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Expert Q&A: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Date: February 23, 2022 Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m. e.t.

Indigenous people across the country have sounded the alarm for years about the disturbing and disproportionate rates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in the United States. It is only in recent months that the media and public attention began to look at the crisis. This session is an opportunity for advocates and other allies to increase their understanding of the alarming prevalence of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and how, as the Urban Indian Health Institute says, “… institutional practices allow them to disappear not once, but three times—in life, in media, and in the data.”

The Intersection of Trauma Informed Victim Assistance & Community Violence Intervention

Date: February 24, 2022 Time: 2:00–3:30 p.m. e.t.

This presentation will increase understanding of the effects of trauma on victims of violence, discuss best practices for providing trauma-informed services and assistance and identify how this approach should be an integral part of broader community violence intervention efforts.

"The Intersection of Trauma Informed Victim Assistance & Community Violence Intervention” webinar is part of the new Vital Subjects series. This series will address topics that are critical to the victim services field across the country.

Logic Model for Victim Service Programs: The Link Between Program Outcomes and Program Sustainability

Date: March 24, 2022 Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m. e.t.

During this training, participants will learn how the use of a logic model is an essential component of victim services program evaluation and planning. Information and discussion on the relationship between resources, activities, and outcomes will help prepare participants to consider the range and types of program outcomes to track. These outcomes have valuable practical use beyond reporting and can be used to support program communications, fundraising, and grant applications.

"Logic Model for Victim Service Programs: The Link Between Program Outcomes and Program Sustainability” webinar is part of the new Vital Subjects series. This series will address topics that are critical to the victim services field across the country.

Expert Q&A: Establishing Victim Services Vicarious Trauma Response Collaboratives

Date: March 29, 2022 Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m. e.t.

While vicarious trauma is both a normal and inevitable response to working with victims of crime, there is growing recognition of the need to build trauma-informed organizations and supportive partnerships to mitigate the negative impacts of secondary trauma and expand opportunities to enhance resiliency. This session will provide an overview of OVC TTAC’s engagement with communities across the United States in developing and sustaining vicarious trauma peer-to-peer collaboratives.