NMCADV Executive Director Appointed by the NM Supreme Court to the Children’s Court Improvement Commission (CCIC)

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in News, Policy Events

The Children’s Court Improvement Commission, an advisory board of the New Mexico Supreme Court, is devoted to improving judicial proceedings related to child abuse and neglect, and foster care and adoption.  From its beginnings in 1995 as the Court Improvement Project Task, the Commission has been comprised of numerous stake holders from many fields throughout […]

Allstate Financial Empowerment Conference

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in Events, News, Training

Two of NMCADV’s Associate Trainers, Anna Blauw (The Healing House, Deming) and Perry Lawson (COPE, Alamogordo) along with the NMCADV Board President, Carol Horwitz (Santa Fe) recently attended a three day training on victim’s financial empowerment in Chicago. Expenses were paid by the Allstate Foundation. According to Carol Horwitz, “We are anxious to bring this […]

NMCADV Associate Trainer Program

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by in News, Training

In response to the need for affordable and accessible domestic violence training ,  NMCADV recently selected 10 people from around the state to become trainers for the Coalition. This group will learn about  cutting edge approaches to domestic violence prevention and intervention and  then spread their knowledge and expertise throughout  the state. According to NMCADV […]

NMCADV receives the 2012 Outstanding Community Partner Award!

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by in News

The New Mexico Housing Authority has recognized the NMCADV for their contribution and commitment to the statewide community.  We are honored to receive the award and appreciate the New Mexico MFA’s acknowledgement of our service.  Executive Director Pam Wiseman accepted the award. Representatives of the MFA had some wonderful remarks acclaiming our efforts: “The Outstanding […]

New Legislative Updates

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by in News, Policy Events

August 2012 updates and our 2013 Legislative Priorities have been added to the Legislative Updates page!  Check them out here: http://www.nmcadv.org/policy/legislative-updates/

Accessibility Project – New Website Feature

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by in News

The NMCADV has been working very hard to launch the Accessibility Project (formerly just the LEP project).  We have added a new feature to our website that can be accessed through the Accessibility Project tab at the top of the page.  You can now ask for pre-approval, request a reimbursement, and submit demographics information all […]

Our Own Claudia Pineda in National Article on Domestic Violence and the Latino Community

Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by in News

Today Claudia Pineda was highlighted in an article on NBC Latino, in which she discusses the intersection of domestic violence and Latino culture.  In addition to being a counselor at Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families in Santa Fe, working with men who batter and their families, Claudia is an Associate Trainer with the NMCADV and […]

Announcing the Trauma Informed Practice Project (TIPP)

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by in News, Projects

New Mexico has been selected to be one of three states that will receive extensive training and technical assistance on trauma informed practice from the National Resource Center on Domestic Abuse, Trauma, and Mental Health.  For convenience, we are calling this initiative the Trauma Informed Practice Project, or “TIPP”.  TIPP includes a broad range of […]

PODCAST: Terri Pease on Trauma-Informed Practice

Posted on 08. Mar, 2012 by in News, Podcasts

In this interview, Dr. Pease describes the world of trauma-informed practice and, along with Pam Wiseman of NMCADV, discusses the five- year partnership between the NM Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health. Training and technical assistance resources from the Center can be found at http://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/.  If you are a […]

Monthly Advocacy Round Table Webinar – February 24th

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by in News

Our next Round Table Webinar will be Friday, February 24th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  You can join in through your computer and/or phone to hear Jordon Johnson from All Families Matter discuss How to Work with the LGBT Community: Creating Inclusive Spaces.  Registration is limited to the first 100, is open to anyone, […]