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Innovative Practices for Victim Services: Report From the Field

NCJ Number
248495
Date Published
Annotation
This Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) e-bulletin provides brief descriptions of some of the innovative practices used by Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) victim assistance and compensation programs.
Abstract
This e-bulletin provides brief descriptions of the innovative practices currently used by VOCA victim assistance and compensation programs throughout the country. This online resource promotes the replication of these practices, which cover six key program areas: needs assessment, systems advocacy and coordination, compensation, underserved populations, victims’ rights and services, and technology.
Date Created: December 1, 2014