Additional Resources

Special Needs Considerations

After an incident, you may encounter individuals who have difficulty communicating effectively without a device or some sort of assistance. The following documents should help provide guidance for working with this population. 

Tips for Dealing with Trauma

COVA provides a number of useful documents on how to deal with trauma for different groups of people. COVA is committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. 
Reports and Publications

Providing victim assistance effectively during a crisis can be difficult. Get in depth information on these issues by visiting the reports and publications web page.    Forms and Checklists When responding to a crisis, there are certain documents that you might consider bringing with you. You can download these from the forms and checklists web page.


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