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Crisis Intervention/ Response Programs at a Glance
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Victims & Victimization

Crisis Intervention/ Response

Crisis intervention is an immediate response to victimization designed to help victims cope with physical, emotional, and psychological trauma in the aftermath of a crime. Crisis response to a crime victim often involves developing an empathetic dialogue with the victim, assessing the victim’s needs, and performing a psychological intervention to avert a potential crisis.

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OJP Publications

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services and Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study, NIJ, August 2012
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Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services & Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2011
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SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams, OVC, March 2011
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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum, OVC-Sponsored, 2010
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Existe Ayuda: Help Exists Toolkit, OVC, May 2011
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