Entries by CAWS North Dakota

CAWS is Hiring: Member Services Specialist

Position Title: Member Services Specialist     Salary Range: $20.38-$24.70/hour plus benefits Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt Applications Due: August 19, 2019 Overview: CAWS North Dakota is a membership based non-profit domestic violence and sexual assault coalition. Our mission is to provide leadership and support in the identification, intervention and prevention of domestic and sexual violence. Our […]

Child sexual abuse victims — mental health support is critical

Original Post: The Hill | BY ASHELY GARLING, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR, 05/22/19 Google “child abuse” on any given day and you will find reports from across the nation. This year, there were reports of Baptist church leadersabusing children, some as young as 3 and the Pope’s acknowledgment of nuns being abused by church leaders. In both cases, investigations found […]

CAWS Hiring Domestic Violence Program Coordinator

  Position Title: Domestic Violence Program Coordinator Salary Range: $19.88-$27.25/hour plus benefits Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt Applications Due: May 16, 2019 Overview: CAWS North Dakota is a membership based non-profit domestic violence and sexual assault coalition. Our mission is to provide leadership and support in the identification, intervention and prevention of domestic and sexual violence. […]

NNEDV Urges Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

  July 26, 2018 – Today on Capitol Hill, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for reauthorization (H.R.6545). This legislation provides critical improvements to VAWA that would ensure survivors can access vital resources to heal from trauma and rebuild their lives. We commend Congresswoman Jackson Lee’s leadership and her […]

In The Wake Of #MeToo, More Victims Seek Help For Repressed Trauma

Original post by Sarah McCammon (NPR)| December 27, 2017 12:10 PM ET In Norfolk,Va. the YWCA South Hampton Roads’s crisis counselors have been answering calls on a 24-hour hotline that serves the region in southeast Virginia. They help victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and related types of abuse find shelter, counseling, and other services. “[We’re hearing from] […]

Fargo Police Chief David Todd featured in NYT Opinion Video on Gun Rights and Domestic Violence

FARGO – Fargo Police Chief David Todd has entered the gun debate on the national stage. In a video on The New York Times’ website and Facebook page, Todd shares his views on gun rights and gun control, and discusses the death of officer Jason Moszer. “Even as a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, I have […]

ND SAVIN System to be Renovated

Original article by Daniela Hurtado (KFYR-TV) | Dec 08, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. – Most crime victims want to know the status of the case against the accused. North Dakota’s statewide automated victim information and notification system or “SAVIN” provides that kind of information. SAVIN has seen updates in the last three months because of Marsy’s law, which is […]