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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
10/19/2016
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Are there any services that you are aware of that offer support to individuals who were found to be victims of a false allegation? It is not uncommon for those individuals to also experience PTSD or other...
CJ
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Are there any other similar resources which provide standards of conduct for service providers?
Jason S.
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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What is the recommended protocol for notifying individuals that have contacted our organization their personal data may have been hacked?
jill
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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do you have any advice on how we should evaluate survivors who want to volunteer? i am looking to ensure improve our processes to ensure we minimize the chances of bringing people on board that may not be ...
Elise
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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I am curious if any of the model standards have been formally added to victim academy training curriculums or if there are any resources that may assist with incorporating the model standards into other tr...
Blake
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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As the executive director of a newly established child advocacy center, I am struggling with ensuring the needs of victims are being met by all components of the multidisciplinary team. Since the CAC is p...
Denna
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
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The Model Standards are an excellent tool for updating agency policies and procedures. State Victim Assistance Academies might consider offering an overview of the Standards in their academy or offering an...
AMcCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
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Ideas on how to contact victims who move a lot
Marie West
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Our office is looking for some guidance on serving the LGBTQ community. Can you direct us any resources that could help us build our cultural competence in this area?
T Gilroy
10/19/2016
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Angie McCown
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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I am looking for updated guidelines on staff use of social media and other personal discussions outside of work. Can you recommend anything?
Shannon
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
10/19/2016
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Dana DeHart
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The recently released OVC publication, Achieving Excellence: Model Standards for Serving Victims & Survivors of Crime, can be found online at www.ovc.gov/model-standards
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10/19/2016
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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Dana DeHart and Angie McCown to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on Model Standards for Serving Victims and S...
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