NIJ has video available of Dr. Rebecca Campbell speaking at one of their symposiums on her research regarding SANE programs and their impact on the criminal justice system. This discussion is broken up into four segments:

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The conversation over at the OVC web forum on sustainability has been terrific. I'm still working on responses to all of the questions, but you can see everything that's been posted here. Just scroll down to "Sustainability of Victim Services"--you'll see the hot topics button next to it!

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Did you know that the Foundation Center now has a librarian available to chat with you in real time as you tackle grant writing and fundraising issues? It's a great resource for those of us with immediate gratification issues (e.g. when emailing that question just doesn't get a quick enough response).
 
Keep in mind that there probably won't be anyone available for live chat at 11:30 the night before your grant is due, so plan accordingly:)

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The SAFE TA project is hosting a free webinar on victim privacy October 13th from 2-3:30 ET. Susan Chasson, an IAFN past president and practicing SANE, and Jessica Mindlin, an attorney from the Victim Rights Law Center and NSVRC advisory board member, will be the featured presenters.
 
You can find all the info at the Forensic Health site, where I posted session and registration details this morning.

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If you've read this site for any period of time, you know I'm a big fan of Harvard Business Publishing's multiple blogs. There's a lot of wisdom over there, much of it arriving in the snack-sized servings my short attention span can manage. Two terrific (and unrelated) posts from the past week caught my attention today:
 

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Just a reminder that we still have a handful of spots available for the leadership and management workshop we will be doing at IAFN in Atlanta this year. The workshop will be all day on Saturday, Oct. 24th. If you have any interest in attending, please register soon. Among the topics we will be covering:

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We frequently make recommendations about matters of communication in the sustainability project: annual employee evaluations, staff meetings, and unfortunately sometimes, even staff terminations. It's definitely a skill to effectively communicate as a program manager; it's an even greater skill to effectively deliver bad news within that role.

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I'm excited to announce that I will be hosting a web forum on sustainability for OVC on September 30th from 2-3pm ET. The session is free and doesn't require advanced registration. You can find information on how to participate here. And for those of you who aren't available to participate live, there are opportunities to submit your questions in advance--everything is archived for later review.
 

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If you were unable to attend NSAC last week, or just didn't get to my session, and would like a copy of the slides, you can find them here. To print them out, simply click on the More tab on the upper left corner of the slides and in the drop down menu, you'll see an option to print.

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Posting may be a bit light this week while I'm at the NSAC conference in Alexandria. For those of you attending, please stop by and say hello--you'll be able to find me presenting 2 sessions this week, including one on Sustainability.
 
Hope to see you there!

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