Victims and Reentry: A handbook for Probation and Parole Officers

Funding Source: 
National Institute of Corrections
Type of Funding: 
federal
Deadline: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
Amount: 
$60 000
Number of Awards Available: 
1
Eligibility: 
Any public or private agency, educational institution, organization, individual or team with expertise in the described areas.
Description: 

The cooperative agreement awardee will design and develop a handbook to assist probation and parole officers in understanding the rights statutorily granted to victims of crime, the importance of considering the needs of victims, and the potential benefits of engaging them in the offender reentry process. The handbook should also provide strategies for communicating with victims in a safe, productive manner that promotes understanding and collaboration. The handbook is not intended to be an extensive, all-encompassing document, but a practical guide to promote effective communication between officers and victims. 

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