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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
06/25/2015
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Does SAGE or other orgs have handouts for victims of financial fraud? ways to prevent this fraud?
bsmith
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Are there any available webinars that human services professionals can view to gain a better understanding of abuse in the LGBTQ communities?
Jessica Carmany
06/25/2015
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Jessica Carmany
06/26/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Are there any data that show that the LGBTQ community is particularly susceptible to this type of abuse? Either physical (partner abuse, caregiver abuse, etc.) or financial?
anne h
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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What warning signs should family doctors or first responders or others who might come into contact with the elderly LGBTQ community be looking for when dealing with cases of abuse?
Murphy
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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My DV agency, located in a Boston suburb, has a 25-year-history with shelter and community services with a long-standing practice of serving ALL survivors. Few elders find us, and we are beginning to reach...
Pat
06/25/2015
arrow icon That is terrific. For older adults, sometimes the fact that ...
C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Jenny
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Are there ready-to-deploy training resources available for the aging service network (food, shelter, CNA's, etc.) to strengthen competency in working with older GLBTQ victims of crime?
Merry
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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What are some alternatives for LGBT seniors regarding access to home health care? Homophobia by care providers may prevent them from accessing such services.
martine
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Do you have any recommendations on how to best do outreach to this community to let them know about services available?
Jenny
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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I am interested in knowing about the challenges that the elderly face in the LGBTQ community
Cindy Chambers
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Cindy Chambers
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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Cindy Chambers
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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I am interested in learning more about this topic and particularly how it would pertain to domestic violence
Jessica Carmany
06/25/2015
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C. Thurston
06/25/2015
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Catherine Thurston to the OVC Web Forum. Catherine will be available to answer your questions on best practices for Elder Abuse in the LGBTQ Comm...
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