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MST victims should receive legal aid for the rest of their lives what do you think?
Leah Tall
02/23/2016
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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 with your colleagues on ...
OVCRC
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Are there prevention trainings which have been proven to reduce SA?
j white
04/08/2015
arrow icon There are many programs that successfully increasing knowled...
Natalie Fletche
09/16/2015
arrow icon I agree that there isn't one specific program out there that...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
arrow icon There isn't one specific program that will prevent SA. It ta...
Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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Just throwing this out here. April is the month for awareness of sexual assault. I believe it is called TAKE A STANDer. There are activities daily for awareness.
Jennifer
04/08/2015
arrow icon Thank you for your post. Yes, agencies across the country ar...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
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Is there a repository of best practices when handling military victims publicy available, particularly for newer Victim Advocates?
Chris
04/08/2015
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Charles Lay
09/16/2015
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Charles Lay
09/16/2015
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Chris
04/08/2015
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Leah Holland
04/08/2015
arrow icon There are a lot of great resources out there. In California ...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
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do you have any info on how to better serve male victims?
Keisha S
04/08/2015
arrow icon also 1in6.org They have 24/7 online support, free lending l...
Claire
05/08/2015
arrow icon I agree with Leah and have used this site as well. Another g...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
arrow icon I used malesurvivor.org a lot. It's for professionals and su...
Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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What are the most appropriate resources for survivors of sexual assault that may not be in the military themselves but their spouse are? What can we tell them are their options in this situation?
Jenn
04/08/2015
arrow icon Thank you for your work on the hotline. I know how difficult...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
arrow icon Thank you very much. I work on a hotline so always connect S...
Jenn
04/08/2015
arrow icon They'll know if they're authorized. They should be covered b...
Leah Holland
04/08/2015
arrow icon While each installation has some form of Family Advocacy cen...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
arrow icon Thank you!! How are they authorized? Is it like being on ins...
Jenn
04/08/2015
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Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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In discussing the SHARP program, I read that the offender can not be an intimate partner or family member, How can I offer YWCA's services in this gap to victims?
Jennifer
04/08/2015
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Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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What has helped in developing a relationship with the military in order to collaborate and best serve military victims/survivors? What has been most challenging?
Amy
04/08/2015
arrow icon One thing that has helped us has been consistency, but I kno...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
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Kristy Curtis
04/08/2015
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Who do I need to contact from the Military either the Special Victims Counsel, or SHARP in Hawaii to discuss our services as well?
Jennifer
04/08/2015
arrow icon I just did a training in Hawaii at the end of September...on...
Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
arrow icon https://www.safehelpline.org/search.cfm?query=hawaii This...
Leah Holland
04/08/2015
arrow icon Do you have any direct phone numbers, I have searched the Bi...
Jennifer
04/08/2015
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Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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We have had a question come up in VA (and this is a little outside as it deals with a civilian sexually assaulted on a military post), but the law seems to state that the government investigative agency pa...
Kim Ulmet
04/08/2015
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Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
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Ann McCarty
04/08/2015
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Leah Holland
04/08/2015
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