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Male Victims of Domestic Violence and their children need a voice. I hope that there are more statistics and laws that advocate for men, when they experience stalking and harrasment. Some people think that...
Pam
12/31/2009
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I am looking for a program and best practices as a guideline for working with children. I am working with my county to start a shelter from scratch and need to know anything and everything that is helpful...
Brenda Glick
10/29/2007
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Folashada
11/01/2007
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As a child advocate what is the best way to serve the needds of a child without getting too involved on an emotional level? What defines "too involved?"
debbie norman
10/25/2006
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Dr Rucker
11/21/2007
arrow icon If you are not emotionally involved, you are not going to be...
Betsy Murdock
06/28/2007
arrow icon Understand the history of the child and his or her environme...
Terry Calhoun
06/27/2007
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Dan Petersen
06/12/2007
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Irma A. Groot
03/13/2007
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Barbara Cox
11/09/2006
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We did have a Domestic Violence Court in Memphis fully funded by a $575.000.00 grant. Now, no judge wants to sit in a DV only court. Do you have any suggestions as to whom I should approach to get this cou...
Cathy Matheson
10/25/2006
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nikki
11/06/2007
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Nancy Cline
10/30/2006
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The O.C. Superior Court in response to the plight of kids in D.V homes created a novel response to Criminal cases. The family is screened,on the pronouncement of judgement the offender is ordered to comple...
Pamela Iles
10/25/2006
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Myrtle L. Powe
10/25/2006
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Myrtle L. Powe
10/25/2006
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Linda
10/25/2006
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This is a question to people in the field at large. What do you do when the interests of the child(ren) conflicts with the interest of the survivor? Such as, for the child it would be better to remove hi...
Amanda
10/25/2006
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Linda
10/25/2006
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10/25/2006
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This question is for Betsy McAlister-Groves. I am a part of the ACYS Grant in Oklahoma; I am wondering if at your agency if you have any indexs you use that helps to determine how much violence children/ad...
LaKeia Robinson
10/25/2006
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Betsy Groves
10/25/2006
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There seems to be an increase in teenage females who are offending sexually against younger males. Is there any correlation between witnessing DV and this phenomenon? If so, is it a backlash of some sort...
C. Doherty
10/25/2006
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David Finkelhor
10/25/2006
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The Child Abuse Protocol in our community calls for police to send all reports of domestic violence related crimes to social services where children are present and witness the offense, or are listed as re...
Vista Exline
10/25/2006
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C Thomas-Wold
07/30/2007
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Safe Start Ctr
12/05/2006
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Myrtle L. Powe
10/25/2006
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Are children of a certain age more or less likely to exhibit the common symptoms of exposure to violence? For example, if a child witnesses domestic violence at 4 as opposed to 10, are they more likely to ...
Jennifer
10/25/2006
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How often are children who witness a parent being abused also,in turn, abused themselves? Is a cycle or progression of violence common wherein the abuser batters the spouse and moves on to the children?
Jennifer
10/25/2006
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StephanieMayer
10/25/2006
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From a child welfare perspective, one of the most complicated situations that we approach has to do with parents who are violent with each other. The dynamics of violence are not always as simple as we wo...
Susie Settles
10/25/2006
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I have been working with children to educate them on "good touch" "bad touch." What is the youngest age this kind of material should be introduced to a child?
debbie norman
10/25/2006
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Jan
07/30/2007
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Many women are being punished by the court system for bringing up the domestic violence, especially during divorce and child custody hearings. Any suggestons for handling these situations?
Kathy
10/25/2006
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Safe Start Ctr
12/05/2006
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In our county we are designing a protocol between law enforcement agencies who respond to the home during dv incidents and child protective services immediate response. Any models you would recommend? W...
Susan Murray
10/25/2006
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Safe Start Ctr
12/05/2006
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Can you suggest any material that addresses boundry issues while working with children?
debbie norman
10/25/2006
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What if you have a child in a domestic violence shelter that has a make believe friend and it is also telling her to do bad and unsafe things. When we talked to the mother about it she said that is just he...
Loretta
10/25/2006
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Ashleigh
10/26/2006
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I'm interested in more indepth training on the impact of domestic violence on children -- can you offer any suggestions for training or conferences?
Mary Snyder
10/25/2006
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C Thomas-Wold
07/30/2007
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Safe Start Ctr
12/05/2006
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Betsy Groves
10/25/2006
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David Finkelhor
10/25/2006
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What is the statue of limitations on childhood sexual abuse? I have been working with a woman who was repeatedly molested beginning at age 6 (now 26). She had never revealed this info before coming into ...
debbie norman
10/25/2006
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Linda
10/25/2006
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We have several cases in our county where there has been documented abuse by the father, but yet he still manages to gain custody of the children. Do you see this as a trend? How do we explain this to th...
Kathy
10/25/2006
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Safe Start Ctr
12/05/2006
arrow icon We do see this happening, but there has been a great deal of...
Betsy Groves
10/25/2006
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Myrtle L. Powe
10/25/2006
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What is the best way to work with the "non-offending" parent that denies that their child is effected by the abuse that he/she has witnessed?
Pat
10/25/2006
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What is the correlation between children victims of domestic violence and juvenile delinquency? What's the probability of a child who witnesses violence in the home early in life acting out at a later age...
Elvia Garcia
10/25/2006
arrow icon Read Dr. Tony Cavanaugh Johnson's findings that children in ...
Jan
07/30/2007
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Our PTA councils are going to do a public forum on the impact of DV on children. We are looking to limit it to 3 or 4 participants on stage. Social workers, guidance councilors & someone from the...
David Wells
10/25/2006
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Linda
10/25/2006
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I'm an employee at The Women Safe House, and we wanted to know how can we acess some literture on the topic of Children Exposed to Domestic Voilence.
EmmaGordonChild
10/25/2006
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Betsy Groves
10/25/2006
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