Newsletter 2014 DVAM Special Edition

WSCADV Honors Patti Bland, NCDVTMH’s Substance Abuse Training Director

In September, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence honored Margaret Hobart, Ann Ganley, and NCDVTMH Substance Abuse Training Director, Patti Bland, MA, CDP. All three were inducted into WSCADV’s 2014 Hall of Fame, which honors individuals whose work on domestic violence … Continue reading

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We joined Twitter! Follow us @ncdvtmh

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is now on Twitter! Follow us! @ncdvtmh https://twitter.com/ncdvtmh    

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New SAMHSA Publication: Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

In July 2014, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach. As described, “The purpose of the paper is to develop a working concept of trauma and a … Continue reading

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NCDVTMH’s Director Interviewed by Athealth.com

In October 2014, Athealth.com, an online health information site that brings together clinicians, academicians, and students committed to meeting the diverse needs of those with mental health concerns, interviewed NCDVTMH’s Director, Carole Warshaw, MD. With an audience of mental health … Continue reading

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Understanding Trauma and the Body Teleseminar by the Breathe Network

The Breathe Network launched its first teleseminar “Understanding Trauma and the Body” with Lara Veon, LPC, RYT, as part of a series of online education and training workshops intended to increase our community understandings of the impacts of trauma and … Continue reading

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Now Available: Fact Sheet Summarizing Current Research on IPV, Mental Health and Chronic Illness

Extensive research over the years has established the link between experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) and a number of physical health, mental health, and substance use-related consequences. NCDVTMH routinely incorporates new research on these topics into training, consultation, and publications. … Continue reading

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Now Available: State Mental Health Administrators Survey Report

Following the 2005 endorsement of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) Position Statement on Services and Supports to Trauma Survivors, many states have begun initiatives to integrate an understanding of the effects of trauma into their policies, … Continue reading

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NCDVTMH guest edits special issue of Synergy in honor of DV Awareness Month

What does it mean to employ an accessible and trauma-informed framework when working with survivors and their children in the context of legal proceedings? The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) served as guest editor for … Continue reading

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NICABM webinar series: Rethinking Trauma

This upcoming series highlights top clinicians and researchers in the field who will discuss the latest findings and techniques in the treatment of trauma, along with practical guides and how-to’s for immediate application. The series will launch on Wednesday, October 15th and … Continue reading

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NCADV launches online database for finding local DV programs

For the first time ever, people will have access to approximately 3,000 domestic violence organizations—all from their desktop, tablet, or smartphone. This new online resource replaces the NCADV print directory, and the information now can be accessed by multiple people at … Continue reading

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