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Raising Awareness for Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect
 
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Does anyone know of a report showing the total cost to the taxpayer of dealing with abuse including its aftermath? Sexual, physical and emotional abuse to men, women and children?
Andrew Willis
09/02/2010
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What are your thoughts on awareness resources for military children that are survivors? They grow up often times in a culture of "Dont talk about it".
Sherrell Wynder
04/07/2010
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ginnylou
05/24/2011
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Houston Law
03/29/2011
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Erica
09/07/2010
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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 topics...
OVCRC
04/07/2010
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Is it effective to set up a booth at community events and fairs to inform people of our services to victims?
Laura
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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I understand it's not uncommon for victims of abuse to repress abusive memories. In your experience, have you found that adult survivors are hesitant to come forward for fear that they won't be believed?
Margot
04/07/2010
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Reggie Allen
05/24/2011
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aream
04/07/2010
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How can we make it less intimidating for adult male survivors of CSA to seek available services?
Aaron Rogers
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse needs to be at the forefront of discussions and the impact it has on our communities. How can we work with our communities where generations of survivors are just ...
Elsie Boudreau
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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Do you have any ideas about reaching victims in rural communities?
Adelaide Hess
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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What have you found to be the most effective ways to reach victims and let them know about our support and other services?
Lucy Lee
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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What role do you see, if any, that educating survivors about child abuse, would aid them through the healing process?
Pam
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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As a college student I'd like to know how I can raise awareness for survivors of child abuse on my campus.
Tracy DeLaCruz
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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sd
04/07/2010
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For a small agency that works exclusively with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, do you have suggestions as to the best way to raise awareness of this issue? Through media, print, or something el...
Anne Guarnera
04/07/2010
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K. Roberts
04/07/2010
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What type of supportive services are available to survivors of child abuse/neglect?
Tracy DeLaCruz
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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What is the difference between child abuse and child neglect?
Tracy DeLaCruz
04/07/2010
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A Ream
04/07/2010
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How can I learn more about child abuse/neglect in my local area? How can I help rasie awareness in my community?
TracyDe LaCruz
04/07/2010
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MarLa
02/01/2012
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K. Roberts
04/07/2010
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A Ream
04/07/2010
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Do you find today, as opposed to thirty or forty years ago in this country, that society's attitudes about childhood abuse remain the same despite tougher prosecutions and more awareness? (The dirt belong...
Beckie Miller
04/07/2010
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A Ream
04/07/2010
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How can we increase the awareness of child abuse and neglect in our Faith-Based Communities and help them work more collaboratively with community agencies like law enforcement, to reduce the statistics? ...
Stephanie Grey
04/07/2010
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Joseph
04/07/2010
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Joseph
04/07/2010
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Eliza. Erickson
04/07/2010
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aream
04/07/2010
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We are discovering that many young women who enter the juvenile delinquency system are victims of abuse, neglect, or trauma. The disclosure, as well as, follow up treatment, of abuse, neglect or trauma is...
b bighorn
04/07/2010
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Elizabeth Lyons
04/07/2010
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A Ream
04/07/2010
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Ms. Anne Ream to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions on raising awareness for survivors of ch...
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