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What can a person do when a victims advocate has smeared your name because you found them to be unethical. The same advocate threatened that if I told anyone, no one would want to work with me and help me,...
deborah
04/14/2009
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It's good to see more resources being offered for faith-based programs and services. However little is being done to help faith based communities effectively deal with child sexual exploitation. We had t...
Nancy Sabin
11/10/2005
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1. Regarding age ranges, which populations show the highest rate of participation in and following up with initiatives that make a positive impact on the community? 2. How do you most effectively mobilize ...
TheGrateful1
12/08/2004
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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How can faith communities provide services to secondary and tertiary victims of crime such as spouses, children, siblings, parents even employers to return a primary victim to some sense of "normalcy....
Caroljean Gates
12/08/2004
arrow icon What a great question! Very early in my career....and that ...
Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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Faith Base and Counseling There are some concerns among our Faith Base partners regarding Christian Counseling. The concern is what to call their conseling services in order to forgo any law suits from...
Pat Paige
12/08/2004
arrow icon As part of a ministry that offers Biblical counsel, we find ...
Samantha Nelson
10/10/2005
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Kate Johnson
06/03/2005
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Jon P
03/09/2005
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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One of the barriers we have is a break down of communication between the St. Paul Area Council of Churches and the African American churches. The council has a new executive director but he is going to sho...
Cathy
12/08/2004
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Lisa Curtis
01/04/2005
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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We are looking for guidance on how best to identify and approach faith leaders and engage them in our volunteer victim service program, the Good Samaritans, which is led by the District Attorney's office. ...
Martha Simmons
12/08/2004
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Minna
04/27/2005
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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We have recently received a grant to partner with faith organizations in providing training to faith leaders. The focus of the trainings will be to help faith leaders gain appropriate experience as &q...
Whitney
12/08/2004
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Samantha Nelson
10/10/2005
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Lawrence Vaults
12/14/2004
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Steve Siegel
12/10/2004
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Rev Goodrich
12/10/2004
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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END GUEST HOST SESSION Thank you for participating in OVC’s Web Forum Guest Host Series. The online discussion session is now closed. We hope the discussion will help you better serve crime victims ...
OVCRC
11/30/2004
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I'm sure anyone involved can profess that Faith Based Programming works? However, what can researchers use to determine the effectiveness of Faith Based Programs and demonstrate it's success???
S. J. Pearson
11/30/2004
arrow icon Try David Voth in Ohio, he is a wonderful resource on impact...
Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
arrow icon http://www.fastennetwork.org/Display.asp?Page=Home The FA...
TL Grover
12/01/2004
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Martha Simmons
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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has your work also involved programs that are faith-based domestic violence related into the military community as well? and if so, have you not found the military as very protective of letting "outs...
mary ellen
11/30/2004
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Tammy
03/10/2005
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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In our collaborative efforts with local faith communities, we are perplexed as to how to assist them in developing accountability standards. We are a Certified Sexual Assault Program and consequently, hav...
Melissa Cilley
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
03/11/2005
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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mary ellen
03/10/2005
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Dear Mr. Siegel, or others, For part of the time, I am the faith community outreach coordinator at a domestic and sexual violence services program (with shelter), a secular non-profit organization. I h...
Monika
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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Hello, thanks for your time today. My question is about domestic violence. I work for a faith based counseling agency and we are developing a batterer's intervention program and addition to our services fo...
Denise Grant
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
03/11/2005
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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Sharon
11/30/2004
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Teresa Turner
03/10/2005
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Is there a written treatment plan using faith based material that is out there for us to use? Is there trouble if you use the name "Jesus" or do you stick with the name of "God" only?
Janie Smith
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
03/11/2005
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Steve Siegel
01/12/2005
arrow icon Are you referring to a treatment plan for survivors or perpe...
Tammy
11/30/2004
arrow icon personally, jesus is exclusive, whereas god is inclusive...t...
mary ellen
11/30/2004
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Sharon
03/10/2005
arrow icon I am not aware of any written treatment plan. you may want ...
Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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Kathryn
11/30/2004
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mary ellen
03/10/2005
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If evidence based practice is based on the integration of applied or clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic, peer-reviewed research, and faith-based practice ...
P. Pettijohn
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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P. Pettijohn
12/01/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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I am honored and humbled to join the Web Forum today. I would of course be happy to expand these discussions at a future date if you believe that I can address your individual issues.
Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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What is the best way to talk about the connection between offender and victim ministries? Our non-profit victim assistance program has a Victim Ministry Program of trained volunteers helping interested vic...
David Voth
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
12/09/2004
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Jeff
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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What suggestions do you have to build capacity in the faith community to partner in Victim Services? Suggestions for appropriate & feasible training?
TL Grover
11/30/2004
arrow icon Thank you for recognizing the need for teamwork between thos...
Eileen Turner
11/30/2004
arrow icon I so agree with your comments; however, it is incredibly dif...
Susan
11/30/2004
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Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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Harold Dowler
11/30/2004
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Paul Longo
11/30/2004
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Eileen Turner
11/30/2004
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In Michigan we are actively trying to engage local clergy and faith leaders (from all faiths) for prevention of domestic violence. Although we know clergy response is critically important to the safety and...
Tammy
11/30/2004
arrow icon OK the difficult will take a little while and the imposssibl...
Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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The most effective approach to using faith-based is to incorporate it within current progams run by state and local governments. The problem is the fear of the (ACLU) religious connection to "constit...
W R Parks, Esq
11/30/2004
arrow icon My understanding is that as long as we are not promoting one...
Carol Hughes
11/30/2004
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Melissa Cilley
11/30/2004
arrow icon There is a significant difference between using a religious ...
Steve Siegel
11/30/2004
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START GUEST HOST SESSION The Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to welcome Steve Siegel to the OVC Web Forum. Mr. Siegel is available to answer your questions and share best practices in crime victim ...
OVCRC
11/30/2004
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