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Achieving Excellence: Model Standards for Serving Victims and Survivors of Crime

NCJ Number
250080
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Annotation
This e-publication with accompanying video presentations provides guidelines and suggestions intended to assist victim service providers and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their responses to crime victims.
Abstract
This epublication provides guidelines and recommendations to help victim service providers and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their response to crime victims. It includes program standards for guidelines, policies, and procedures that victim-serving organizations should have in place; competency standards for providers’ general attitudes, knowledge, and skills; and ethical standards for addressing a range of issues that may occur during daily service provision.
Date Created: November 23, 2020