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JOIN UPCOMING SESSION - On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 2 pm EST join Anne Seymour, Mary Rappaport and Steve Derene in discussing best practices for Making the Most of National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
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02/15/2012
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Are there educational resources out there that provide info about how to best inform an intimate couple, where one has dementia, about the ways in which they can manage communicationsafetyintimacy issues t...
Michele
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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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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02/15/2012
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In a similar vein, as experts in the field, what do you think are 5 key things those in the adult protection field should know about IPSV of older people?
Jan M.
02/15/2012
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John Laycock
02/17/2012
arrow icon 1. Screen for abuse. It's underreported and most victims don...
Jennifer Long
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As experts in the field, what do you think are 5 key things those in the DV field should know about IPSV of older people?
Jan M.
02/15/2012
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Do you know of any examples where faith communities are working to prevent or respond to sexual abuse of older people?
A.M.H.
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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Often it is difficult to discuss intimate issues with those in later life since many of it see it as private information. How does a professional begin to have a conversation around such a delicate topic?
J Naberhaus
02/15/2012
arrow icon The National Sexual Violence Resource Center Some strategies...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Many of our programs struggle with balancing advocacy foundation of self-autonomy for older survivors and reports to adult protection. Do you have suggestions for resources that discuss this or insight you...
Tiffany Maestas
02/15/2012
arrow icon Beverly Frantz, Criminal Justice and Sexuality Coordinator a...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Is there an online resource, say a one page document that can be used to showgive to victims of sexual abuse? I'm looking for something that asks questions that are connected to abuse so that they can answ...
J Naberhaus
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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If a child is abused, most states have a well-developed foster care system. If a senior is abused, there is simply no similar system. Are there any movements to make state-wide protocols for victims of e...
Cory
02/15/2012
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Jennifer Long
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If two patients have dementia, how does a professional know if sexual relations are consensual or not?
J Naberhaus
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
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What is important to know about survivors and perpetrators of IPSV. What modifications do current DV (victim and perpetrator treatment) services providers need to implement in order to prevent IPSV and...
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon 1. The negative collateral consequences of older adults repo...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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How does information about IPSV come to light? Do health care providers, adult protective services workers, adult children, the survivor, others report? Who do they report to and what is the response of ...
Jan M.
02/15/2012
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Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Who are the perpetrators? What are their characteristics? Why do they engage in IPSV? How often are they detected and when detected what is the response of those who identify the behavior as IPSV?
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon Experts who work with sex offenders caution against every tr...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon Although frequently minimized, perpetrators are more experie...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon It is important to remember that perpetrators frequently hid...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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What is the incidence and prevalence of IPSV among those over 65 and where may we access the data? Thank you,
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon Thank you for the clarification. In light of IPV and IPVSA ...
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon Jan, see the corrected version of my 1st response. The % ...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
arrow icon I should also mention that Zink and colleagues found a preva...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
arrow icon So, a woman over 65 will have been sexually assaulted 18 tim...
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon PART II: Beyond some of the data on IPV in older adults, wha...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
arrow icon PART I: The challenge here is finding this type of data on ...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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What are best practices when intervening and treating older perpetrators of IPSV? Thank you.
Jan M.
02/15/2012
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What are the best practices for preventing DV sexual violence with respect to older adults?
Jan M.
02/15/2012
arrow icon The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) provides exce...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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What age group in particular are you referring to? because of their age would you say these crimes are not reported? How can we empower these women/men
Vernadina Nevlo
02/15/2012
arrow icon 7. Victim may rely on the abuser for financial support, medi...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon 5. Victims may not report because their partner or spouse is...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon 3. Another reason victims in later life may not report is ou...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon Victims in later life face many barriers to reporting IPSV.1...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon Regarding your question on the age were talking about, the s...
Jenifer M.
02/15/2012
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What rights does an elderly woman with very advanced dementia have when her spouse insists on continuing their intimate relationship? How is this affected by the woman being a resident in a long-term care ...
Sarah Mills
02/15/2012
arrow icon Sarah -I am going to suggest that you reach out to Beverly F...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon How do we get the perpetrator (usually the spouse) to unders...
Sarah Mills
02/15/2012
arrow icon Individuals who reside in long-term care facilities may have...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Michele
02/15/2012
arrow icon Beverly Frantz is the Criminal JusticeSexuality Coordinator ...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
arrow icon An individual with advanced dementia retains the same right ...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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I am interested in examples of successful advocacy strategies for outreach and services to this group of survivors.
J. Levy-Peck
02/15/2012
arrow icon Apologies, the VAWNet collection's actual title is Preventin...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
arrow icon AEquitas is participating in the National Sexual Violence Re...
Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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Many of the older IPV victims I see are patients with dementia. I genuinely believe their story about their injury but what resources are available to help teach law enforcement about IPV in this pt popula...
Terry Mulherin
02/15/2012
arrow icon I think it's also helpful to make sure you're folding your m...
Jenifer Markowi
02/15/2012
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Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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Jennifer Long
02/15/2012
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Jenifer Markowitz, N.D. and Jennifer Gentile Long to the OVC Web Forum. They are available to answer your questions o...
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