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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
10/30/2013
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We have received a number of great suggestions and discussion questions and I hope others will post suggestions here after the "live" portion of this webinar is over. So very helpful to all of u...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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Many universities allow students to choose a variety of "elective" courses to fulfill their requirements. Has tehre been thought on how to pursuade or encourage students to select those classes ...
Jessica
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon I like Alison's suggestion. At UMassLowell our undergraduate...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
arrow icon One possibility is to make students aware (through some of t...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
arrow icon In the first instance, depending on the major, we really nee...
Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
arrow icon My dream is for students to take these course because the re...
Alison Cares
10/30/2013
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My students are often very engaged regardless of gender in my victimology courses, until I approach the intimate partner violence and sexual assault section. Despite presenting this as a gender neutral is...
Ashley Wellman
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon This is so encouraging! I just put in for a grant to create...
Ashley Wellman
10/30/2013
arrow icon I often talk a lot about relationships in our culture and th...
Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon This is indeed an issue that many faculty encounter. It is ...
Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon Alison and I just worked on another project together that to...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
arrow icon For example, on our campus we are developing programs with o...
Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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For a university without a criminal justice major, could you offer some guidance or reference material on options for incorporating victims issues into other disciplines (e.g. nursing, psychology, etc.)? ...
Judy Carroll
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
arrow icon Here is an example of one faculty member who integrated vict...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
arrow icon well it is agreed... There are many disciplines that could i...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon As noted for another question, I believe that the Office for...
Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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Ashley Wellman
10/30/2013
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Do you have a plan that should be followed to implement? Also, are there any budgetary concerns that we should be aware of.
holly jensen
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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I will be teaching a new course in the Spring called victimization and justice (not too far from you all - at Framingham State in MA). In your experiences teaching victimization and these types of courses,...
Xavier
10/30/2013
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Ashley Wellman
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon That sounds great! I am sure we can post some suggestions d...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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In your opinion, how would you rank where to start incorporating victims issues into majors?
Lou
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon Dr. Williams you bring up a good point about business,etc an...
Lou
10/30/2013
arrow icon Just one additional comment here-- even when a course is not...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
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I arrange for Victim Impact Panels and individual victim speakers for my university Criminal Justice classes to help illustrate the reality of crime victimization. However, in recent years, the students ...
Susan Bragg
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon Alison wrote in The UMassLowell guidelines for faculty ---Fr...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
arrow icon I attempt to relate the issue directly to them. For instanc...
Ashley Wellman
10/30/2013
arrow icon Aside from victim speakers/panels, what other techniques do...
Susan Bragg
10/30/2013
arrow icon For example, we piloted an exercise where students wrote the...
Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon One strategy may be to engage in an empathy building exercis...
Alison Cares
10/30/2013
arrow icon Indeed we see this often.. on the other hand we also know th...
Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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How can the crime victim community encourage attorney's to become more knowledgeable of crime victim rights & develop rapid responses to violations of those rights in our law schools?
Laura Hudson
10/30/2013
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Alison Cares
10/30/2013
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Mario Gaboury
10/30/2013
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Linda Williams
10/30/2013
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Alison Cares, Dr. Mario Gaboury and Dr. Linda Williams to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your...
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