Resources

  • Tip Sheet Series: Enhancing Support to Survivors by Using a Trauma-Informed Approach

    This three-part sheet series is designed to enhance support to crime survivors by providing practical tips advocates, attorneys, and judges can use to bring a trauma-informed approach to their work. Each tip sheet is designed for a different audience: Victim...
  • Just Ask: A Toolkit to Help Advocates, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Meet the Needs of Crime Victims with Disabilities

    A comprehensive toolkit designed to help advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other attorneys ask about and provide accommodations for crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime victims. Features palm cards, 4-page quick reference guides, and short videos for each audience,...
  • Bridging Research and Practice to Expand Our Reach

    Each year, millions of people in the United States become victims of crime. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey of 1, 900 individuals {survivors, advocates, law enforcement officers, funders and others}, only 13% of victims report receiving victim services....
  • Translating Justice Webinar Series

    The Webinar Series presents the entire Translating Justice Curriculum in webinar format. The Translating Justice Initiative was created to develop a comprehensive language access curriculum addressing the training needs of crime victim service providers around language access for people with...
  • Creating Meaningful Collaborations Among Mainstream and Culturally-Specific Programs

    Drawing from both research and personal experience, explore effective components of equitable, mutually beneficial, and meaningful collaboration. Themes include authentic power-sharing and anti-oppression frameworks that center and elevate culturally-specific communities.
  • Enhancing Legal Advocacy Through a Trauma Informed Approach

    This tip sheet covers the impact of trauma on legal proceedings and what lawyers and other legal advocates can do to minimize the affect on the case and assist victim clients.
  • Enhancing Access to Justice Through a Trauma Informed Approach

    This tip sheet provides detailed guidance for judges and court staff to make court rooms more trauma informed to help victims of crime participate in the court processes.
  • Asking about Accommodations: An Instructional Video for Victim Advocates

    These videos about asking about accommodations are part of the comprehensive accommodations toolkit. This introductory video is designed to help advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other attorneys ask about and provide accommodations for crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime...
  • Asking about Accommodations: An Instructional Video for Attorneys

    These videos about asking about accommodations are part of the comprehensive accommodations toolkit. This introductory video is designed to help advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other attorneys ask about and provide accommodations for crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime...
  • Asking about Accommodations: An Instructional Video for Law Enforcement

    These videos about asking about accommodations are part of the comprehensive accommodations toolkit. This introductory video is designed to help advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other attorneys ask about and provide accommodations for crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime...