Supporting Survivors with Disabilities and Deaf Survivors: Key Considerations for Accessing Protection Orders and Other Supports.

Resource. The Vera Institute of Justice Center of Victimization and Safety published a free recorded webinar titled “Supporting Survivors with Disabilities and Deaf Survivors: Key Considerations for Accessing Protection Orders and Other Supports.” This webinar contains information on the dynamics of abuse for people with disabilities, unique issues that occur Read more…

Locating Mental Health & Substance Abuse Supports for Survivors

Resource: The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health published “Locating Mental Health & Substance Abuse Supports for Survivors,” which contains resources to help advocates locate additional support for survivors. Access the resource at  http://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Locating-Mental-Health-and-Substance-Abuse-Supports-for-Survivors.pdf

Say Her Name

In Juliet Hayes’ (Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana) documentary “Say Her Name”, she calls Big Horn County (BHC), Montana the epicenter of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s crisis. Watch the full film to learn why and hear the stories of three Native women who went missing in BHC and were Read more…

The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit.

Resource: The Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC) presents “The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit.” OVC developed the Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT) on the premise that exposure to other people’s traumatic experiences, known as vicarious trauma, is an inevitable occupational challenge for the fields of victim services, emergency medical services, and fire Read more…

The Tribal Youth Leadership Instructor Guide.

Resource: The Western Community Policing Institute and partners published “The Tribal Youth Leadership Instructor Guide.” This Instructor Guide provides material to train and equip American Indian youth with the leadership skills necessary to address the public safety problems that plague Tribal communities. Access the Guide at https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/Publications/cops-w0589-pub.pdf