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Good Samaritans Volunteers Helping Victims Program Handbook and Training Guide
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Publication Date: April 2009

minus iconFilling a Void—Origins of the Program
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minus iconVolunteers: Recruiting,
Screening, and Training

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minus iconModule 2: The Victim Experience
minus iconModule 3: Basic Skills for Volunteers
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Related Links

Web Sites and Online Services

OVC's Web Forum—Forum for victim advocates, prosecutors, and other professionals to exchange promising practices.

Training and Technical Assistance Center—Web site for OVC center that provides technical assistance and training resources to victim service providers and allied professionals.

Calendar of Events—Web site integrating information on conferences, trainings, and other victim assistance-related events.

Directory of Crime Victim Services—Electronic directory for finding crime victim services.

OVC Resource Center—Information clearinghouse for emerging crime victim issues.—Site for finding funding resources from OVC.

Publications and Other Products From OVC

Victims of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Rape, Robbery, Assault, and Violent Death: A Manual for Clergy and Congregations

Building Victim Assistance Networks With Faith Communities

Partnering With Faith Communities To Provide Elder Fraud Prevention, Intervention, and Victim Services

Resources by Topic

OVC also offers several more publications, online resources, and listings for more information on the subject. To learn more, browse through OVC's Topical Resources on—

Other Related Resources

Guidance for Faith-Based and Community Organizations on Partnering With the Federal Government