MNADV Serving Survivors During COVID-19
The Maryland Domestic Violence Service Providers remain committed to serving survivors of intimate partner violence. To learn how local programs are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, click on the following links: Allegany County Family Crisis Resource Center 24 Hour Helpline: 301-759-9244 Emergency Shelter Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or..
Coping with Traumatic Stress: The Legal Perspective
On Wednesday, April 15 at 3:00pm via Facebook Live, TurnAround, Inc. will host “Coping with Traumatic Stress: The Legal Perspective”, focusing on the legal needs of survivors. While Maryland courts are currently closed to the public; the courts are continuing to hear certain types of emergency matters. Maryland Legal Aid attorney,..
MNADV is seeking a Curriculum Development Consultant
The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) is seeking a Curriculum Development Consultant to design a comprehensive Train-the-Trainer Facilitator Guide for the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). The LAP, created by MNADV in 2005, is an innovative strategy to prevent domestic violence homicides and serious injuries. The LAP provides an easy and effective method for law..
MNADV continues to provide technical assistance to address safety of survivors
MNADV staff will continue to work remotely and remain available for technical assistance via telephone (301) 429-3601 and email [click here for staff list]. We are committed to working with local programs to address the safety of survivors of domestic violence in response to COVID-19. MNADV training sessions will remain suspended until further..
HUD: COVID-19 Prevention and Response for Homeless Providers
The recent emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeless service systems, and other partners at the local level. To support these partnerships and the vulnerable households served, relevant federal agencies are issuing guidance from subject matter experts on lessons learned from previous..
COVID-19 Safety Planning
General Challenges Surrounding Being Confined with an Abuser Due to COVID-19 New Challenges for Survivors Maintaining safety when living with an abusive partner is difficult under the best of circumstances. However, with COVID-19 causing many people to telework and practice social distancing, victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)..
LAP Guidelines During COVID-19
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, MNADV has developed a set of guidelines for Lethality Assessment Program practitioners. We know times of high stress and unemployment can lead to a significant increase on cases of intimate partner violence (IPV). MNADV recommends to continue the implementation of the Lethality..
COVID-19 Response from Maryland Domestic Violence Service Providers across the state
The Maryland Domestic Violence Service Providers are committed to providing services to victims of intimate partner violence. Our member programs have been working arduously to meet the needs of survivors in Maryland. The MNADV reached out to our local programs to gather information about services and resources available. To learn..
MNADV’s response to COVID-19
Due to concerns related the COVID-19/Coronavirus, the MNADV has postponed all trainings including the Statewide Conference. It is our intention to reschedule all trainings at later dates. Please be sure to check back on our website for regular updates. Even though our trainings are suspended, we are still available for..