Victim Services Manual 2017

$35.00

TDCAA's 2017 Victim Services Manual, edited by TDCAA staff members Diane Beckham and Jalayne Robinson, is designed to help prosecutors and victim assistance coordinators (VACs) develop and enhance prosecutor-based victim assistance programs in Texas. This book is designed to be a manual for quick reference when VACs or prosecutors are looking for an answer to day-to-day challenges when navigating through victim services in the criminal justice system. Chapters include: (1) setting up an effective program; (2) first contact with victims; (3) funding; (4) Crime Victims Compensation and restitution; (5) statements; (6) victims with special needs; (7) specific crimes; (8) innovative programs; (9) other resources; (10) the week of trial; (11) VINE - victim notification; and (12) post-trial proceedings.