Welcome to the Resource Library, a searchable collection of materials that you can use for your organizational development and training needs. Inside you will find tools, promotional items, reference materials, and more.
|Leadership in Victim Services Flier (PDF, 154 KB)
This flier promotes the 2-day training on Leadership in Victim Services.
|Cross Model of Cultural Competence (PDF, 38 KB)
This document outlines Terry Cross’s six stages of cultural competence and leaves room for practitioners to evaluate their own level of cultural competence.
|Cultural Competence Planning Worksheet (PDF, 34 KB)
By using this worksheet, practitioners and organizations are guided to identify and create practical strategies to overcome cultural barriers in their communities and become culturally competent.
|Cultural Influences on Communication (PDF, 31 KB)
Identifying situations that cause unease is an essential step toward cultural competence. This checklist helps practitioners identify what makes them uncomfortable about different cultural communication styles.
|High-Context and Low-Context Cultures (PDF, 49 KB)
As described in Edward T. Hall’s 1976 book Beyond Culture, two forms of communication exist, high- and low-context. Ultimately, this document gives comprehensive summaries of both communication styles and is intended for cultural education of practitioners and organizations.
|Providing Culturally Competent Services to Victims of Crime Flier (PDF, 151 KB)
This flier promotes the 2.5-day training on Providing Culturally Competent Services to Victims of Crime.
|Creating an LGBTQ-Friendly Agency (PDF, 12 KB)
By working with management, the organization, LGBTQ survivors, and staff, this worksheet can help an organization plot and plan to ensure the organization is LGBTQ friendly.
|Serving LGBTQ Survivors of Violence Flier (PDF, 155 KB)
This flier promotes the 2-day training on Serving LGBTQ Survivors of Violence.
|Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims Flier (PDF, 158 KB)
This flier promotes the 2-day training on Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims.
|Applicable Laws (PDF, 69 KB)
Covering nine laws, this document details each law and its relevance to acts of violence.
|Potential Partners (PDF, 55 KB)
This worksheet lets organizations list potential partners, their current relationships, and benefits.
|Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Flier (PDF, 154 KB)
This flier promotes the 2-day training on Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities.