February 2022

The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT)

Published by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), this toolkit was developed on the premise that exposure to the traumatic experiences of other people – known as vicarious trauma – is an inevitable occupational challenge for those working in victim services, emergency medical services, fire services, law enforcement, and other allied professions; however, organizations can mitigate the potentially negative effects of trauma exposure by becoming better informed about vicarious trauma. The VTT includes tools and resources tailored specifically to…

New NIJ Article on School-based Violence Prevention and Intervention

Published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), “Five Things About School-Based Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs” discusses five components of school-based violence prevention and intervention programs. Topics include cyberbullying, victimization, aggressive and disruptive behavior, dating and sexual violence, and selective school-based violence prevention programs. The topics are based on practices rated by CrimeSolutions. To read and/or download the article, visit https://tinyurl.com/2p94p3sk