NMCADV supporting Strangulation definitions in NM laws

Posted on 26. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

Our Policy Coordinator Lisa Weisenfeld interviewed this weekend with KOB Eyewitness News 4 to explain the importance of defining strangulation in NM civil and criminal codes in a bill proposed for this year’s legislative session. Strangulation victims are 7 times more likely to later on become victims of homicide. Our hope is to strengthen our […]

NMCADV will host Legislative Session Roundhouse Event

Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by in Events

HOW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES IN NEW MEXICO CREATE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT SANTA FE, NM – A diverse group of executive directors from domestic violence programs across the state of New Mexico will speak on their innovative approaches to providing victim services and the unique impact they each have on their communities. The event “RESULTS: Why Domestic […]

“Licenses help violence victims in several ways” – Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Enlace Comunitario

Posted on 12. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News, Policy Events

Member program Enlace Comunitario Executive Director Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez urges NM Governor Martinez and other state legislators to carefully consider repealing the law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain state driver’s licenses because of how it impacts domestic violence victims. ————————————From the Albuquerque Journal: “Gov. Susana Martinez is well known for her commitment to work against domestic violence. Domestic violence statistics […]

Enlace Comunitario – Case Manager/Advocate

Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Case Manager/Advocate Enlace Comunitario (EC), a social justice non-profit organization led by Latina immigrants in Albuquerque, NM seeks applications for a Case Manager/Advocate. With a staff of approximately 30, EC provides direct services to more than 1000 victims of domestic violence a year and engages former victims and community members in prevention and advocacy efforts. […]

“Defending Childhood” released by Department of Justice

Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by in Articles, News, Research & Data

The Department of Justice recently released a report from the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The report called “Defending Childhood” exposes a startling look at children’s exposure to violence across the country.  “Exposure to violence is a national crisis that affects approximately two out of every three of our children. […]

Advocacy & Education Coordinator – NMHU, Las Vegas

Posted on 02. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Posting Date: November 19, 2014 Deadline Date: Open Until Filled Position Title: Center Advocacy & Education Coordinator Salary Grade: 13 ‐ Minimum Starting $34,609 Department: Center for Advocacy Resources Education & Support (CARES) Job Type: Regular/Full Time Reports To: Director‐Campus Violence Prevention Program FLSA: Exempt SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the NMHU CARES Director, provides […]

Substance Abuse Counselor – Esperanza Shelter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor Program: Residential Shelter Reports to: Residential Services Coordinator Hours:  40 hours per week, variable Pay Range: $17-$19 per hour, medical/dental benefits available; paid leave; employer-sponsored retirement plan. DESCRIPTION: The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for providing therapeutic support and intervention of adult survivors of domestic violence who are dealing with substance abuse issues. […]

Family Advocate/Case Manager – Esperanza Shelter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Job Title:         Family Advocate/Case Manager Program:          Residential Shelter Reports To:     Residential Services Coordinator Hours:              40 Hours a week Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services related field or a combination of relevant education, training, and experience totaling 4 years. Must have documented training in interviewing techniques and writing assessments. Excellent crisis management […]

NMCADV joins YWCA New Mexico in a Week Without Violence

Posted on 13. Oct, 2014 by in Events, News

During the third week of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 13-17,  the NMCADV is proudly partnering with YWCA New Mexico and other local co-sponsors in a Week Without Violence. A Week Without Violence has been sponsored by YWCA’s across the country for the past 20 years to raise awareness about domestic violence and inspire communities […]

Children’s Life Skills Facilitator – Enlace Comunitario

Posted on 07. Oct, 2014 by in Jobs

ENLACE COMUNITARIO seeks bilingual (SP/ENG) Children’s Life Skills Facilitator with BA in related field to work with immigrant child witnesses of domestic violence. Facilitator will also back up crisis phone line. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Email resume and cover letter to info@enlacenm.org.  Job Description:Children’s Life Skills FacilitatorDepartment: Supportive ServicesReports to: Volunteer and Supportive Services […]