Resources: 4 Supporting Victims

  • Your Money, Your Goals: A financial empowerment toolkit for workers (April 2015) [PDF 1.1MB] This toolkit enables service providers to assist clients with budget assessment and the development of budget plans and goals.
  • The SANE Program Development and Operation Guide provides a blueprint for nurses and communities that would like to start a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program.
  • Pennsylvania Sexual Violence Benchbook (2015) Benchbook provides best practices and critical information regarding procedural requirements for trial judges to address sexual offense cases.
  • HHS Toolkits for Social Service Providers Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, these toolkits provide background information and guidance for social service providers to identify and communicate with victims of human trafficking.
  • Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Screening Tool (June 2013) [PDF 553KB] This document provides each state agency's identified training officer(s) with a simple, straightforward, and easy-to-adapt guide to train staff on how to administer the standardized screening tool for identifying trafficking victims. The purpose of the tool is to identify potential victims of human trafficking for referral to appropriate victim services. While the screening questions, suggestions, and indicators are not exhaustive or cumulative in nature, a positive response to the questions may result in a referral to an external organization for a more comprehensive assessment.
  • Providing Meaningful Access for Limited English Proficient Individuals This video series from the Department of Justice, designed for federal personnel, notes appropriate responses to limited-English proficient (LEP) individuals. The training provides case scenarios that guide the viewer to determine the most appropriate ways to interview and respond to LEP individuals.