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Building Victim Assistance Networks With Faith Communities: Lessons Learned by the Vermont Victim Services 2000 Project
About This E-PublicationAcknowledgmentsMessage From the DirectorAbout the AuthorsRelated Links
The Need for Collaboration
Victim Needs From a Faith-Based Perspective
Elements of Collaboration
Lessons Learned
Issues Unique to Faith-Based Victim Assistance
Supplementary Materials
Other Initiatives
  Faith Community Professional Education Initiative
  Sudden Death Trauma Program
  Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Services
  Good Samaritans
  Collaborative Response
to Crime Victims
  Helping And Lending Outreach Support
  Peaceful Communities Committee of VEC
Trauma-Specific Resources
Bibliography and Related Resources
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Faith Based Victim Assistance Organizations

Supplementary Materials


Beatty, David, Christine Edmunds, Lucy Friedman, Susan Herman, Ralph Hubbard, Janice H. Lord, Aurelia S. Belle, Brian Ogawa, Anne Seymour, John Stein, and Marlene Young. 1998. New Directions from the Field: Victims Rights and Services for the 21st Century. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, NCJ 180315.

Gilligan, James. 1997. Violence: Reflections on a National Epidemic. New York: Vintage Trade Paperbacks.

Kushner, Rabbi Harold S. 1981. When Bad Things Happen to Good People. New York: Avon Books.

Marshall, Christopher D. "Christian Care for the Victims of Crime." Stimulus (November 2003), 11–15.

Mika, Harry, Mary Achilles, Ellen Halbert, Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, and Howard Zehr. 2002. Taking Victims and Their Advocates Seriously: A Listening Project. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee Office on Crime and Justice.

Miles, Reverend Al. 2000. "Domestic Violence: What Every Pastor Needs to Know." Clergy Journal (August), 14–22.

President's Task Force on Victims of Crime. 1982. Washington, DC.

Russell, Susan S. n.d. "Creating Peaceful Communities" and "Notes on Forgiveness." Unpublished articles written for M.A.

Rynearson, Edward K. 2001. Retelling Violent Death. Philadelphia: Routledge.

Schreiter, Robert. 2001. "Reconciliation in the Global Agenda." Lecture at John Carroll University, February 18.

Streets, Reverend Frederick J. 2002. "Forgiveness Is the Word From Clergy," New Haven Register, September 8.

Zehr, Howard. 1999. "Restoring Justice." In God and the Victim: Theological Reflections on Evil, Victimization, Justice, and Forgiveness, edited by Lisa Barnes Lampman and Michelle D. Shattuck. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.

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