Accomplishments: Jean Nidetch Care Center
October 11, 2021
Ashley Yuill (The Care Center) gave two workshops titled "Navigating Transition & Change in the Workplace" and "Supporting Our Staff: Integrating Social Justice & Trauma Informed Frameworks into Policies & Procedures" for the Denver Human Services staff and executive management team. These workshops empowered office leadership and staff to create a supportive and efficient environment for one another to thrive as they continue to engage in the work to...
September 28, 2020
Holly Harden-Ramella and Brenda M. Hernandez (both Jean Nidetch Women's Center) presented at the annual Nevada Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence Conference. Their topic was "Healing Centered Advocacy: Looking Beyond Systems of Oppression." They educated service providers on the core concepts of healing-centered advocacy and how to implement healing-centered policies and procedures within offices by creating relationships with community healing resources.
May 14, 2020
Margaret I. Campe (Jean Nidetch Women's Center) and colleagues at the University of Kentucky's Center for Research on Violence Against Women recently published an article entitled, "Identifying Invalid Responders in a Campus Climate Survey: Types, Impact on Data, and Best Indicators," in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
May 13, 2020
The Growth, Inclusivity, Voice, and Excellence (GIVE) Award (Women's Council) winners in this inaugural year are Cristina Hernandez (Nidetch Women's Center) and the Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee. These award decisions were made based on the nominees' evidence of commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and evidence that they have made a significant contribution to UNLV's staff, students, and campus environment. The award was created by the Hiring,...
August 13, 2019
The UNLV CARE Advocate Training program (Women's Center) recently received national advocate credentialing through the National Organization for Victim Assistance. The benefits of credentialing include enhanced recognition, credibility, and mobility in the victim assistance field, and professional identification within victim services. The CARE Advocates are a departmentally sponsored, volunteer student organization that adheres to a trauma-informed, healing-centered approach to sexual violence...