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How do you resolve ongoing issues with the way sexual assault is being reported/handled on college campuses to the Title IX office? Survivors are still coming forward with mishandled cases and are still se...
Baca
05/19/2016
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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
09/16/2015
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Are there any reliable and current statistics on the percent of students that report?
J. Nixon
09/16/2015
arrow icon No. We don't think the Clery Act is meant to do that. What w...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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Safety is a priority for campus sexual assault victims. Here are two free resources: (1 of 2) Victim Rights Law Center and MSCASA’s Guide to Safety Planning with Victims of Campus Sexual Violence ...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon Post 2 of 2. Helpful campus safety materials. Victim Rights ...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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Could you please discuss how confidentiality applies to American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters employed by the higher ed institution?
Ken
09/16/2015
arrow icon Hi Ken, This is good question. As you many know there are sp...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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What legal protections do student staff (e.g. graduate assistant) and non-clinical staff (e.g. front desk) have if they are working in a shared space with a confidential victim advocate in a co-location mo...
Sheetal Chib
09/16/2015
arrow icon Here you go: http://www.confidentialityinstitute.org/
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon Thank you! Do you have a link to the Confidentiality Institu...
Sheetal Chib
09/16/2015
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Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
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Hi my question is do you think the campus as a whole discredits the victim if they remain anonymous versus coming out with their story?
Carly Stacey
09/16/2015
arrow icon It depends on the institution. I have seen some institutions...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
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How does the actual Victim of Crime ACT fit in with confidential or non confidential victim disclosures re: the crime victims’ rights, to prosecution, courts, and corrections?
Colette Laakso
09/16/2015
arrow icon Thank you so much for your important comments. As you know, ...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon I am referring criminally. As from my experience I am aware ...
Colette Laakso
09/16/2015
arrow icon Hi Colette, Do you mean VOCA? The criminal justice system an...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon Great question. VAWA forensic compliance and alternative rep...
Charnessa
09/16/2015
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Have you seen this new resource? Worth checking out. Changing Our Campus – resources for addressing sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking http://changingourcampus.org/
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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When a third party comes forward with information on sexual harassment, does the name of that third party ever have to be disclosed?
Sue D Weaver
09/16/2015
arrow icon The lawyer answer is "it depends"! If the Title IX complaint...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
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Important links we want to be sure you have at your fingertips (post 1 of 2): Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 – 1688): http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon Add'l Info: 2001 Department of Education Title IX Guidance ...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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If a campus has a formalized process within a community coordinated response team that does team case review, what are things to consider when discussing IX cases in that space?
Charnessa
09/16/2015
arrow icon Just a quick point that depending on the multi-disciplinary ...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
arrow icon Post 2- Second, if law enforcement participates in this case...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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Sheetal Chib
09/16/2015
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Could you speak to best practices or offer any recommendation's of things to consider when local rape crisis programs want to formalize a process within their SART protocol to include campus/university. (A...
Charnessa
09/16/2015
arrow icon Could you please notify me as well as to what the best pract...
Colette Laakso
09/16/2015
arrow icon Thank you so much for your question Charnessa. We would like...
Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
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With an administration who is hesitant to grant confidentiality to anyone who does not have privileged confidentiality, are there successful strategies that can be used to suppress that heartburn? The fea...
Jana
09/16/2015
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Stacy Malone
09/16/2015
arrow icon We signed an MOU for our independent community program to pr...
Kate Rohdenburg
09/16/2015
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Do you have any suggestions on what an advocate might provide in writing to a victim that would differentiate the privileged confidentiality versus the advocate confidentiality?
Jana
09/16/2015
arrow icon These are really great and big questions. We are working wit...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
arrow icon As a follow up question, is there a statute of limitations i...
Sheetal Chib
09/16/2015
arrow icon Post 2 of 2. Don't forget that merely having privilege is no...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
arrow icon Post 1 of 2. In our experience, students (of all ages) do no...
Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
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The college attorney for Title IX told the school that we could not disclose about a Title IX crime on campus. As deputy coordinator, I am concerned that the rumor mill is worse than a general statement ma...
Sue Weaver
09/16/2015
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Lindy Aldrich
09/16/2015
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Stacy Malone and Lindy Aldrich to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on best practices for Responding to Confid...
OVCRC
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