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Are there any funding decisions in the 06 Rural VAWA applications?
Roberta
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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What can rural areas do to get more Rural Victimization Assistance for their area. Many times rual areas are looked over in some states.
Willona Smith
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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What do you find to be the best way to do outreach to rural areas? What do you see as the primary differences between supporting rural and urban victims?
AW
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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If your agency is located in a rural area, how would you suggest reaching out to nearby communities?
Kameon Quillen
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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With the loss of our rural dv funding do you have any suggestions on how we can keep our rural areas active in reaching out to their victims? Do you have any model programs for victim outreach in rural ar...
Melissa Dickert
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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How can we as advocates get other organizations involved with Rural Victimization Assistance within our area.
Willona Smith
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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Are any programs providing transportation for victims to court and other essential appointments, and if so, how (ie private vehicle, program vehicle, arrangements with local taxi/bus service)? What about i...
Denise
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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What are some of the largest barriers preventing victim service providers from providing adequate services to victims in rural areas? How are these barriers being overcome where you are?
Stacy Liskey
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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Much of rural vistimazation is perpatrated by family. They rely on a small community that will turn their heads and isolation. How can we as APS workers step around these roadblocks to our investagations...
Kit Allan
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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As you already know, resources to assist victims are very limited in rural areas. Do you have any suggestions on working within your own community to promote awareness of the resources that already exist ...
Nancy Hahn
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
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Living in this rural state of VT often means that there are very few Law Enforcement officiers available between the hrs of 2 AM-6AM and they cover a large area meaning it could take 45 mins plus to respo...
Susan Russell
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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I just returned from the NOVA conference in Orlando,FL and was extremely impressed with the workshops,speakers and you. I was sorry to hear NOVA is losing you as a Exec.Director. I am a very new General Cr...
Washington
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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We are having difficulties obtaining/providing medical examinations for sexually molested children, due in large part to a reluctance on the part of our medical providers. We are working toward training p...
Joyce Deen
08/31/2006
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K. McLaughlin
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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Funds are available for the MST programs to our local departments for victims, yet no one is using them. I have developed a program using the skills of parenting thru crisi' which is essential in turning ...
Debra Wayne
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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We are a rural DV program. We rely on our volunteers as an integril part of our program. How ever, our volunteer base is shrinking. With the limited funds we have for out reach. How can we best reach tho...
James Sereno
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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I work with victims from Indian Country of who live in rural communities and many miles from the nearest U.S. Attorney's Office. I am wondering if any other victim witness personnel have come up with uniq...
Linda B.
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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I have been a social worker in rural counties in Iowa for many years. I have observed the vast decline of service access. Most services provided in smaller counties are limited. They consist of outreach...
Barbara Ruppel
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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I work with victims, most of whom have very limited incomes, who are literally hundreds of miles away from federal court. It is challenging to make certain that they make federal court when they are subpo...
Linda B.
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
09/06/2006
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I work for the NV Supreme Court, AOC and one of the issues I am working on, as rural courts coordiantor, is helping to ensure that batter counseling services, and victim services, for DV are available in r...
John
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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Do you have any suggestions/resources for helping rural Domestic Violence survivors develop support systems and become economically self-supporting? Isolation is, of course, one of the big hurdles in assis...
Faith
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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I am a new attorney with the District Attorney's office in Taos, New Mexico. My office is looking for a grant to fund a domestic violence victim advocate. Do you know of any public or private funds that ...
Andrew Malone
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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Transportation is a huge issue in our rural areas. Please give me some ideas on how to provide transportation to crime victims. Often they do not have a reliable vehicle, the vehicle has been damaged or si...
Kathy McLaughli
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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What assistance is available for the law enforcement officer (or other official) who has to make notification to the parent or spouse concerning the death (or very serious injury) of a loved one?
Charles
08/31/2006
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Adkins
08/31/2006
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Will the credentialling be handled on a national level or by each state? For those of us with years in the field, will there be a "grandfathering" option to the credentialling process? Ho...
Cath Krenzke
08/31/2006
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JeannetteAdkins
08/31/2006
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