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January 2012

Outreach to Underserved Teen Victims of Crime: Chart a Course for Expanding Victim Services to Youth

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This guidebook provides an overview of the challenges faced in conducting outreach to under served teen victims of crime and highlights examples of the various projects and resources developed and implemented in local communities in the Under served Teen Victims Initiative.
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Supporting Crime Victims with Traumatic Brain Injury

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This handout discusses some common causes and symptoms of TBI. Information about screening for traumatic brain injury and recommendations for services providers working with crime victims with TBI is also included.
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January 2011

Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury Tip Card

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This tip card provides information on one of the most unrecognized consequences of domestic violence, encouraging family members, friends, and professionals to be aware of the causes and long-term consequences of TBI.
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March 2008

DNA & Crime Victims: What Victims Need to Know

Publisher(s):
This is a guide booklet from The National Center for Victims of Crime which “outlines the process of DNA collection for victims and its potential impact on their cases.” Este documento es una guía de la organización The National Center for Victims of Crime (Centro Nacional para Víctimas del Crimen) para las víctimas que explica “los procedimientos para la colección del ADN y el impacto potencial del ADN en sus casos.”
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January 2008

Chart a Course: Policies that Affect Victim Services for Teens

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This booklet is a guide on examining policies for working with teens who experience crime and abuse. It provides information about mandatory reporting, confidential communications, boundaries, and building partnerships with advocates and schools.
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  • Training Tools
January 2007

Teen Action Toolkit: Building a Youth-led Response to Teen Victimization

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This toolkit provides guidance to implement the Teen Action Partnership (TAP) for Teen Victims program, encouraging youth leaders to change their communitiesí response to teenage victims of crime, while building the resilience of the youth participants.
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  • Training Tools
September 2005

Reaching and Serving Teen Victims: A Practical Handbook

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This manual is a resource for victim advocates/service providers that discusses adolescent development, the unique impact of victimization on teens, and strategies for assessing local teen victimization, creating effective outreach activities, making service environments teen-friendly, and interacting with teens in helpful and productive ways. The guide also includes guidance on parent and family involvement and mandatory reporting.
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  • Training Tools
January 2005

Supporting Stalking Victims In The Military - Advice For Advocates

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This resource highlights those interventions that are specific to this population.
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January 2001

Payment for Forensic Exams

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This report examines states' recent payment strategies for sexual assault forensic exams and the strategies' strengths and shortcomings.
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DNA & Crime Victims: Post-Conviction Testing and Exonerations

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This guide is aimed at staff of prosecutors’ victim-witness programs or community-based advocacy programs who need to support victims when their cases have been reopened for post-conviction DNA testing or when the person originally convicted of the crime is later exonerated.
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Teen Tools: Help for Teenage Victims of Crime

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This teen tool factsheet provides information to young people about the various types of dating abuse and how to receive or provide help to young people who are in abusive relationships.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

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This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.