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Can PTSD be managed through medicine or is this a disorder more commonly managed by extensive counseling?
Kytrena Vedder
05/24/2006
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Marte McNally
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in the OVC Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topi...
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If a person is unconcious and is their own guardian and there is suspician of sexual assault, can a SANE exam be performed with the permission from an assistant prosecutor or does a court order have to be ...
Jane Smith
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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Would you please address recommendations for addressing limited resources in rural or tribal communities and would you provide feedback on a regional concept to MDT's for rural or tribal communities?
Dan Hally
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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I work in a university community. Often extreme alcohol intoxication is a factor in dealing with our sexual assault victims. It is so prevalent as to almost be the rule. How do you address this issue from ...
Gary Arai
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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In working with victims of sexual assault, what are some ways in which we can better explain the process of reporting it to police, given the person is in such a traumatic state, so that they can make a mo...
Maureen
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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We recently had an inquiry from a public health nurse asking for any resources that could assist Public Health Nurses conducting well child exams to identify individuals who might need to be referred for f...
Jackie Eakan
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/10/2006
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Our University's Judicial Affairs system resists limiting ANY information that an accused student wishes to bring forth in a sexual assault hearing. They feel that the accused student would have the right...
Advocate in CA
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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Hi Pat - we have a great team working here in Canada. One of the challenges we have had to iron out, however, was the role of each member esp as it comes to questioning the patient. We are often asked to s...
C. Carter-Snell
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/10/2006
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Are there any statisitics that show SART teams help improve prosecution of sexual assault cases? If so, what are they?
Jenny
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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Sometimes the different ways in which law enforcement and victim advocates are trained to assist a rape survivor lead to conflict at the time the rape is reported at the hospital or elsewhere. VA's are tra...
Lori K Sudderth
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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What strategies do you recommend for addressing the jurisdictional issues frequently experienced in Indian Country?
Dan Hally
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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I have been an advocate for sexual assault victims for 25+ years, working in non-profits and law enforcement. Part of the role of the victim advocate is to respond to hospital to meet with a victim of sexu...
Lauana Duckwort
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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I am a surgeon who has developed a protocol to diagnose trauma pts who are victims of IPV. I want to know measurable predictors once a victims is identified to determine if intervention is working
Leslie Halpern
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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What would a multidisciplinary response look like for rural programs who do not have a local SANE program and who would make up the multidisciplinary team when there is limited numbers of advocates, law en...
Carmen Hubbs
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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I have two questions: #1 - Have you encountered a professionally reviewed Sexual Assault Support Group curriculum. We have been using CalCASA materials for our groups, but wonder if someone has prepared an...
Lee
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Even though we have a good SART Team working relationship, it seems that constant training of police & sheriff agencies is always needed, but not so welcomed. I'd like to know how other Victim Witn...
Silvia Uribe
04/07/2006
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Silvia Uribe
05/08/2006
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S Laskey
05/08/2006
arrow icon FOURTH NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING CONFER...
Dr. Pat Speck
04/11/2006
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Silvia Uribe
04/10/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Despite landmark cases involving sexual abuse of priests - They are still difficult cases to get police and prosecutors to arrest, charge, convict; and finding attorneys for the civil side in getting remed...
Vicki
04/07/2006
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S. Laskey
04/07/2006
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Do you know of any DoJ programs and research addressing the role of "soft" and "hard" pornography triggering misogyny, sexual harssment and copy cat crimes in juveniles?
Dr Reisman
04/07/2006
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S Laskey
04/11/2006
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Dr. Pat Speck
04/07/2006
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