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Section 4
Victim Assistance Programs

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Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services 

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- Sherri Downing. The Empty Shawl: Honoring Native Women by Stopping the Violence. Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. January 2010. pg. 22-25.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Campbell, R., Ma, W., Javorka, M., Gregory, K., Vollinger, L., & Opsommer, M. (2021). Why do sexual assault survivors seek medical forensic exams and forensic evidence collection? Exploring patterns of service needs in a state-wide study. Psychology of Violence, 11(3), 264–275.

Goodman, L. A., Fauci, J. E., Sullivan, C. M., DiGiovanni, C. D., & Wilson, J. M. (2016). Domestic violence survivors’ empowerment and mental health: Exploring the role of the alliance with advocates. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(3), 286–296.

Hallinan, S., Shiyko, M., Volpe, R., & Molnar, B. E. (2021). On the back burner: Challenges experienced by change agents addressing vicarious trauma in first response and victim service agencies. Traumatology, 27(3), 316–325.

Hallinan, S., Shiyko, M. P., Volpe, R., & Molnar, B. E. (2019). Reliability and validity of the Vicarious Trauma Organizational Readiness Guide (VT-ORG). American Journal of Community Psychology, 64(3-4), 481–493.

McKinley, C. E. (2021). “It just took something from me”: A mixed-methods examination of intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration among U.S. Indigenous peoples. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

Richards, T. N., Smith, M. D., Fogel, S. J., & Bjerregaard, B. (2015). When domestic goes capital: Juror decision making in capital murder trials involving domestic homicide. Law and Human Behavior, 39(4), 402–415. 

Yuan, N. P., Belcourt-Dittloff, A., Schultz, K., Packard, G., & Duran, B. M. (2015). Research agenda for violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women: Toward the development of strength-based and resilience interventions. Psychology of Violence, 5(4), 367–373. 

Acts of domestic violence committed against Native Americans by non-Indians on tribal lands fall solely under federal jurisdiction, making it crucial to refer all such offenses to what office for prosecution? To select and enter your answer go to Test

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