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JOIN NEXT SESSION: On Friday, January 27, 2012, at 2 pm EST join Karen Kalergis and Janice Harris Lord in discussing best practices for building resiliency within victim service organizations. Submit your ...
OVCRC
01/19/2012
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What can be done about government funded agencies who are not providing much-needed services to statutorily eligible trafficking victims?
immigrationdiva
01/19/2012
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What type of therapy is being done and being shown to work for minor victims of domestic sex trafficking - CBT, EMDR?
Tiffany
01/19/2012
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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...
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01/19/2012
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From your perspectives as practioners, should there be a stronger connection with researchers of human trafficking, and if yes how so.
Jonathan Grubb
01/19/2012
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cr
01/21/2012
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Cynthia
01/21/2012
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Should research efforts that are being undertaken focus more on a macro or micro viewpoint to understand human trafficking? To clearify, should researches be focusing on the global aspects of human traffic...
Jonathan Grubb
01/19/2012
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cr
01/21/2012
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I've heard a lot of people discuss how to end the supply side of HT. What about the demand? Is there anything being done to curb the demand side of it?
skp2653
01/19/2012
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James
05/15/2012
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cr
01/20/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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What agencies can you utilize to help identify unknown victims of trafficking from South American countries?
Angela
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Is any population more a risk ? New Americans
Terry Styf
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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As advocates in a rape crisis center, what ways can we help to identify HT in our community and the barriers to service?
Holly Hanover
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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What are common reactions that victims of trafficking experience?
Matt Orlando
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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Aside from training of law enforcement and other victim service providers, do you have any recommendations of other crime prevention methods that could be used to help prevent human trafficking?
Kathleen
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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Alicia
01/19/2012
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Can you talk about what you know about human trafficking and people with disabilities?
Roberta Sick
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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What is the overlap between domestic violence and human trafficking?
Matt Orlando
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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What are the barriers that foreign born survivors of trafficking face when seeking and getting help? What key training do service providers need in order to provide effective services?
Monica
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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1. What best practices have you found for providing safe shelter for adolescent trafficking victims? What suggestions do you have and what pitfalls should be avoided? 2. How do you respond to those who...
Joan Reid
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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Is there any particular occupation or environment(aside from the obvious such as medical, educational & law enforcement)that should receive the most training for HT awareness? For example, do you hear ...
PIMA
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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Jonathan Grubb
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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Could you comment on the intersection of human trafficking and immigration, especially with respect to unaccompanied immmmigrant minors?
Laura Simich
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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While the majority of victims of human trafficking have been identified as women and children, the minority in a significant amount of research tends to be men. My question is shouldn't more research focus...
Jonathan Grubb
01/19/2012
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Cynthia
01/19/2012
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cr
01/19/2012
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