fall-extreme-risk-protection-order.pdf

Coping with Disasters and Strengthening Systems: Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster

Resource: The Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative published the “Coping with Disasters and Strengthening Systems: Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster” tip sheet. Child welfare leaders play a critical, collaborative role in effective disaster planning, response, and recovery. This tip sheet provides child welfare leaders with specific actions to take 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…

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…

“How Local Police Can Combat the Global Problem of Human Trafficking: Collaboration, Training, Support for Victims and Technology are Keys to Success.”

Resource: The Police Executive Research Forum released “How Local Police Can Combat the Global Problem of Human Trafficking: Collaboration, Training, Support for Victims and Technology are Keys to Success.” This resource reviews how law enforcement can improve human trafficking training, investigations, and prosecutions to support victims of human trafficking. Learn Read more…

“Engaging Native Men and Boys in Sexual Violence Prevention Program.”

Resource. Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC) utilizes traditional teachings and cultivates allies within the “Engaging Native Men and Boys in Sexual Violence Prevention Program.” MIWSAC aims to reinforce healthy social norms, attitudes, and behaviors that support respect, balance, and non-violent relationships. The Program incorporates public service announcements, video Read more…