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OVC Focus On...2005

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October 2005
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This reference report provides an overview of programs and initiatives funded under the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) for 2005.
Available from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Archive, this reference file provides an overview of the various programs and initiatives funded by OVC in 2005. Topics covered in this report include: American Indian and Alaska Native communities (i.e., Tribal Victim Assistance Program, Indian Nations Conference, New Mexico Pueblo Children's Code Project, Blackfeet TRIAD Program); Faith-based organizations and services (i.e., Collaborative Responses to Crime Victims in Urban Areas, Video on the Faith Community's Response to Crime Victims, the Family Violence Project); identity theft (i.e., Identity Theft Verification Passport Program, Identity Theft Resource Center, Education, Outreach, and Training); promising practices and demonstration projects (i.e., FBI International Telemarketing Fraud Victim Assistance: The Canadian Eagle Initiative, Federal Symposium: Fourth National Symposium on Victims of Federal Crime, Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities); public education and awareness projects (i.e., National Public Awareness and Education Campaign, Public Awareness in Underserved Communities); technology (i.e., Information Technology Support for the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program, OVC Web Forum); terrorism and mass violence (i.e., Developing a Strategic Plan for Responding to Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence: A Community Protocol, Specialized Training To Respond to the Mental Health Needs of Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence); training, education, and technical assistance (i.e., Basic Victim Advocacy Web-Based Training Course, First Responders DNA Evidence Training and Technical Assistance Project, Economic Crime Summit Conference); victims' rights (i.e., State Legislature Victim Education Project, Judicial Training Project); and victim services (i.e., Victim Reunification Travel Program: Addressing International Parental Child Abduction Cases, Federal Crime Victim Assistance Emergency Fund).

Date Published: October 1, 2005