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The multimedia list includes videos that are available online in full-length. Visit the Publications List to access a list of more products available from OVC, including videos that are only available as DVDs. 

Michelle S. Ballan, Ph.D., MSW | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Michelle Ballan is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the School of Social Welfare; Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine at Renaissance School of Medicine; Research Director for the Stony Brook Early Childhood Clinic; and Director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) Center at Stony Brook University. Her research and practice focus on the identification and amelioration of barriers impacting the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities and their families. Her groundbreaking work has led to numerous publications delineating the negative impact of intimate partner violence on men and women with disabilities and best practices for service provision.

Joan Meunier-Sham, MS, RN | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Joan Meunier-Sham is the director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program and is responsible for the statewide delivery of acute adult and adolescent SANE services in 52 Massachusetts hospitals, and the delivery of Pediatric SANE services in 10 of the state’s 12 Children’s Advocacy Centers. She was also the co-director of the National TeleNursing Center (NTC), a pilot project funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime. In this pioneering project, expert SANEs at the NTC used telehealth technology to provide 24/7 “real time” support and guidance to clinicians conducting forensic examinations for adult and adolescent sexual assault patients in underserved communities.

Hope Research Center | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
The Hope Research Center partners with service organizations to develop, test, and implement a trauma-informed and hope-centered framework to improve outcomes for victims and their families. This research also examines hope as a protective factor against burnout, secondary traumatic stress, and turnover among service providers. The Center offers hope research strategies, including evaluations and applied research projects customized to the needs of an organization and focused on improving program services and achieving client outcomes.

Jocelyn Mejia | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Jocelyn Mejia is a social worker with the Imperial County Department of Social Services, Children and Families Division in California. She has worked in child welfare for 8 years, and currently works on complex and Indian Child Welfare Act cases in Imperial County, a border community in a rural area adjoining Mexico, the State of Arizona, three California counties, and a Tribal reservation. Ms. Mejia has been instrumental in ensuring that the youngest victims of crime are treated with love, respect, and care.

Herman Millholland | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Herman Millholland is an independent consultant with more than 22 years of comprehensive management experience specializing in criminal justice and victim services initiatives. As a consultant and national victim advocate, Mr. Millholland uses his strategic planning, financial management, board and fund development, and training and technical assistance experience to provide guidance and advice on public policy matters.

Aswad Thomas, MSW | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Aswad Thomas is a community organizer, crime victim advocate, public safety policy expert, and a survivor of gun violence. Throughout his career, Mr. Thomas has brought unprecedented awareness of the unique and urgent needs of victims who are most impacted by crime and violence but who have been historically underserved, with a focus on addressing unaddressed trauma.

Elijah Lee | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Elijah Lee is a 16-year-old, and a national advocate for children. His activism started at the age of 10 years old, as he led his first child abuse awareness march, where he rallied the community and educated others about its prevalence. Elijah founded a nonprofit organization, Hear Our Voices, in 2021, dedicated to empowering young people with an emphasis on assisting youth to find their voices and become agents of change.

Angela McCown, LMFT | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2024
Angela McCown is director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Victim Services Division (VSD), has more than 30 years of experience in the victim services field, and has helped hundreds of thousands crime victims participate in the criminal justice system and thousands of the professionals who serve them. Under Ms. McCown’s direction, the TDCJ VSD has implemented a variety of innovative strategies and programs to better meet the needs of crime victims.

2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Theme Video 1

April 2024
This 2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) theme video is a call-to-action for us all to create safe environments for crime victims to share what happened to them. By doing so, we’re able to offer support, options for life-saving services, and, most importantly, hope. Use this video during your 2024 NCVRW events or share it throughout the year on your website and social media channels, or at public awareness, education, and training events to advance victims’ rights and services.

2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Theme Video 2

April 2024
This 2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) theme video is a call-to-action for us all to create safe environments for crime victims to share what happened to them. By doing so, we’re able to offer support, options for life-saving services, and, most importantly, hope. Use this video during your 2024 NCVRW events or share it throughout the year on your website and social media channels, or at public awareness, education, and training events to advance victims’ rights and services.

Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program Performance Measures Webinar

March 2024
This OVC webinar provides guidance for reporting on the required performance measures for Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program grantees. Members of OVC’s performance management team provide an overview of performance reporting requirements, processes for accessing the Performance Measurement Tool system, entering quarterly performance measures, generating the semiannual PDF report, completing semiannual MMIP measures and submitting semiannual performance reports in JustGrants, along with additional resources.

Confronting Labor Trafficking Through a Victim-Centered Approach

February 2024

Brecht Donoghue, Director, OVC Human Trafficking Division, led this National Human Trafficking Prevention Month webinar to spotlight labor trafficking and resources available to survivors. Learn about labor trafficking victim needs and resources available through the re-launch of Framework, an OVC-funded, labor trafficking-specific training and technical assistance project.

Consultation on the FY 2024 Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund | Day 1 | January 17, 2024

February 2024
OVC invited Tribal leaders, representatives, and stakeholders to participate in a Consultation on the Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund for Fiscal Year 2024. Attendees discussed proposed changes regarding the administration of funds, the use of funds, and the application process. This is the recorded webinar of the first day of the 2-day consultation.

Consultation on the FY 2024 Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund | Day 2 | January 18, 2024

February 2024
OVC invited Tribal leaders, representatives, and stakeholders to participate in a Consultation on the Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund for Fiscal Year 2024. Attendees discussed proposed changes regarding the administration of funds, the use of funds, and the application process. This is the recorded webinar of the second day of the 2-day consultation.