Video calls, web chats, and other forms of virtual communication have become mainstream and offer opportunities to enhance victim services delivery. However, using technology to effectively communicate with victims and witnesses requires more than choosing the right software.
A new publication is available to help law enforcement-based victim service providers assess their readiness to use virtual communication technologies. Establishing or Enhancing Law Enforcement-Based Victim Services...
Hear from Federal Government representatives, researchers, and service providers about how COVID-19 has impacted the occurrence of domestic violence across the country as they cover—
- an analysis of domestic violence calls,
- the inequities experienced by underserved populations, and
- the challenges service providers experienced and their innovative responses to help those in need.
OVC and the Office on Violence Against Women hosted this webinar on Friday, October 29, 2021.