Event Format



Wed, Sep 09, 2020, 10:00 AM – Wed, Sep 09, 2020, 11:00 AM





Event Host

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Kristin Oliver


Road to Resilience: Discover the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Eastern; 10 – 11 a.m. Central; 8  - 9 a.m. Pacific 

Mass violence and trauma each share a common need when it comes to providing access to evidence-based treatments that will serve victims and survivors not only in the immediate aftermath of the event, requiring care and services, but throughout their entire, and often lengthy recovery process.  

On this webinar, leaders from the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC) will provide an overview of available resources and services. The NMVVRC was established in October of 2017 in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) within the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs,  and has assembled a multi-disciplinary team of scholars, researchers, victim service providers, survivor advocates, partner organizations, technical experts, and relevant local and national organizations to help victims navigate the maze required for comprehensive care and rehabilitative services often needed as a consequence of a mass violence. 


  • Introduce the resources and services available through the NMVVRC.  
  • Describe how the NMVVRC's vision and the extensive curated set of resources offer solutions and guidance that may help hospitals and healthcare systems address the needs of victims of mass violence and trauma.  
  • Identify ways that healthcare systems can better serve patient populations, as patients/victims move through the system during their recoveries from mass violence and trauma. 


Dean Kilpatrick, PhD
National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center

Michael Schmidt, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical University of South Carolina
Co-Director of Environmental & Health Crimes 
National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center 

Anne Seymour
Co-founder, Senior-Advisor
Justice Solutions