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Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO): A guide for creating defense-based victim outreach services. Prosecuting Attorney Manual.

Frogge, Stephanie
June 4, 2015

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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