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2013 National Conference Presentations


Abuse in Later Life - Cristi Dugger


An Aging Network Response to Victims of Abuse and Neglect - Cyndi Patterson and Robin Coulon


An Integrated Response to Dating Violence - Tonya Turner and Brian Pinero


Addressing Oppression and Abuse Within the Latin@ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Communities - Jose Juan Lara


Answering the Hard Questions About Sexual Violence - Claudia J. Bayliff


Bringing Team Care Strategies and Resilience to Your Agency Staff - Katherine Manners and Lisa Tieszen


Bringing the War Home: Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence in Military Families - Pamela Jacobs


Communities Uniting Against Hate - Patrice O'Neill, Nazmia Alqadi and Victor Hwang


Creating an Effective Identity Theft Coalition - Kathleen Winn and Russell Butler


Empowering the Crime Victim: Navigating Criminal and Civil Battlefields - Michael Haggard, Esq.


Expanding Your Program Beyond the Traditional SANE Program - Jennifer Johnson


Expect Respect Support Groups: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Preventing Dating Abuse Among Vulnerable Youth - Barbara Ball


Firearms Prohibition and Domestic Violence - Sarah Henry


Forced Marriage in Immigrant Communities in the United States - Heather Heiman and Ramatu Bagura


Hindrances to Therapy: Working with Resistance - Joyce Jeffries and Charity Mackey


I Am Who I Am: LGBTQ and the Criminal Justice System - Emmanuel DeJesus


Improving Victim Response in Abusive Image Cases - Susan Howley


Joining Forces: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Working with Immigrant Victims of Crime - Laura Gomez-Horton and Glenaan O'Neill


Mindfulness Practices for Direct Service Providers to Victims of Crime - David Zlotnick


Model Standards for Serving Victims & Survivors of Crime: New Standards on Privacy, Confidentiality & Data Security - Dana DeHart and Cindy Southworth


Primary Prevention in the First State to Secede from the Union: Obstacles, Successes and Lessons Learned by the SC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - Rebecca Williams-Agee


Proposal Development - Lisa Jackson-Stephens


Protocol Evaluation Project: Enhancing the Criminal Justice System's Response to Domestic Violence - Renae Tenney and Chief Steve Campbell


Sexual Assault Prevention and Response in the Department of Defense - Maj. Gen. Gary Patton


Sexual Assault Victims and Victim Offender Dialogue - Angie McCown


Solution Focused Case Management with Victims of Crime - Emily Spence-Algamuer and Derrelynn Perryman


Speak Up for a Change: Resolving Conflict in the Workplace - Karen Kalergis


Tell the Story My Way - Sondra Miller


The History of Service Dogs. How Do They Work? - Janean Fossum


The Importance of Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in a Comprehensive Initiative to End Violence Against Women - Katherine TePas, Andre Rosay and Lauree Morton


Trafficking in Indian Country: What Everyone Should Know and Promising Practices - Stanley Pryor, Suzanne Tibbetts Young and Beth Holger-Ambrose


U Visas: Your Role in Helping Immigrant Crime Survivors - Rosie Hidalgo and Cecilia Friedman Levin


Vulnerable Adult and Elder Abuse - Kathleen Flynn Peterson and Brandon Vaughn


What's Happening with VOCA? - Steve Derene