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I would like to encourage every advocate that has taken part in this discussion as well as the agencies, to please look at one easy answer to the question on statistics. Please ask to add demographics o...
Carolyn
07/27/2009
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I work for an Adult Protective Service Agency and there have been instances when we have recieved investigations with allegations of physical and or sexual abuse and victim has some form of communication b...
Debbie
07/23/2009
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Carolyn
08/12/2009
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What are some suggestions on working with MRDD sexual abuse victims that have become abusers themselves?
TIa
07/22/2009
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC’s Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other ...
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07/22/2009
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ANNOUNCEMENT - The National Professional Training Conference on Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities is scheduled for September 30 - October 2 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center, Denver...
OVCRC
07/22/2009
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What would be the course of treatment for sexual violence individuals with disabilities?
Heather D Honey
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/25/2009
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is the behavior the same with people with mental disabilites that have been victims of sexual violence. How can you tell if they have been abuse.
Monica Johnson
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/25/2009
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What is the rate of sexual abuse among individuals with disabilites against other individuals with disabilites? Is it prevalent and how is the situation best addressed?
karyna
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/25/2009
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What is the penalty for persons who commit sexual violent crimes against individuals with disabilities and who decides what these penalties should be? Does the crime fit the punishment?
Joann Parker
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Carolyn
08/12/2009
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Sometimes victims do not know they could have filed under a CVC Program, or because of the trauma, they do not want to file, thus what is the statues of limitations on filing a claim??
Jose Lara
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/12/2009
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Do you know of any national regulations / policies around group homes hiring staff without criminal background? How is the issue of staff perpetrator most often addressed?
Pam DIckens
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Carolyn
08/12/2009
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What age group do you think would be most vulnerable?
Heather D Honey
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/17/2009
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Can you recommend prevention training curriculum in this area for young adults with disabilities?
Tammy Day
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Hello, Thanks for leading the discussion. What are some of the major barriers to working with this population? Robin
Robin W Josef
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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The agency I work for investigates abuse and neglect for seniors and people with disabilities. It can be very hard to interview MRDD clients who have been abused. Any suggestions or help would be apprec...
Linda D.
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/17/2009
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Carolyn
08/12/2009
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What are the issues facing sexually abused individuals with disablities in the LGBT community?
karyna
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/25/2009
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Have any states passed new laws that are particularly helpful in prosecuting these cases?
kristina
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Is there any research on therapies that help individuals with disabilities who have been subject to sexual violence recover? Are there training programs for providers wanting to provide such therapies?
Andrea Fiero
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Outreach and breaking barriers to provide help to this population. Our agency has issues reaching out effectively, do you have any insight?
Renee Blackman
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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I am the coordinator of a Sexual Assault Multidisciplinary Action Response Team. Can you suggest a few specific examples of how a mutidiscipinary team might approach and engage their community in assuring ...
Tilton Davis
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Consider El Paso is a Border city with Mexico, what services/options are available for persons with disabilities who are not legal residents of the US?
Jose Lara
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/17/2009
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Good afternoon Heather: As we discuss best practices of today and tomorrow, what role do you think collaboration has in respect to promoting systems change for victims and survivors with disabilities in...
Darla Stuart
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/17/2009
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My question is what are the elder abuse issues that are happening in the nursing percent rate? what is being done to help this issue?
PATRICIA OLIVER
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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Are low- income African American disable teen girls at higher risk of becoming victims of sexual violence than low- income Caucasian teen girls?
Tyra Hopkins Jo
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/17/2009
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Do you have any suggestions for resources specific to intimate partner sexual violence and disability issues?
Jennifer
07/22/2009
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Heather Kamper
08/07/2009
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