In the aftermath of a crime, a victim-survivor's faith community is often one of the first places they turn to for support. Yet many of our parishes and ministries struggle with how to respond to victims' complex needs for healing.
As people of faith, we can be instrumental in supporting victim-survivors through restorative processes designed to meet their unique needs.
Download this resource to learn key "dos and don'ts" for:
- All stages of victim-survivor accompaniment
- Accompaniment in the immediate aftermath of a crime
- Accompaniment through restorative justice encounter