“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. Of […]

Advocacy & Education Coordinator – NMHU, Las Vegas

Posted on 02. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Posting Date: November 19, 2014 Deadline Date: Open Until FilledPosition Title: Center Advocacy & Education Coordinator Salary Grade: 13 ‐ Minimum Starting $34,609Department: Center for Advocacy Resources Education & Support (CARES)Job Type: Regular/Full TimeReports To: Director‐Campus Violence Prevention Program FLSA: ExemptSUMMARY: Under the supervision of the NMHU CARES Director, provides campus advocacy services and education […]

Substance Abuse Counselor – Esperanza Shelter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Job Title: Substance Abuse CounselorProgram: Residential ShelterReports to: Residential Services CoordinatorHours:  40 hours per week, variablePay 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.REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in counseling or […]

Family Advocate/Case Manager – Esperanza Shelter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Job Title:         Family Advocate/Case ManagerProgram:          Residential ShelterReports To:     Residential Services CoordinatorHours:              40 Hours a weekRequirements: 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 skills. Access to own […]

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 CoordinatorSupervises: […]

Valencia Shelter Services Executive Director Alexandria Taylor – “We Don’t Need to See It to Believe It”

Posted on 02. Oct, 2014 by in Articles, News

Member program executive director and NMCADV board member shares her thoughts on our responsibility take action against violence.

Animal Abuse & Domestic Violence – Pam Wiseman & Daniel Abram on KSFR

Posted on 24. Sep, 2014 by in Events, News, Projects

NMCADV Executive Director Pam Wiseman and Animal Protection of New Mexico Deputy Director Daniel Abram give their informative views on animal abuse and domestic violence and talk about our project the Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE). 

NMCADV attends the first meeting of the Conceptual Clarity Project

Posted on 23. Sep, 2014 by in Articles, Events, Meetings, News

Last week in Ann Arbor, MI experts from around the country met to explore the future of Batterer Intervention Programs. NMCADV executive director Pam Wiseman was proud to attend and be part of this project. The Conceptual Clarity Project will be ongoing and continue to develop advancements and innovations to batterer programs. There has been some skepticism […]

NMCADV Executive Director Pam Wiseman comments on the Ray Rice incident

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by in Events, News

September 10, 2014Advocates around the country reacted with surprise and relief when the Ray Rice domestic violence incident received so much media attention. After all, this is the sort of thing – and worse – that domestic violence advocates see every day. Unfortunately, in many places, the commission of an act of domestic violence is […]