Registration Open: AdCare to Offer MCEDV Mental Health Curriculum in Saco

June 6th & 7th, join trainers from MCEDV and Violence No More, York County’s Certified Batterer Intervention Program, for 12 hours of training in family and intimate partner violence. This curriculum was developed to meet the training requirements for Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Licensed Professional Counselors as described  in L.D 1238126 Legis.2013 and includes four 3-hour modules.…

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MCEDV Statement on Efforts to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

H.R. 1585, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), was introduced in the United States House of Representatives last week. This bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pennsylvania) and Rep. Karen Bass (D-California), presents the opportunity to maintain crucial funding for victims’ services and strengthen VAWA’s commitment to at-risk communities.   The Violence Against Women Act…

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Save-the-Date: MCEDV Offers Training for Mental Health Professionals to Meet 2020 Licensure Requirements

MCEDV will offer our 12 hour training curriculum for mental health professionals this spring. Trainings will take place in Augusta, in collaboration with Family Violence Project, our local member. Additional dates and locations will be added soon. This training was developed to meet the 2020 licensure requirement for social workers, counselors and psychologists. Please save…

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MCEDV Statement on Changes to OVW Website

Many of our partners have expressed concern about changes to the definition of domestic violence reportedly made by the Trump administration, according to an article in Slate. We are grateful for the support and solidarity of our community in the face of a reported threat.  We want to clarify that, while the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women’s website…

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