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In court advocacy, oftentimes getting respondents (alleged abusers) served in order to have an Order of Protection hearing is very difficult. In what ways can advocates help with this matter? How does one ...
J. Wright
08/27/2014
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This is more of a question verses a discussion. About how many probueno cases are attorneys who work with civil cases particularly Order of Protections are required to take? I've heard that Order of Protec...
J. Wright
08/27/2014
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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
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Has OVC released the Victim Legal Assistance Networks awards for 2014?
Tina C
08/27/2014
arrow icon Awards under the OVC FY 2014 Vision 21 Victim Legal Assistan...
Meg M, OVC
08/27/2014
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I work with U.S. citizen victims of overseas crime and am always interested to learn of resources. Are there legal assistance networks that can work with U.S. citizens who have been victimized abroad?
Margery Gehan
08/27/2014
arrow icon I know that some federal agencies have been working to fund ...
JAlas
08/27/2014
arrow icon This is a great question. Are you looking for organizations...
RB
08/27/2014
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Would this assist us promote justice for victims of financial crimes such as consumers who have been victimized by scams and their practices? We would like to create program to effectively educate and ...
vecva.org
08/27/2014
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JAlas
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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What is your experience working with current victims organizations in your state when planning and implementing a needs assessment?
Juliet Holmes-S
08/27/2014
arrow icon Although we are still in our planning phase, we have been lu...
JAlas
08/27/2014
arrow icon (continued from previous post) In order to obtain a sufficie...
RB
08/27/2014
arrow icon In Denver, we created a steering committee of 8 organization...
RB
08/27/2014
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How to help victims find free legal councel when they are turned away from free services that are full already and cant take them.
Linda Sorenson
08/27/2014
arrow icon Can you please provide some contact information for your age...
J. Wright
08/27/2014
arrow icon Limited resources are a chronic problem for most legal servi...
JAlas
08/27/2014
arrow icon (continued from previous post) We will direct the client to ...
RB
08/27/2014
arrow icon This is a problem that comes up frequently. We address this...
RB
08/27/2014
arrow icon legal aid...we work with the elderly community who often hav...
j haskins
08/27/2014
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What is a Victim legal Assistance Network? Are they in every state or more broad based?
Judy
08/27/2014
arrow icon These networks do not exist in every state. In fact, the OVC...
JAlas
08/27/2014
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JAlas
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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I was wondering what is the best way to handle a situation if someone does not want the assessment? How do you learn to tell yourself that...although this person needs help, they may not want it?
j haskins
08/27/2014
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JAlas
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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Would you be willing you share your needs assessment questions, results and challenges? How do you recruit and train pro and low bono attorneys to serve crime victims? Thank you!
Gene Nelson
08/27/2014
arrow icon As for recruiting attorneys, that depends on where you are l...
Jaime
08/27/2014
arrow icon In my opinion the training focus must be placed on teaching ...
J. Alas
08/27/2014
arrow icon Recruiting volunteers to help a victim is easier than traini...
J. Alas
08/27/2014
arrow icon The needs assessment work we have done has been part of a fo...
J. Alas
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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When it comes to needs assessments and implementing plans for individual client's lives...what NEEDS are more important to focus on first? As I work with the older population, I tend to notice their emotio...
jacquelyn H
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
arrow icon You state "your researcher, in fielding similar questions fr...
Shawn Flower
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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J. Alas
08/27/2014
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RB
08/27/2014
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