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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. 

Victim Assistance Writing an Impactful Annual Report Training Webinar

August 2022
This OVC webinar provides guidance for VOCA Victim Assistance Grantees on how to use the performance measure data entered into the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT) to inform the annual report. During the webinar, members of the OVC’s performance measurement team provide information on the annual reporting questions and explore each question and what responses should entail. The team also highlights how a clear and concise annual report can tell the story of the qualitative data and the grant activities completed grantees and subgrantees.

Transforming Victim Services - Writing Your Semiannual Narrative

June 2022
This recorded webinar helps Office for Victims of Crime grantees develop a common understanding of how collecting performance measure data informs the semiannual narrative report; provides information on the narrative questions and explores each question and what responses should entail; and highlights how a clear and concise semiannual narrative report can tell the story of the qualitative data.

Crime Victim Survivors: The Power of the Personal Story - Episode 2: Elizabeth Huebsch

June 2022
In this podcast, we hear from Elizabeth Huebsch who discusses her experience when she sought assistance and support from law enforcement and her local sexual assault victim services organization. Throughout her journey, she experienced significant violations of her personal privacy and confidentiality. While her experience with her state’s crime victim compensation program was positive, the rest of her journey was not.

OVC Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program: FY 2021 New Grantee Orientation

June 2022
The goal of this recorded webinar is to equip OVC FY 2021 OVC Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Grant Program (TVSSA) grantees with the knowledge and resources that are necessary to successfully manage their grant award. This orientation provides an overview of OVC and the TVSSA program, grant roles and responsibilities, including reporting requirements, award conditions, training and technical assistance, and additional resources.

Missing or Murdered Indigenous People: Bringing Loved Ones Home

May 2022
Grassroots efforts working to increase national awareness and understanding of the Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons crisis are highlighted in this video. Also referred to as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR), or other names specific to a Tribal community (such as Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives, MMDR, in the Navajo Nation); each acronym represents the generations of American Indians and Alaska Natives that have mourned missing or murdered loved ones. Working together can help bring healing and justice.

Dr. Linda Laras | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Dr. Linda Laras, a physician, has dedicated her life to providing comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault and defending their rights. A highly respected forensic gynecologist in Puerto Rico, Dr. Laras’ professionalism has advanced the medical field’s awareness and commitment to providing victims of sexual assault the care they need and deserve. She has been breaking barriers and advocating the importance of recognizing violence as a public health problem since 1990.

Asset Forfeiture Unit & Financial Litigation Program | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
The Asset Forfeiture Unit and the Financial Litigation Program in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee is extraordinarily committed to recovering illegally obtained funds and returning them to victims of crime. Their innovative approaches and practices have substantially benefitted Tennessee crime victims who suffered financial harm as a result of criminal conduct.

LGBTQ+ Victim Advocacy Initiative at Eskenazi Health | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
In less than a year, the Gender Health Victim Advocates at Eskenazi Health have provided nearly 200 services to more than 131 transgender and non-binary victims of violence, abuse, and neglect. Eskenazi’s innovative approach to delivering services to LGBTQ+ patients through dedicated and specially trained advocates has improved both short- and long-term outcomes for these victims of violence, and demonstrated the clear need for victim advocates and life-saving services for the LGBTQ+ community.

Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman was abducted from Honduras as a child in 2004 and brought to the United States, where he was trafficked. He was abused and exploited in California until a police raid discovered him. Driven by his desire to ensure that children, immigrants, and human trafficking survivors receive better support, Mr. Piraino-Guzman has shared his experiences and built a career of service and inspiration.

John Chapin, Ph.D. | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Dr. Chapin has published over 50 articles about violence prevention in prestigious national and international journals. Dr. Chapin shares his expertise and research with local school districts, nonprofits, and church and community parent organizations. He has offered violence prevention and media violence workshops and workshops with journalists in multiple states about how to cover crime without re-victimizing survivors.

Deborah Flowers | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Deborah “Deb” Flowers, MSN, RN,CPNP, SANE-A, SANE-P, has been a beacon for survivors and a mentor to countless nurses and professionals across the State of North Carolina and beyond. She urges nurses to meet the complex medical-forensic, evidentiary, and mental health needs of all their patients. By sharing her knowledge through mentorship, Ms. Flowers has made a major difference in the lives of the victims she and her mentees encounter.

Environmental Crime Victim Assistance Team | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
This program has furthered environmental justice by strengthening tools for the detection of environmental crimes in overburdened communities, improving outreach to the victims of such crimes, and ensuring that investigations are structured to provide maximum assistance to the U.S. Department of Justice in its exercise of prosecutorial discretion and pursuit of remedies that will guarantee adequate protection for those communities.

Barrier Free Living | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Barrier Free Living (BFL) was founded in 1981, with a mission to provide services to the D/deaf and disabled community. BFL helps people through three innovative programs: Secret Garden, Freedom House, and BFL Apartments. BFL’s ability to provide effective responses to underserved populations and produce systematic change through advocacy is remarkable.

Gail Frances Gardner | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Gail Gardner is a survivor who experienced a home invasion and rape by an unknown perpetrator as a single mom in 1988. For many years, she waited to learn her perpetrator’s identity. As a life-long advocate for victims of random or familial sexual attacks, Ms. Gardner is the namesake of Florida’s Gail’s Law, which requires rape kit tracking via a database for victims to be kept aware of the status of their case evidence throughout the testing process.

Linda Stambaugh | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
Linda Stambaugh is a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Fourth Circuit Court of South Dakota. A champion for children who have been abused and neglected, Ms. Stambaugh was appointed to her first case 9 days after completing her pre-service training. The case involved four siblings, between the ages of 2−6, who had been neglected by their biological parents. Ms. Stambaugh went above and beyond her volunteer advocate role during the 1.5 years the case was open. Her steadfast dedication helped stop the cycle of child abuse and neglect for these four children and set them on a path where they can safely heal and grow.

Derek L. Marchman | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022

Derek Marchman has developed and implemented programs affecting victims and the victims’ rights movement for the last 30 years in the State of Georgia and nationwide. Mr. Marchman began his criminal justice career as a Probation Officer, and then moved on to working with state legislators to improve crime victim services. At the Georgia Governor’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Mr. Marchman helped shape the victim assistance field by enhancing and increasing services and funding for victims of crime.

The Every Voice Coalition | 2022 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

April 2022
The Every Voice Coalition strives to end campus sexual violence. The coalition was founded in 2016 by students, young alumni, allies, and survivors of sexual violence in Massachusetts. The fierce, dedicated, and tireless advocates of The Every Voice Coalition demand safety for students across our Nation. Their efforts to combat and prevent campus sexual assault are admirable. What began as grassroots work has shown students and survivors that their voices matter and are heard.

Crime Victim Survivors: The Power of the Personal Story - Episode 1: Juanita Batchelor

April 2022

In our first podcast, we hear the powerful personal story of Juanita Batchelor – a mother, grandmother, survivor, advocate, and activist – whose life was changed forever when her son was murdered. Juanita discusses the hurdles crime survivors go through trying to exercise their right to victim compensation; and what can be done to improve victim compensation services.

Become an OVC Peer Reviewer

April 2022

OVC is seeking peer reviewers from diverse backgrounds and regions with experience in the victim services field to assess grant applications. Learn about the peer reviewer role and responsibilities and gain perspective from experienced reviewers. Apply to become an OVC peer reviewer.