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National Crime Victim's Rights Week (NCVRW) releases 2019 theme

on 04/01/2019 11:30 AM
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be commemorated April 7–13, 2019. This year's theme is Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future. Every year, this weeklong initiative promotes victims' rights and honors crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s theme celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a fu...
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Save Your Community's Safety Net!

on 03/25/2019 9:47 AM
CALL FRANKFORT MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY TO SAVE YOUR COMMUNITY’S SAFETY NET!!   Do you want to live in a community that has no one addressing the Hepatitis A public health epidemic?  No access to mental health and addiction services?  Where victims of domestic violence or rape have nowhere to go?  Where children who are victims of abuse have no services avai...
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Job Opening - CHFC

on 03/11/2019 10:19 PM
The Clinical Services Branch of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is seeking a state administrator for domestic violence services including the FVPSA Grant, as well as a consultant to department staff on DV issues and cases of children with complex behavioral needs. BH/DID Program Administrator (19-000001428).   Learn more at https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/a...
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Job Openings - Lotus

on 02/19/2019 10:39 AM
Applications are being accepted for the following positions:   Full Time Therapist – Master’s degree in an approved mental health discipline, with a LCSW, LPA/LPP or higher, and a license to practice in Kentucky.  Minimum of two (2) years counseling experience required.   Full Time Family Advocate - Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university and...
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Job Opening - Adanta Sexual Assault Resource Center

on 02/10/2019 12:04 PM
For requirements and application, visit http://gohire.org/job/asarc-therapist-pulaski-county/
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Job Opening - LRC

on 01/10/2019 8:57 PM
Job Announcement: Deputy Director   Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in an organization committed to social change? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC] is a small, nonprofit organization devoted to improving legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate custody cases. The LRC’s major initiatives include the fol...
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Job Opening - Victims Advocate

on 12/17/2018 6:31 PM
The Office of Commonwealth's Attorney, Sharon R. Muse is currently accepting applications for a Victims Advocate position. The position will serve Bourbon, Scott & Woodford Counties within the 14th Judicial Circuit.    Applying candidates should have a 4 year degree. Resumes or questions related to the job opening can be sent to SharonRMuse@gma...
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#HandsOffIX

on 12/06/2018 12:52 PM
Now is our time to speak out about the proposed changes to Title IX regulation. Educate yourself. Educate others. Make your voice heard. #HandsOffIX    
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Job Opening - KASAP

on 12/05/2018 3:24 PM
The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs located in Frankfort has a full time opening for a statewide SANE/SART Coordinator. Read Job Description   Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to KASAP, PO Box 4028, Frankfort, KY 40604 or to erecktenwald@kasap.org   Deadline for application is December 28, 2018
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Job Opening - National Guard

on 11/27/2018 2:06 PM
Responsibilities As a VICTIM ADVOCATE COORDINATOR - TITLE 5, GS-0301-9, you will serve with the JFHQ Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) as the designated specialist of victim support services. Coordinate and oversee implementation of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and Sexual Harassment Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Programs. Manage sexual assault aware...
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Job Opening - Simon House

on 10/31/2018 8:05 PM
Simon House, a non-profit social service agency located in Frankfort, Kentucky, seeks an energetic and motivated person to serve as executive director. Simon House provides housing for homeless women who are pregnant or have children and also assists low income community families.   The Executive Director is responsible for overall administration and operation of S...
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Job Opening - PEACC

on 07/30/2018 11:37 AM
Learn more and apply here: https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=176777797&Title=Program%20Coordinator%20Senior%20%28Job%20Id%3A%2035015%29&aID=7137  
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Job Opening - KASAP - Advocacy Specialist

on 07/05/2018 9:24 PM
Advocacy Specialist (Focus on Underserved Populations)   Our Values: We are committed to serving all survivors and working toward the prevention of sexual violence. KASAP and its member programs do not discriminate against anyone on the basis of disability, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, color, national origin, immigration status, incarceration, age, socio...
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Job Opening - KCADV

on 06/19/2018 9:19 AM
Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCADV) seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA Economic Empowerment Resource Specialist to assist with capacity building and resource development. This position will have the unique opportunity to develop key marketing materials, lead our annual Purple Purse fundraising campaign, and work with Domestic Violence Programs around the state to end intimate partner vio...
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CDC Data Brief

on 05/16/2018 10:26 AM
Update from CDC: New Data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) A brief report highlights survey data from 2015 CDC has released National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), 2015 Data Brief. Sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are serious public health problems affecting millions of people in the United States each ...
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Legislative News

on 03/12/2018 11:01 AM
FRANKFORT –Senator Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, has filed legislation to ensure sexual violence awareness training for medical professionals.    Senate Bill 238 would require a three-hour sexual violence-training course for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and emergency medical technicians as part of their continuing education requirements.   The t...
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THE COST OF NOT TESTING SAFE KITS IN KENTUCKY: AN ECONOMIC HARM STUDY

on 02/16/2018 2:56 PM
THE COST OF NOT TESTING SAFE KITS IN KENTUCKY: AN ECONOMIC HARM STUDY JANUARY 1, 2018 A REPORT FOR THE SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE By Stephenie Hoelscher, SSH Consulting   FOREWARD In a perfect world, one with infinite resources, this exercise wouldn’t be necessary. But we live in an imperfect world and a Commonwealth with limited resources, where tough...
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NSVRC Hiring

on 02/01/2018 9:33 PM
Karen Baker, the current Director of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) on March 1, 2018. Baker will succeed PCAR CEO Delilah Rumburg, who recently announced her retirement after serving PCAR/NSVRC for more than two decades.   As part of this succession, the Pennsylvania Coalition ...
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Victim Assistance Conference

on 01/03/2018 8:24 AM
SAVE THE DATE! Victim Assistance Conference June 12-13th, 2018 Administrative Office of the Courts, Frankfort, KY Free and Open to Survivors, Victim Advocates, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Allied Professionals   Request for Proposals: Please submit workshop proposals by February 14, 2018, using this link: https://1drv.ms/xs/s!Av6ykJaPpNxuhnYnjnoS81w_5xHM?wdFormId=...
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A Look at Jenna's Law

on 01/03/2018 8:11 AM
Sex involves the potential for life-shaping consequences; that's why consent - real consent - must be a pillar of lawful sex. Real consent requires equity in ability to assess harm & voluntary decision-making, free from coercion. Strict liability allows Kentuckians to draw age-based lines concerning consent that reflect common sense & brain science. >> Read More   ...
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