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Job Opening - Office of the Attorney General

on 10/19/2017 6:08 PM
The Office of the Attorney General, Office of Victims Advocacy is seeking applicants for the positions of KY Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Site Coordinator and KY Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Victim Advocate pursuant to a 3 year federal grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, US Department of Justice. Interested applicants should send contact Gretchen Hunt at Gretchen.hunt@ky.gov ...
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#MeToo

on 10/17/2017 4:50 PM
From our colleauges at Hollaback!:   There is something very powerful happening right now on social media. After revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual assault and harassment, survivors are sharing their personal experiences with the hashtag #MeToo.  This spontaneous movement is trending across the United States and around the world. In a span of 24 hours,...
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Job Opening - Silverleaf

on 10/17/2017 4:43 PM
Silverleaf Sexual Trauma Recovery Services is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director who will be based in Elizabethtown, KY. We are seeking exceptional candidates with personal and professional passion, drive, and commitment to our mission. The Executive Director will play an integral role, as both a stellar communicator and innovative leader, as we strive to create a world free of s...
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Results of Backlog Testing in Kentucky

on 07/31/2017 9:26 AM
This indictment brings us one step closer toward bringing justice to this survivor. We commend Louisville Metro PD and the the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney of Jefferson County for their hard work and leadership on this and the other backlog cases, and are confident this is the first of many perpetrators who will be apprehended as a result of the effort to test the 3,000-plus untested ...
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Job Opening - New Beginnings

on 07/10/2017 8:47 AM
WE ARE HIRING! New Beginnings specializes in the healing of survivors who have experienced sexual abuse/sexual assault.  We are seeking a full time dynamic and dedicated certified or licensed clinical therapist for our Hartford KY office.     Duties and Responsibilities: Provide individual, family and group therapy for survivors of sexual violence and others affected ...
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New Kentucky Laws

on 07/04/2017 11:40 AM
Kentucky’s new laws from the 2017 legislative session, unless containing an “emergency clause” or other effective date, went into effect June 29, 2017. Learn more: Overview of New Laws KASAP 2017 Legislative Priorities
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SAFE Kit Research webpage now available

on 06/22/2017 4:16 PM
Project Description: In 2017, The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General’s Office on Victims Advocacy provided funding for the Kentucky SAFE Kit Backlog Research Project to examine the problem of unsubmitted sexual assault forensic examination (SAFE) kits that were collected but never submitted to a crime lab for analysis.  The SAFE KIT Backlog Research Project is employing a holistic ...
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JOB OPENING - KCN

on 06/19/2017 10:04 PM
The Kentucky CASA Network seeks a dynamic Director of Network Training to provide leadership in the planning of long and short-term training needs for local CASA programs, staff, and volunteers. This position conducts training as appropriate, ensures quality trainings are available, and facilitates technical assistance to programs on developing and enhancing their volunteer and staff training prog...
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JOB OPENING - CWF

on 06/19/2017 9:39 PM
The Center for Women and Families seeking Vice President of Programs (Executive) Louisville, Kentucky     The Vice President (VP) of Programs is a key member of The Center’s Executive Team, working directly with the President/CEO and the Board of Directors. This role is integral in developing organizational strategies, insuring mission alignment, managing growth and ...
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Job OPENING - KASAP

By Lana Stephens on 06/12/2017 7:31 AM
New position at Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs KASAP is hiring!   We’re looking for a VOCA Coordinator to facilitate service provision by the VOCA funded rape crisis centers via technical support and VOCA compliance review. This is a full time position. Please review Position Description below for job duties and required qualifications.    KASAP i...
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Cost Analysis for a High School Based Bystander Intervention

on 02/21/2017 8:50 AM
Abstract Costs of providing the Green Dot bystander-based intervention, shown to be effective in the reduction of sexual violence among Kentucky high school students, were estimated based on data from a large cluster-randomized clinical trial. Rape Crisis Center Educators were trained to provide Green Dot curriculum to students. Implementing Green Dot in schools (N = 13) randomized to the int...
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Recognition for SB 63

on 02/15/2017 11:27 AM
For Immediate Release  February 15, 2017 Contact: Danielle Clore  (859) 963-3203 x3  danielle@kynonprofits.org  www.kynonprofits.org   State Association of Nonprofits Presents Advocacy Awards to Members and Legislators (FRANKFORT, Ky.—) Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the state association of nonprofit organizations, presented eight member organizations, ...
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