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OVC TTAC: Module 3: Ethics in Victim Services - Ethics in Victim Services - OVC
Ethics in Victim Services

Training Modules

Module 3: Ethics in Victim Services

This module introduces participants to the concept of ethics and the Ethical Standards for Victim Assistance Programs and Providers developed by the National Victim Assistance Standards Consortium (NVASC).

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Time Required:
2 hours, 15 minutes.

  • Ethics and You (30 minutes)
  • National Victim Assistance Standards (1 hour, 15 minutes)
  • Ethical Organizations (30 minutes). Do this lesson only as time allows.

Learning Objectives
By the end of the module, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize when a person is acting in an ethically questionable way.
  • State at least one of the NVASC's ethical standards for victim assistance programs and providers and how it is used in an organization other than one's own.
  • State at least one way to make ethics and standards part of an organizational culture.

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Important! Read the instructor's materials included on the module pages well before presenting the training to your audience; these materials contain preparation instructions essential to an effective training.

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Create a folder for Ethics in Victim Services on your computer and download all the files you'll need in that folder rather than using the Ethics in Victim Services Web site during the training. To download files, right click on the file and select "save target as."
Module-Specific Downloads