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The final webinar of the Eliminating the Adverse Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use, Multi-generational Addiction and the Children, was held July 14th, 2021. This session was presented by the National Association for Children of Addiction in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime and the JBS International Training and Technical Assistance Team.
The fourth webinar of the Eliminating the Adverse Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use on Children and Families series, entitled Embracing and Engaging Key Systems to Support Children and Families Affected by Addiction , was held June 23rd, 2021. This session was presented by the National Association for Children of Addiction in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime and the JBS International Training and Technical Assistance Team.
The third webinar of the Eliminating the Adverse Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use on Children and Families series, entitled Supporting Children Affected by Parental Addiction: The Magic of Educational Support Groups, was held June 16th, 2021. This session was presented by the National Association for Children of Addiction in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime and the JBS International Training and Technical Assistance Team.
The second webinar of the Eliminating the Adverse Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use on Children and Families series, entitled Facilitating Recovery for Parents and Children Impacted by Addiction: Using a Whole Family Recovery Strategy, was held June 9th, 2021. This session was presented by the National Association for Children of Addiction in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime and the JBS International Training and Technical Assistance Team.
This initial session of the Eliminating the Adverse Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use on Children and Families webinar series entitled, “Why Focus on Children of Addiction (COAs)?” , presented by National Association for Children of Addiction in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime and the JBS International Training and Technical Assistance Team was held June 2, 2021.
As part of developing model standards, the Office for Victims of Crime has developed a list of glossary terms for information about specific standards applicable to those terms.
The goal of the Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative, supported by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, is to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. Beginning in 2010, and continuing over 18 months, Vision 21 projects examined the current framework of the victim assistance field in the United States and explored new and existing challenges facing the field.
This chart outlines elements of the Victims of Crime Act. The Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) was established by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984. The Fund is financed by fines and penalties paid by convicted federal offenders, not from tax dollars.
This e-publication provides guidelines and suggestions to help victim service practitioners and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their response to crime victims. Select from the Program Standards, Competency Standards, and Ethical Standards buttons below or use the menu on the left to learn more about the purpose and scope of the standards; how to use the standards to improve crime. victim/survivor survivors; and terms, definitions, and resources related to the standards.