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Sustainability of Victim Assistance Programs
 
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A Rape Crisis Coordinator/Prevention Educator in NY State, how does one continue the work as an advocate for victims while anticipating the deescalation of funds for our county?
suzanne mazoff
10/01/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/06/2009
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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 ...
OVCRC
09/30/2009
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For many years, the local sheriff has had the only rural Law Enforcement Victim Assistance program in the state. This spring, they tried to eliminate the program supposedly to cut the budget. An underly...
Joan Crowley
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/06/2009
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What advice do you have for communities without SANE's or a SART looking to develop services in their communities?
Rya Morgan
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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Victoria
10/01/2009
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Do you have suggestions on how to both fund and get agency approval for additional clinical staff members to work in the department on daily basis?
Diane Daiber
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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We provide psychological trauma treatment to victims. Previous to this year, grant funding had been slowly dwindling and our program was cut back. This year we received ARRA grants. Where can we go for f...
Deborah Jessie
09/30/2009
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Are you aware of any assessment tools that can help a program determine areas that need further development in order to sustain the program?
lmr
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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Are there ways we, as a domestic violence advocacy organization, pursue funding for the local clinic to train someone for SANE? We are in a rural area, and I'd like to know so that when I approach them, I...
Carla Fisher
09/30/2009
arrow icon (Continued) If the clinic isn't necessarily interested in ha...
Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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We have problems retaining staff, mainly due to burnout. Any suggestions?
Marsha
09/30/2009
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Joan Crowley
10/01/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Rhonda Barner
09/30/2009
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What are some of the common blocks to creating a sustainable assistance program?
Kelly
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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The Mid-Iowa SART program is community-based. Local hospitals are on contract to allow the SANEs to come to the various hospital and perform the exam. However they do not put any financial support toward ...
Betty
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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What should SANE programs do if they only have one SANE nurse in their community?
Carey Goryl
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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How do you retain staff members on a small budget? If we could pay our staff higher salaries, they'd be more willing stay on, but we just can't afford it!
Laurel M.
09/30/2009
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suzanne mazoff
10/01/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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To maintain an adequate number of SANEs in our pool, we are constantly needing to train new nurses to become SANEs. This is a very costly venture and we are wondering what credentials a person and/or orga...
Tammy Gilmore
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Good Afternoon Dr.Markowitz, This is asked on behalf of my Victimology & Victim Services class at Becker College... Where can Victim Assistance Programs obtain funding in todays economy, and if f...
Prof. Woods
09/30/2009
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suzanne mazoff
10/01/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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M. Ferraro
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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We have a community wide team where the SANEs are not hospital based. Because of this we pay them an on-call fee and pay for as much of their training as possible. Over the past three years we have recei...
Sandra McGee
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
10/01/2009
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Betty
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Do you have any information on implementing a step down process for VOCA Victims Assistance subgrantees? For example, full funding for one year, then 75% funding for the second year, then 50% funding
Lisa Stamm
09/30/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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Looking for input n how to sustain LE advocacy programs with very limited volunteer response and limited resources
ECSO VA COORD
09/30/2009
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ECSO VA
11/18/2009
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HSternstein
11/18/2009
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Jen Markowitz
09/30/2009
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Jenifer Markowitz to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions on best practices for sustaining...
OVCRC
09/30/2009
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