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Key Components of Building a Successful Victim Notification Protocol

Publish Date
March 2015
This report includes research on creating victim notification protocols.  Six major themes emerged from survey respondents regarding the process of developing and implementing the Protocols. They include: 1)Strategic planning, 2) Organizational support, 3) Active partnerships, 4) Resources, 5) Outreach, and 6)Victim-centered approach. Of the six themes, researchers identified the victim-centered approach as significant to the process of developing and implementing victim notification protocols.

Additional reports from this research project can be found at:

Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault School of Social Work The University of Texas at Austin
Topic Laws and Policies, Sexual Violence, Research
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