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For more information see: Real Tools for Safety and Sobriety at www.andvsa.org and Title: Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Author: Larry Bennett and Patricia Bland Publisher: VAWn...
ANDVSA
12/31/2009
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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
12/08/2009
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Hi! I am an educator and SART (sexual assault response team) coordinator for a SA center in Maine- we are currently looking at implementing a drug facilated sexual assault program for the high school level...
Lauren Dembski
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Are domestic violence cases overwhelmingly due to the use and abuse of substances?
Romeo A. Blackm
12/08/2009
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Sandi Pierce
01/13/2010
arrow icon I meant 80 and 90. The research about perpetrators has been...
Steve Walker
12/08/2009
arrow icon Can you give the source of this statistic? Thanks.
Suzanne
12/08/2009
arrow icon There is no cause for Domestic Violence other than power and...
Samantha P
12/08/2009
arrow icon Correlation is not causation. About 90 of all DV perpetrato...
Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Susan Selby
12/08/2009
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I represent children in Family Court whose parents are addicts. What is the best course of action for these secondary victims to substance abuse in visiting or living with their addict parents? The paren...
Kate
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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We usually think of persons with tbi being more likely to have impulsivity and substance abuse problems than other persons who have intellectual disabilities. Does the data support this view and what is ...
Martha Lamb
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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My agency works with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. When a victim's needs services around two types of abuse, in this instance substance abuse and physical abuse, what is the best approa...
Susan Selby
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Should the focus on understanding substance abuse and victimization also include the environment (degree of disorganization)? What are your thoughts on this?
jb
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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In your research on the correlations between substance abuse and victimization, what evidenced based trauma informed addiction treatment modalities have you come across for victims with substance abuse iss...
Corbin Streett
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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I am a Counselor Advocate that works with men and woman who are the victims of sexual abuse and many have addiction issues. I would like to learn more about this correlation.
Shelly Wilson
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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For many women in treatment for substance dependence, that dependence is part of the victimization. Self-medication due to chronic abuse and violence is a frequent contributor to relapse. Our treatment pro...
Judith Cohen
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Are persons with cognitive disabilities more vulnerable to a risk of substance abuse with and/or without a past history of victimization (physical? emotional? sexual?) Thank you. K
Katz
12/08/2009
arrow icon Thank you for your comments- very helpful
Katz
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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What is the risk of being victimized by intimate partner violence associated with being under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs compared to not being under the influence?
Steve Baron
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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IDDT is critical to programs for those with COD. I have stressed the importance of addressing what I believe to be the third part of the therapeutic triangle, namely being a victim of trauma. Would you com...
bhandler
12/08/2009
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bhandler
12/08/2009
arrow icon In essence, substance abuse, victimization, and PTSD all nee...
Steve Walker
12/08/2009
arrow icon What is IDDT and COD?
S Chasson
12/08/2009
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I work with a group of health disparities researchers to better understand the competing needs of homeless women and how they influence health status and victimization. A recent discussion within the grou...
Elise Riley
12/08/2009
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Elise Riley
12/09/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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Suzanne
12/31/2009
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As a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner many of the victims I work with are under the influence of drugs and/or ETOH at the time of the assault and I am see them immediately after the assault. Is there any info...
Susan Chasson
12/08/2009
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Julie Humphrey
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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I see evidence from the literature that not only does antisocial behavior predict victimization, but that victimization itself also predicts substance use. In which direction is the relationship between su...
Peter Lovegrove
12/08/2009
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Steve Walker
12/08/2009
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Steven D. Walker to the OVC Web Forum. He is available to answer your questions on examining correlations between ...
OVCRC
12/08/2009
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