Attorney General Eric Holder Ceremoniousness Pioneer In Animal Advance Nurse Examiner Program
WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012
WASHINGTON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Attorney General Eric Holder accustomed a Animal Advance Resource Account (SARS) administrator with the National Abomination Victim Account Accolade today at the 2012 anniversary victim account awards ceremony, a commencement to the nation’s acknowledgment of National Abomination Victims’ Rights Week April 22-28, 2012.
“This year’s 12 awardees accept touched, bigger and even adored lives. Perhaps a lot of impressively, abounding of today’s accolade recipients accept accomplished these after-effects by transforming their own adventures into a absolute force for across-the-board change,” said Attorney General Holder. “Every one of them deserves the acclamation that is getting bestowed today – not alone for their arresting contributions in responding to attention and arresting abomination victims and their admired ones but aswell for the examples they accept set for others to follow.”
Dr. Linda Ledray accustomed the account for her added than 35 years of adherent account to animal advance victims and survivors. In 1977, Ledray created one of the aboriginal Animal Advance Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs, and has back accomplished SANEs throughout the United States and about the world. In 1992, she convened the aboriginal Minneapolis affair of SANEs, consistent in the conception of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). In 2001, she developed the aboriginal SANE-Adult/Adolescent International acceptance and accommodating the aboriginal National Animal Advance Response Team (SART) Training Conference for added than 650 professionals alive with victims of animal assault. She is currently developing a SANE affairs which appearance both an online training affairs and a analytic practicum for use in rural areas, decidedly Indian Country.
The National Abomination Victim Account Accolade ceremoniousness individuals and programs for their amazing efforts in absolute account to abomination victims. Through Dr. Ledray’s research-oriented access and avant-garde thinking, the advance of accretion for survivors of animal advance has changed. Countless victims of animal advance accept benefited from Dr. Ledray’s constant charge to high-quality and well-coordinated casework in the after-effects of agitated crime.
In accession to Dr. Linda Ledray, Attorney General Holder accustomed the efforts of eleven added recipients for their amazing efforts in the after-effects of a crime, as able-bodied as their able efforts to bigger serve the needs of victims with disabilities; for acceptable U.S. citizens victimized alfresco the United States; and for ensuring victims accept advantage and added casework at the accompaniment and bounded level.
The Office of Amends Programs, headed by Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary, provides federal administration in developing the nation’s accommodation to anticipate and ascendancy crime, administrate justice, and abetment victims. OJP has six components: the Bureau of Amends Assistance; the Bureau of Amends Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Amends and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART).
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