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Vision 21: Supporting Male Survivors of Violence Initiative

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Using guidance from Recommendation #3 of Vision 21 - a large-scale initiative by the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to transform crime victim services in the United States - this paper focuses on how to improve support services for male survivors of violence.
To help male survivors of violence, OVC partnered with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and National Institute of Justice. This fact sheet describes the Supporting Male Survivors of Violence Initiative efforts to bolster the field’s ability to provide effective, culturally appropriate, and trauma-informed services for boys and men harmed by violence and to expand services that help normalize their lives and promote their healing.
Date Created: August 14, 2018