Grammy’s House Receives $20k Grant from the Mary Kay Foundation

Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by in News

Artesia, NM (October 3, 2013) – In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay FoundationSM has awarded $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Grammy’s House, Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc.  in Artesia, NM received one of the $20,000 […]

Federal Shutdown Jeopardizes Domestic Violence Victims and Programs

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by in News

Reposted from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (view original) OCTOBER 1, 2013 The level of uncertainty for domestic violence victims and the programs that serve them increased today as the federal government shut down due to an unfinished funding bill. Domestic violence victims often rely on government supports to maintain their safety and […]

Board Training Available for Coalition Programs

Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by in News

Domestic violence organizations face unique challenges that need to be understood by their boards of directors in order to maintain healthy organizations that are responsive to the needs of victims and survivors. In 2013, the NM Coalition teamed up with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence to present, record, and make a series of board training […]

VAWnet.org publishes an introduction to trauma-informed domestic violence services

Posted on 25. May, 2013 by in Articles, Projects, Training

Building on over 20 years of work, the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has put into practice a framework that integrates a trauma-informed approach with a DV victim advocacy lens. This new 3-part Special Collection, developed by NCDVTMH in collaboration with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), reflects this integrated perspective and […]

Heinrich Calls For Swift Passage of the Violence Against Women Act

Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by in News

    For Immediate Release Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Contact:  Whitney Potter, (202) 228-1578   Heinrich Calls For Swift Passage of the Violence Against Women Act   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 30, 2013) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is pressing for swift passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill he has cosponsored that would […]

Safety Net Presentation – Domestic Violence Screening Protocol for Medical Providers

Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 by in Meetings, Projects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlR4qPp5J-M Presentation by Kristin Carmichael of CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center on the Safety Net program to the Santa Fe Coordinated Community Response Council (CCRC) on January 16, 2013.  The Safety Net Program was developed by the CCRC Medical Action Team.

2013 Legislative Preview by Daniel Manzano

Posted on 18. Jan, 2013 by in News

Director of Policy, Daniel Manzano, speaking at the quarterly Santa Fe Coordinated Community Response Council meeting on January 16, 2013.  You can contact Daniel at daniel@nmcadv.org. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS94rS-JMIY

Overview of Proposed Rules on Mediation in Regards to Domestic Violence

Posted on 17. Oct, 2012 by in News

Many thanks to David Levin for presenting this overview and discussion of the New Mexico Supreme Court’s proposed rules on court-connected mediation programs.  The comment period is open for another week, and this presentation may give programs enough understanding to send comments. Download the Rules, with highlighted sections from today’s discussion Instructions for submitting comments […]

New Core Advocacy Training (40hr) Launched

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by in News, Training

During 2012-2013, we committed to redesigning the 40 hour training – beginning with the name.  The 40 hour “basic” training is now the “Core Advocacy Training“.  The format is novel – 20 hours online and a 20 hours in-person.  Much to my relief, it seems to have been a great success!  I owe much of […]

NMCADV Fall Sessions of the Core Advocacy Training (40-hour)

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in Training

We are now 2 weeks into the first session.   Webinars and weekly independent study tasks are ongoing.  Two more webinars in the followed by the in-person meeting September 5th-7th in Alamagordo.  Registration links below. The Core Advocacy Training is a 40-hour initial skills and knowledge training for advocates of domestic violence victims/survivors in New Mexico, funded by the […]