OVC’s Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials offer age appropriate resources to support children and youth during their involvement with the justice system as a victim or witness to a crime.
To commemorate National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, OVC is pleased to announce an update to these materials with the release of a set of graphic novels focused on young trafficking survivors’ experiences, plus an accompanying booklet that focuses on rights, roles, and responsibilities within the justice system.
Based on the input of national experts and young trafficking survivors, the graphic novels include excerpts of support from individuals with lived experience and information for a reader who might find themselves in a similar situation. A companion piece provides information about a victim’s and witness’ rights and the roles of the people they might meet.
Guides for Practitioners and Parents and Caregivers provide information on how to use the materials.
These materials were created by the Center for Court Innovation with funding from OVC.