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The Department of Defense has mandated sexual assault training include the viewing of “The Invisible War”. While this movie is an excellent forum to create sexual assault awareness, it can also...
Lisa
07/19/2013
arrow icon People are given the option...This is because sexual assault...
ari
08/20/2013
arrow icon The military does not Force people to stay at trainings. Yo...
Carrie
07/24/2013
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As the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and Unit Victim Advocate at a military Medical Treatment the attempt to address sexual assault/harassment with the resources/programs being implemented, do not co...
Shannon Fowlkes
04/19/2013
arrow icon Thank you for your response and encouragement. Any informati...
Shannon Fowlkes
07/22/2013
arrow icon This is a hot topics these days. As a former SARC/Lead VA w...
J Sperry
07/19/2013
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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
04/19/2013
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Ms. Martyniuk, I strongly agree that people need to work in the framework of the existing services, but does anything prevent a servicemember who is a victim of sexual assault in the U.S. from going to a c...
Manny
04/19/2013
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HallieM
05/01/2013
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Why is the military now deciding to reach out to civilians on these matters that the military liked to keep private at one point? How far is the military willing to work with civilians?
Dy
04/19/2013
arrow icon It's good that there has been connections already made and t...
Dy
05/01/2013
arrow icon Great example! Thank you. The reality is that a lot of posit...
HallieM
05/01/2013
arrow icon I, too, was a victim advocate. I am now a SARC. In 2006 I wo...
Kimberly
04/19/2013
arrow icon Thank you for the useful information.
Dy
04/19/2013
arrow icon You ask an interesting question. I am a victim advocate spec...
HallieM
04/19/2013
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I understand that a sexual assault may involve both the community and military providers. I also understand that both parties must know how to work together to support the victim more effectively. But in ...
Bonita
04/19/2013
arrow icon Yes. And, in fact, the core of the “Strengthening Mi-Civ Co...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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How can the military bring knowledge about military systems, protocols, and culture to improve services for military sexual assault victims by educating other organizations on the specifics of military tra...
Sylvia
04/19/2013
arrow icon Your question hits the very core of our topic of building pa...
HallieM
04/19/2013
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How do you find out who the SARC and JAG are in Wisconsin?
j
04/19/2013
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myoungblood
04/19/2013
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What are some of the unique issues that victims of sexual violence in the military may encounter that civilian organizations should be aware of?
JL
04/19/2013
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CDS
10/29/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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Are there statistics available related to sexual assault/violence in the military?
SharonW
04/19/2013
arrow icon Yes. Please visit http://www.sapr.mil/ to view the most rec...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
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With the DADT repeal officially over do you feel the probability of victims seeking help will increase?
Sylvia Leyva
04/19/2013
arrow icon Thanks! Very helpful discussion.
T.Spahr Nelson
04/19/2013
arrow icon MRE ຂ rule gives the victim the privilege to refuse to ...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
arrow icon How does the victim-advocate privileged communication change...
T.Spahr Nelson
04/19/2013
arrow icon Restricted Reporting. This reporting option does NOT trigger...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
arrow icon Unrestricted Reporting. This reporting option triggers an in...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
arrow icon Can you explain the difference between restricted and unrest...
JL
04/19/2013
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myoungblood
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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Which civilian organizations work with DoD and its branches to provide training on sexual assault prevention and content for the curricula? I'm only aware that RAINN provides the hotline for survivors.
Celia
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
arrow icon That's helpful! Do you know if the curriculum is public? I...
Celia
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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Are there any vital resources available that can assist Victim Advocates in working with military/family member victims (how to interact with them, do's & dont's, recommended trainings etc)
Angie
04/19/2013
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T.Spahr Nelson
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
arrow icon Yes. I think the most effective approach would be to meet p...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
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As a rape crisis center, what is the best way to approach a military installation about collaborating/partnering?
Jenn K.
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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The chain of command is often a great impediment to victims of sexual assault in the military. Many advocates believe that an independent office, composed of professional investigators and prosecutors, wou...
Beth Scott
04/19/2013
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HallieM
04/19/2013
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myoungblood
04/19/2013
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Do you recommend or encourage Funder/ Donor relationships for sustainability after grant funding money is exhausted?
Sylvia Leyva
04/19/2013
arrow icon I see no conflicts.
HallieM
05/01/2013
arrow icon To expand victim services do you recommend partnerships seek...
sl
04/19/2013
arrow icon I’m sorry, but I am not sure what you are asking.
HallieM
04/19/2013
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I am an AF Victim Advocate at a small installation (no SARC). Are there suggestions for opening dialogue (or sample memoranda of understanding) with local law enforcement or medical personnel to strengthen...
Kacey
04/19/2013
arrow icon Kacey, I would direct you to the following DoD Sexual Assaul...
myoungblood
04/19/2013
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