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Elder Abuse in Indian Country

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OVC is hosting a web forum November 4th from 2-3pm ET: Serving Elder Abuse Victims in Indian Country. You can submit questions in advance and then return to the site on the 4th for some real-time discussion. If you can’t make it, all the answers will be archived and available for review at a later date.

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Assault in Nursing

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Medscape’s One Question Blog posted a new question the other day: have you, as a nurse, been assaulted and/or threatened by a family member either physically or mentally? If so, please share your experiences. How did you handle the situation immediately? Lock the workplace? How did those in charge in your setting handle your situation?

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October 28, 2009 at 10:51 am

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

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Sorry for the lack of wrap-up last week–things were fairly hectic and the Sustainability site got a bit neglected. We’re back this week, though, and you’ll find some good stuff there:

Today’s a call day for me, and I’m stuck in my windowless office at the DOVE Program. But that may be okay, because it is a cold and rainy day here in the CLE. Hope it’s a bit more hospitable wherever you are…

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October 9, 2009 at 8:27 am

Weekly Wrap-Up @ the Sustainability Blog

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Much of the content on the sustainability site this week was pretty self-centered, I must say. But hopefully it’s useful, so, if you’ll indulge me:

I’m off to the wilds of Colorado this weekend and will be working from there most of next week. I’ll try and keep posts pretty regular, assuming my connectivity is reasonable. Have a great weekend!

Responding to Homeless Victims of Sexual Assault

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OVC has another free web forum coming up August 26th from 2-3pm ET: Responding to Homeless Victims of Sexual Assault. No registration is required. Jessy Haywood, community educator and trainer at the Center for Women and Families, and Katya Fels Smyth, founder of the Full Frame Initiative and On the Rise, Inc., will be facilitating the discussion. To find out how to participate in this session, you can check out the directions here.

Just a head’s up: I’m facilitating one of these at the end of September on program sustainability. I’ll post more on it when I have the official details.

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August 17, 2009 at 8:40 am

Sexual Violence Against Individuals With Disabilities

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On July 22nd, from 2-3pm ET, OVC will be hosting a web forum on addressing sexual violence against individuals with disabilities. If you’ve been a regular reader of this blog, you know how the web forums work; if you’re a new reader (welcome!), you can read about how to participate here. Heather Kamper from Austin, TX will be facilitating the session. Participation is free and no registration is required.

For previous web forums, visit their archives list on the main page.

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July 16, 2009 at 6:55 am

Working with LGBTIQ Survivors of Violence

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OVC is hosting a web forum June 24th at 2pm on best practices for assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersexed, and queer (LGBTIQ) survivors of violence. As with other OVC web forums, questions are submitted in advance and then discussed live during the foum. For information on how to participate click here. You can view previous web forum discussions here.