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Stories of Trauma and Incarceration

Individuals who are justice-involved often have trauma histories.  Is there a link between victimization, trauma, and justice involvement?

The National Center created a four-part video series discussing this topic.  View the series' intro video herepart one herepart two here, part three here, and part four here.

Coming soon! - We are currently producing an additional video series on the intersection of domestic violence and incarceration. Stay tuned for more information and updates as the videos go live in the upcoming months.

Roundtable Report and Summaries


The National Center distilled data from a number of roundtable transcripts focused on crime victims' needs and experiences in the criminal justice system into a number of actionable reports.  It also collected summaries from each roundtable.


Read the report and summaries here.

State VOCA Administrator Directory

Some states allow the use of VOCA funds to serve individuals who are incarcerated.  To contact your state VOCA administrator, click here.

Webinar Archives

The National Center has hosted several webinars focused on the neurobiology of trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACE), what

victims really want out of criminal justice reform, and historical and/or generational trauma.

Download PowerPoints and listen to recordings here.

Op-Eds & Other Resources

The National Center maintains a number of other podcasts, op-eds, and other resources focusing on topics related to crime victims, trauma, victimization, person-first language, and more.

Access these resources here.

Resources from Other SJC Strategic Allies

The National Center partners with several organizations that also serves as SJC Strategic Allies.

Access these resources here.


The National Center offers training and technical assistance (TTA)

that can be tailored to your location or PSN team and may be delivered via virtual and/or in-person presentations, assessments, research, provision of subject matter experts, peer-to-peer engagement, tailored assistance, and more.

Our Safety & Justice Challenge TTA includes:


(1) organization of multidisciplinary round tables and focus groups centering victim's voices

(2) provision of experts and best practices

(3) training and education on trauma and victimization in justice-involved populations

(4) Workshops on our victim-centered criminal justice reform principles

Learn more here.

Visit our TTA Portal to learn about the National Center's other TTA programs.

Past resources, including webinars, op-eds, and more, are accessible from the desktop version of this website only.

Join us for the 2022 National Training Institute! 


This year's conference will take place at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel from October 6-8th, 2022. 

You can find more information about the conference here.

Coming up: SJC Network Meeting

The Safety & Justice Challenge Network Meeting will be in Atlanta, GA from February 2-4, 2022.

Podcast Episode 1: "How Pennington County, SD Balanced Public Safety and Victims' Issues in their Reforms"

Listen and download here
Podcast Episode 2: "Resources for Victims of
Police Abuse and Harassment"

Listen and download here

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