National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Events
Every April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of NCVRW, which will be observed in 2018 from April 8–14.
The weeklong initiative promotes victims' rights and honors crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.
National Crime Victim’s Rights Week: Maximizing the Impact of Your Campaign Webinar
On March 15, 2018, experts Anne Seymour, NCVRW Community Awareness Projects consultant, and Tara Ballesteros, National Center for Victims of Crime, hosted the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week: Maximizing the Impact of Your Campaign webinar on how to raise awareness about victims’ rights and services during NCVRW and beyond. A recording of this webinar will be posted to the OVC website shortly.
NCVRW Creating a Vicarious Trauma-Informed Organization: Strategies for Success Webinar
On April 11, 2018, from 2:00–3:30 p.m. e.t., OVC will host a webinar on evidence-based strategies for your organization to address vicarious trauma. Join experts Dr. Beth Molnar, Northeastern University, and Karen Kalergis, Northeastern University Consultant, for an overview of OVC’s Vicarious Trauma Toolkit and how to use the toolkit to help your organization become trauma-informed.
2018 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony
Register to attend the 2018 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony, which will be held in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2018. During the Ceremony, OVC will recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting crime victims and victim services.
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