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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
03/12/2014
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How do you explain or pursuade others to join this view in addressing the needs of victims?
Jenn T
03/12/2014
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Dr. Steve
03/24/2014
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Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Whose responsibility is it to make sure that victims needs are met as a whole? How does teh holistic part get taken care of when everyone is focusing on their specialization?
Justin
03/12/2014
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Dr. Steve
03/24/2014
arrow icon We also had subcommittees of staff members - deliberately ma...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon The three hours per month in meetings: 1 hour that was a sup...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon I do think there needs to be a commitment from leadership th...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Do you have suggetions as to how Victim Adocates can implement holistic approch in thier interactions with various victims?
Ismael
03/12/2014
arrow icon Imagine a victim of sexual assault coming to an agency for c...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon I would start at the intake/introduction stage of interactin...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
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Do you know of any current successful examples of collaborative programs involving multiple independent agencies that address the holistic needs of victims at local or state levels?
Jessica
03/12/2014
arrow icon Medical-Legal Partnerships are also a great model. There is ...
Lydia Watts
03/24/2014
arrow icon The Lighthouse Center for Healing in DC (http:www.lighthouse...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon The Lighthouse Center for Healing in DC (http:www.lighthouse...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
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What do you think are the most significant barriers to overcome when implementing a holistic approach? How have agencies you've worked with overcome those barriers (lack of training, PII/info sharing, etc)...
Merry
03/12/2014
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Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon Information sharing is VERY important to think through BEFOR...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon I would not skimp on training, developing clear processes, t...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon I think the biggest obstacles are: differing ethical and rep...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon The largest barrier is the silos. Eliminating individual sil...
Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
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Our question is a two-parter: a) we're wondering what we mean by "holistic" approach to victim support, and b) we're wondering whether there are suggestions on how we can evaluate whether we're a...
IS & KHS
03/12/2014
arrow icon To identify if you are holistic, I would ask the victims/cli...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon When a victim "shows up" needing an array of services: couns...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon Holistic means that you are striving to meet victims' needs ...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
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Can you briefly explain how you approach a holistic view with your programs and staff? Do you have to train for this.
Robert
03/12/2014
arrow icon There are also cultural differences between how different pr...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon There are many ethical issues and reporting requirements (as...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon From my philosophy and perspective we offer and help the who...
Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
arrow icon If there are a regular array of needs that often go hand-in-...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon If a survivor "shows up" with needs we have not currently ex...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon From my perspective, the commitment to providing holistic se...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Are there good examples of programs and organizations that offer a holistic approach to serving victims that could act as a model?
Sunny
03/12/2014
arrow icon The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (http://www.nvrdc.org)...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon You can contact Michelle Bailey who is our Program Manager f...
Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
arrow icon Other examples I know of are: Bread for the City in Washingt...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon The organization that I founded in Washington, DC called Wom...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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Are multidisciplinary teams, no matter the type of victimization they are addressing, considered holistic? If not, can you explain the differences? Is a holistic approach more a philosophy rather than a ...
Ed Vallient
03/12/2014
arrow icon Multi-disciplinary means more that at least a few types of p...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon Holistic services means trying to meet as many of those need...
Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
arrow icon I believe MD Teams are holistic in nature in the fact that t...
Dr. Steve
03/12/2014
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Lydia Watts
03/12/2014
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