CCADV hosts an Online Learning Center (OLC) in partnership with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) to provide professionals working with domestic violence survivors and their families with additional training options. These online, on-demand courses provide participants with uniform, self-paced training. Participants receive a certificate upon successful completion of a course. This is an on-going project that CCADV will continue to build and strengthen. Available Courses DV 101 Understanding Batterers Introduction to Client-Centered Advocacy
Tickets are now available at www.bravenewfilms.org/dfs to see the national premiere of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA on March 22 that CCADV is co-sponsoring with the Denver Film Society and four other gun violence prevention organizations. This is a major opportunity to raise awareness about the high price our society pays for the huge profits amassed by gun manufacturers through their political arm, the NRA. Given the high demand for these tickets and to promote
CCADV Call for Bloggers: Share your thoughts; change the world! The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence is looking for guest and regular bloggers, and we want to hear from YOU. “Why blog?” you ask. Here are just a few reasons: Because you have something to say. Because sharing your experiences will be helpful for others. Because you can commiserate joys and concerns in ways only those who have worked in the field can understand. Because in
By Abha CCADV Blogger Our first audio Blog! Listen as Abha describes how it can be difficult for some immigrant DV victims to enjoy the holidays in the United States. Some of her insights may surprise you...
CCADV member programs in the news: read about some of the great work being done around the state of Colorado to create safer communities for us all! Behind the scenes of Archuleta County Victim Assistance: "While many Pagosa area residents may have noticed the purple ribbon-clad lamp posts around town commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October, many might not know the people who operate behind the scenes of the Archuleta County Victim Assistance Program
My own home scares me. By Abha CCADV Blogger Homelessness continues to be a cause of increasing concern among women who experience domestic violence. It is said that, “92% of homeless mothers were victims of sexual assault.” There have been horrifying stories of women being forced to flee their houses in fear of being hit or abused. The story worsens with certain sections of immigrant women who face abuse. Many a times, it so happens
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From: http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/system-makes-it-easier-domestic-violence-victims-get-help Local law enforcement agencies are hoping to simplify the process of getting help to victims of domestic violence. On Tuesday (10/20) Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt police joined the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office in creating the Valley’s first Advocate Initiated Response referral system. The system, known as AIR, will bring a simple change. Right now, officers give information to victims of domestic violence about a local advocacy program called RESPONSE. But, it’s up to
CCADV’s CCRT project is based on the Praxis, International’s Blueprint for Safety and the work of CCADV's CCRTs were recently in Praxis’ Rural Digest. For the full article, click here. "To span the vast and dynamic geographic and political landscapes of their state, The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) sought and received funding from OVW’s Rural Program to improve victim safety and offender accountability by working with four rural communities to expand or develop an effective coordinated