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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.

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Leadership in Victim Services Flier (PDF, 113 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Leadership in Victim Services.

Search Terms: Victim Services, Leadership, Professional Development

Serving LGBTQ Survivors of Violence Flier (PDF, 114 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Serving LGBTQ Survivors of Violence.

Search Terms: LGBTQ, Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate, Survivors

Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims Flier (PDF, 114 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims.

Search Terms: Grief, Trauma, Resilience, Survivors, Victim Services

Providing Culturally Competent Services to Victims of Crime Flier (PDF, 120 KB)

This flier promotes the 2.5-day training on Providing Culturally Competent Services to Victims of Crime.

Search Terms: Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate

Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Flier (PDF, 201 KB)

This flier promotes the 2-day training on Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities.

Search Terms: Disabilities, Functional Needs, Access Needs, 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.

Search Terms: Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate

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.

Search Terms: Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate

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.

Search Terms: Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Communications

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.

Search Terms: Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate

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.

Search Terms: LGBTQ, Cultural Competence, Cultural Awareness, Victim Services, Culturally Appropriate, Survivors

Applicable Laws (PDF, 69 KB)

Covering nine laws, this document details each law and its relevance to acts of violence.

Search Terms: Disabilities, Functional Needs, Access Needs, Victim Services, Legal, Laws

Potential Partners (PDF, 55 KB)

This worksheet lets organizations list potential partners, their current relationships, and benefits.

Search Terms: Disabilities, Functional Needs, Access Needs, Victim Services, Partners