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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 ...
OVCRC
11/28/2007
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Are there specific roles victim advocates can play in the prosecution of such cases? Are there coordinated responses and protocols out there? (Coordinating first responders, law enfocrment, medical, prose...
Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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judibankhead
11/29/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Would you talk about best practices in working w/ DEC?
lindsey
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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I am also interested in direct service working with children and mothers who may be affected by drugs. Working in a shelter environment, I have experienced children who witnessed or were surrounded by par...
Jenny
11/28/2007
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Holly
12/19/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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What about the secondary effects on children living w/ parents who are using and/or manufacturing? Specifically the danger they are in when a guardian is high...they are at greater risk for sexual assault...
Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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shirley
01/09/2008
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Lynn S.
11/28/2007
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What role does the schools play in identifying these type of children?
Bonnie Guevin
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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I am interested in information relating to direct service with current or recovering drug users with small children. I do home visiting with first time parents of children 0-3. I would like ideas and infor...
Elisa
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Do you have examples of coordinated response protocols that you can share? (Coordinating law enforcement, prosecution, medical professionals, victim advocates and child protective services)
Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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Kathy and Trina
11/28/2007
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Aloha Lori! How would you recommend generating participation from Child Protective Services in a DEC initiative/alliance, when your Administration's agenda has changed and they are no longer supporting DE...
Lani
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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I have little knowledge of the effects of methamphetamines on babies, in utero, and would appreciate info on how newborns and toddlers reflect a mother's drug use. Thanks.
Lucy Demian
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Regarding state laws allowing judges to order a child to be detained for 6 months during which time the parent has to have "clean" drug tests. I have seen this type of situation in cases where...
dorothybaez
11/28/2007
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Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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What is the proper protocol for placing children in tyvek suits?
Andrea Darr
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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While working with drug endangered children in a residential treatment facility setting and from the perspective of the substance abuse treatment provider, is it best to approach the children from a parent...
Yvonne
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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It is important for treatment agencies and community partners working with DEC children and families coordinate services and communicate with the Adult Probation and Parole Officer that supervise the paren...
Trina and Kathy
11/28/2007
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Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Kathy and Trina
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Is there any free teaching materials that you know of that will be appropriate for teenagers most likely already exposed to certain types of drugs?
rachel
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Theresa William
11/28/2007
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Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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What studies are being conducted regarding Meth smoke and the children that are exposed to it.
Wanda Rochelle
11/28/2007
arrow icon Thank you very much for this information.
Wanda Rochelle
11/28/2007
arrow icon By the way, two very good studies of meth absorption from sm...
Chuck Salocks
11/28/2007
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Chuck Salocks
11/28/2007
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Chuck Salocks
11/28/2007
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Chuck Saolcks
11/28/2007
arrow icon Is anyone else besides the National Jewish Medical doing res...
Wanda Rochelle
11/28/2007
arrow icon The project will initially concentrate on providing informat...
Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
arrow icon The goal of this project is to establish an annotated refere...
Lori Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
arrow icon There continues to be a significant need for reliable inform...
Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
arrow icon Here's a link to a study conducted by Dr. John Martyny and h...
Nathan Anderson
11/28/2007
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Our region has a DEC Protocol that defines the coordinated response to Drug Endangered Children. However, a drug endangered child is defined as a child living in an environment where meth is being manufact...
K. McLaughlin
11/28/2007
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Jenny Difilippo
11/28/2007
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Kathy and Trina
11/28/2007
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Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
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Can you comment on examples on how, through DEC efforts, child welfare agencies are better giving law enforcement information that leads to charges of criminal endangerment? Thanks! Chris
Chris Bayer
11/28/2007
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jbbinder
11/28/2007
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Angela Keen
11/28/2007
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Loir Moriarty
11/28/2007
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Commander Lori Moriarty to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions and share best practices regar...
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