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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 with your colleagues on ...
OVCRC
10/15/2015
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Overall, what aspects of recovery after mass violence particularly need to be improved? Also, does "future incidents" refer to individuals who later experience a crime? Or broadly becoming highl...
Julia Hutton
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What part of the response process do you see Compensation Programs in? In talks with other agencies, some view themselves as first responders. Others say they are not first responders. Your thoughts?
A. Joyce
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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What are the differences, if any, in responding to a mass violence incident if you know there will not be a subsequent criminal proceeding (e.g., the offender was killed).
steve
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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Is there a top 3 or top 5 things that you think a Victim Compensation Program should have in place before an event like this takes place? Aside from the toolkit.
A. Joyce
10/15/2015
arrow icon Thanks Dan! Great pointers!
A. Joyce
10/15/2015
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Dan Eddy
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Why is it so important to create and maintain partnerships in your community?
Matt
10/15/2015
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H. Millholland
10/15/2015
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I wrote an Atlantic article re. the lack of a national protocol for nonprofits overseeing donated tragedy relief. Does the toolkit provide a protocol for nonprofits? What kind(s) of protocol does the toolk...
Julia Hutton
10/15/2015
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Herman Millholl
10/15/2015
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Is there a noticeable difference in the behavior exhibited by those who have experienced mass violence vs.those who have experienced violence on a smaller scale? Any significant differences between those w...
Kevin Woods
10/15/2015
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Steve Siegel
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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Following mass violence events, there's often an uptick in financial scams and identity theft when criminals prey upon our desire to provide charity and support to victims and their families. How should vi...
NVRDC
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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H. Millholland
10/15/2015
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With your past experience in dealing with school shootings (Columbine and Sandy Hook),how would you confront the most recent shooting at the Community College in Oregon? Would you do anything differently t...
Kevin Woods
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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What is the most valuable lesson you both have learned throughout your journey alongside those recovering from tragedy? (Asked on behalf of students in Prof.Woods' Victimology & Victim Services course ...
Kevin Woods
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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Steve Siegel
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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K. Flannigan
10/15/2015
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Krista Flannigan, J.D. and Herman Millholland to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on best practices for Lessons...
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