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Do anybody knows, if exist, where do i found information of assistive technology and the victims of crimes?
Marie Rivera
05/01/2013
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¿cómo puedo ayudar a otras victimas de trata con mi testimonio? Quiero sensibilizar, prevenir y ayudar
Marcela Loaiza
11/12/2012
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Do the undocumented Latino/a report sexual abuse crimes?
Juanita
11/07/2012
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What to do when a victim comes to you ask for help, but tells you that she´s not able to talk about the pepetrator because he´s involved in gangs? She´s been menaced to hurt his fmaily.
Nelson Aguilar
09/24/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
10/15/2012
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OVCRC
09/19/2012
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Se que hay modelos efectivos para la prevencion de la violencia sexual. Que sugerencias pueden compartir con programas convencionales para que sus metodos sean mas efectivos para la comunidad Latina?
Gabby Santos
09/19/2012
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Anonymous
10/17/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
10/15/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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I work with parents of children who have been sexually abused. Many of my parents consider "virginity" a important element during sexual abuse cases. For example- I worked with a mother who didn'...
Janette Cordero
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Yo trabajo con victimas secundarias de incesto y no he encontrado muchos recursos, como libros, articulos, sugerencias o ejercicios que puiera utilizar en nuestras sesiones y/o recomendar a ellos. Como mu...
Pamela Zeller
09/19/2012
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Anonymous
10/17/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
10/15/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Has anyane had any success in implementing a program in schools to educate youth about breaking the cycle of violence? My areas Latino population is increasingly growing and need a way to educate children...
Justin
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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What are the key requirements to obtain a U Visa?
Mrs. Jones
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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I am a new Youth Advocate for my DV & SA agency. This is the first time we've ever had a position like this. In our smaller community we do have a pretty large population of Latino/a members of the com...
David P.
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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How can we reach out to latina/o victims? At my program we do not have any Spanish speaking providers but would still like to help.
Lori
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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What is a U Visa and how would I help a Latino/a victim get one?
Debra C.
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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I work as a counselor with Latina survivors of sexual assault/abuse. Do you have any recommendations for doing groups in Spanish?
Vanessa Seibald
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Xiomara Salgado
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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Please provide any recommendations on how to help latina/o victims of domestic violence when the violence is generational. Specifically, she/he has witnessed mother, grandmother, aunts, etc abused througho...
Rosa Lara
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Gracias por este foro tan importante. Hay muchos recursos legales de inmigracion para victimas de violencia domestica, pero como podemos advansar las opciones legales y servicios legales gratuitos para vic...
Gabby Santos
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
10/11/2012
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Ana Vallejo
10/11/2012
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Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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I work for the US Attorney's office as a Victim Advocate and see Latino crime victims on a daily basis. It is often difficult to get them to cooperate with the prosecution of our cases to hold criminal de...
Christina Princ
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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What is the best way to help assist youth Latina/o victims of dating violence/domestic violence. Is there resources available to aid in assisting youth immigrants of domestic violence and how to best inter...
David P.
09/19/2012
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David P.
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
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What is the best way to encourage to heal a devastated 60 y.o. Hispanic victim of a sexual assault by a stranger?
Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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Laura E. Zarate
09/19/2012
arrow icon Thank you for all these suggestions. The victim is a female ...
Lizy Ramos
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Kimber
09/19/2012
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Ana Vallejo
09/19/2012
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OVCRC
09/17/2012
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