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 […]

NMCADV to Honor Community Heroes

Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by in Events, News

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  To commemorate the strides community leaders and businesses make to stamp out domestic violence in their communities, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is proud to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual Community Hero Awards. These “Community Heroes” have exemplified tremendous community support for their local domestic […]

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 […]

The IDEAS Conference is back!

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

The IDEAS Conference is coming back in Fall 2013. (Dates to be announced.)  If you have IDEAS about what you would like to see included in the conference, email David River at david@nmcadv.org    Check back soon for more information!

NMCADV Addresses Confidentiality Concerns

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

Confidentiality is arguably one of the most important but challenging aspects of domestic violence work. According to NMCADV Director, Pam Wiseman, “We want to clarify this issue for our programs, law enforcement, and others who deal with victims or perpetrators of violence.” Domestic violence programs and stakeholders from around New Mexico will convene in Santa […]

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/