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 We Can Help 

 Bring Victims Into 

 Your Ongoing Reforms 


Stories of Trauma and Incarceration

The National Center created a four-part video series discussing the intersection between trauma and incarceration.  View the series' intro video herepart one herepart two here, part three here, and part four here.

Our second video series focuses on the intersection of domestic violence and incarceration. You can view part one here, and part two here.

Empowering, Not Exploiting: Storytelling Report


Alongside a group of experts with lived experience, the National Center authored a report on centering the voices of survivors with incarceration histories in storytelling. Read the report here.

Implementing Domestic Violence Peer Support in Jails


The National Center, with two of our consultants with lived experience, authored a report on how communities can implement peer support programs for domestic violence in their jails. Read the report here.

Five Best Practices for Trauma Informed Reentry


This report, co-authored with three individuals with lived experience in the justice system, provides concrete examples of how to make the reentry process more trauma-informed. Read the report here.

eLearning Modules


The National Center has created an online training hub with a number of courses available for providers. The modules can be found on NCVC's e-learning platform here, and below: 

Trauma 101

Trauma, Incarceration, and Boys and Men of Color 

Domestic Violence Victimization - COMING SOON! 


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 (ACEs), 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.

Join us for the 2024 National Training Institute! 


This year's conference will take place at the Hilton Portland (Oregon) Downtown from September 18-20, 2024. 

You can find more information about the conference here.

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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The National Center offers training and technical assistance (TTA)

that can be tailored to your location 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.

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