“October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence causes lifelong harm to countless Americans every day across our great nation.” – Read the message from Laura L. Rogers, Principal Deputy Director, Office on Violence Against Women.
“Breaking Barriers: Improving Services for LGBTQ Human Trafficking Victims… provides valuable recommendations to service providers and criminal justice professionals so that they may be better equipped to provide the specialized services and resources needed by LGBTQ+ trafficking victims and survivors.”
“By developing good relationships and establishing trust with victims and victim advocates — and by involving them in the investigation, reporting, and prosecution phases of a multidisciplinary stalking response — law enforcement officers can increase the likelihood of arrests and successful prosecutions as well as officer and victim safety.”
“In the wake of the pandemic, it is more important than ever to commemorate this month as National Campus Safety Awareness Month and to commit ourselves to raising awareness about the safety on college and university campuses across the country” states Director Hart.
This webinar will examine the complexities of human trafficking and the challenges survivors face when deciding whether or not to obtain a protection order. Participants will receive information on how to obtain tools, training, and technical assistance on understanding human trafficking and assisting survivors.
Participants will learn how faith can be a resource or a barrier to hope, help, and healing, gain insight into faith-specific understandings, be aware of best practices and resources for engaging faith leadership as allies, and begin to strategize for working with them in their communities.
This toolkit is meant to provide transitional housing providers with easy access to information and resources to enhance services to survivors. The information provided here addresses frequently asked questions, common challenges, best practices, templates for adaptation, and resources for additional information and assistance.
Recording – Identity Theft Victim Assistance Online Training: Supporting Victims’ Financial and Emotional Recovery
This training is a user-friendly e-learning tool that will teach victim service professionals and allied professionals knowledge and skills to more effectively serve victims of identity theft and assist with their financial and emotional recovery.
VAWnet.org has long been identified as an unparalleled, comprehensive, go-to source of information and resources for anti-violence advocates, human service professionals, educators, faith leaders, and others interested in ending domestic and sexual violence.
DVS Presents: Special Screening of Sliver of a Full Moon October 29, 2020 from 10:00am – 1:00pm On behalf of the Division of Victim Services, you are invited to join us for a special screening of Sliver of a Full Moon in honor and observance of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Sliver of a Full Moon…