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Trauma

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Physical and Mental Health

Physical health issues can be painful reminders for crime victims. Victims may be seriously or permanently injured following a crime, and these injuries may prevent them from going to work or performing other day-to-day activities.

Terrorism & Mass Violence

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The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT) was developed on the premise that exposure to the traumatic experiences of other people—known as vicarious trauma—is an inevitable occupational challenge for the fields of victim services, emergency medical services, fire services, law enforcement, and other allied professionals; however, organizations can mitigate the potentially negative effects of trauma exposure by becoming vicarious trauma-informed.

Purpose Area 2: Specialized Services: Mental Health

2019-VT-BX-0071
Geographical Areas Served
  • Los Angeles County
  • Orange County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
CA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided statewide.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$634,746