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END GUEST HOST SESSION - 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...
OVCRC
12/15/2006
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I want to thank MADD for there hard work. How can we on the local level better help MADD?
Mark Wright
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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What is the Department of Transportation doing to help local communities to support crime victms that result from DWI?
John Perkins
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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How can one start a local MADD program geared toward working with crime victims in rural areas?
Lisa Storm
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Are there any best practices that show how the courts, law enforcement, and communities are working to understanding the causes of DWI?
Anonymous
12/15/2006
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Anonymous
12/15/2006
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victim advocate
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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What is the best source for getting valid and reliable DWI data that is current?
Rich South
12/15/2006
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Don Hagen
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Are there any good programs that help judges understand the fallout that family members experience beyond the court case?
Peter Halloway
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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What are the schools doing in the way of prevention and is MADD developing any literature that could be used the teach junior high school students about the dangers?
Stacey Brown
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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As a Senior Crime Victim Advocate, what type of training would be recommended for first-time advocates working with victims of DUI cases?
Greg Jones
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Would the addition of "property damage" relating to crime victims compensation have to be taken before legislature or is that a federal decision?
Donna Lenners
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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What is the best course of action for a communtiy to take in reducing teens involved with DWI/DUI cases. It is a big problem here in Texas.
Texas
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Are there any changes or discussion related to the fact that DUI victims can't get any monetary assistance related to the vehicle damage?
Mavis Nimoh
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Can you tell me more about MADD's national campaign to eliminate drunk driving?
L. Flower
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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As both a police officer and a college professor, I wonder if there is research going on regarding definitive testing for OUI Drugs. The breathalyzer has made testing for OUI alcohol relatively routine. ...
pfaiella
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Our Correctional Dept. (Iowa) is currently embracing Evidence-Based Practices for all of our interventions with offenders in the criminal justice system. The evidence for the effectiveness of victim impac...
Mary Roche
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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We have a stong MADD group here who are holding Victim Impact programs once a month. Our substance abuse prevention agency would like to collaborate with MADD and the SADD programs Beside money, what are t...
Gayle
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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What do we require or need to meet in order to get a paid "victim advocate" for our chapter?
Linda Salas
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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When is the next training for "Victim Impact Panels/Classes Training" and do you have any dvds on "Speaking with Impact Seminars for victim survivors"?
Linda Salas
12/15/2006
arrow icon MADD offers training for VIP speakers. We will take any requ...
Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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There is much talk these days about the numerous "benefits" that the legalization of currently illicit drugs will bring. Taking into consideration the amount of deaths caused by driving w...
Nate McCooey
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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I have trouble getting referrals in my community even though the DA's office and Police Dep't are well aware that I am here. What are some of the more successful ways to connect with victims earlier tha...
L. S-Brogan
12/15/2006
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lesley s-brogan
12/15/2006
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Debbie Weir
12/15/2006
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to welcome Debbie Weir to the OVC Web Forum (due to unforeseen circumstances, John M. Evans is unable to participate). Ms. Weir is avai...
OVCRC
12/15/2006
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