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Toolkits

Access OVC's web-based toolkits, including:

Helping Victims of Mass Violence & Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources Toolkit
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)—in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Office for Victim Assistance and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism—developed this toolkit to help communities prepare for and respond to victims of mass violence and terrorism in the most timely, effective, and compassionate manner possible.

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault
The guide presents a wide array of information in a user-friendly electronic format that allows practitioners to pick and choose the information that is most useful to them, from basic information about the transgender experience to specific guidance for sexual assault service providers and advocates, law enforcement officers, medical and mental health care providers, and support group facilitators. It includes practical tools to promote understanding and support of transgender victims, such as preferred language terms.

SANE Program Development and Operation Guide
The purpose of the Guide is to provide a blueprint for nurses and communities that would like to start a SANE program. For communities with existing SANE programs, the Guide serves as a resource to help expand or enhance services provided to the community. The Guide provides specific information related to tribal communities.

SART Toolkit
Resource both for communities considering a SART response and communities that already have a coordinated response but want to make it better. The toolkit provides specific information for victim service providers and allied professionals who serve crime victims in Indian Country.

Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide
This e-learning tool, developed by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides guidance on how to form and develop new human trafficking task forces, ideas to strengthen existing human trafficking task forces, creative strategies, examples, and lessons learned from existing task forces, and links to tools, trainings, and resources, including case studies. The Resources page of the e-Guide includes a listing of publications focused on American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking.