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Crime Victims Awareness Week will be April 11-15 at Old Dominion University.

Events include:

April 12
"The Integrated Response to Violence"
3-4:15 p.m. Batten Arts and Letters Room 104
- "Domestic Violence" -- Bernadette Holmes, Norfolk State University
- "Elder Sexual Abuse" -- Jodi Teitelman, Virginia Commonwealth University
- "Medical Providers' Responses to Sexual Assault" -- Stacey Plichta, ODU
Moderator: Brian Payne, ODU

April 13
"The Neglected Sides of Violence"
11 a.m. to noon, Webb Center Hampton Room
- "Child Abuse & Domestic Violence: Their Co-Occurring Nature" -- Jonathan Appel, ODU
- "Violence and the Life Course -- Randy Gainey, ODU
Moderator: Randy Gainey

"Victims' Voices: Victims Advocates Perspectives"
7-9 p.m. Webb Center Cape Charles Room
Professionals will talk about responses to victims, services available and answers questions.

April 14
"Silent Victims: Visual Display of Victims"
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Webb Center South Mall

April 15
"Conceptualizing the Response to Family Violence"
11 a.m. to noon, Webb Center Cape Charles Room
- "A 'Justice System's' Perspective" -- Brian Payne, ODU
- "The Neglect of Child Neglect"-- Karen Polonko, ODU
Moderator: Becki Fogerty, ODU

Cosponsors include The Center for Family Violence Education and Research, The Women's Center and the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.

More information is available on the Web at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/ncvrw/welcome.html or by calling 683-3791.

This article was posted on: April 8, 2005

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