Source: (2011) Institute for Restorative Justice and Restorative Dialogue at The University of Texas at Austin.

This manual will assist you in developing principled Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach in your state or region. In it you will find material that will assist you in promoting DIVO among prosecutors and other key stakeholders including defense attorneys, judges, and victim service providers. Agendas and material for training prosecutors are included. Finally, this manual will present programmatic ideas for maintaining and coordinating a DIVO program, overcoming obstacles, maintaining accountability, and assuring continuity of service. (excerpt)


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