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Upcoming Event

Community Orientation Workshop

4425 west olive ave, suite 144

Glendale, Arizona 85374

Date: TBD

Time: 12:30 - 04:00 pm


Title: Safety and Domestic Violence

Speaker: Doreen Nicholas

Doreen Nicholas is a Trainer at the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. She rejoined the Training Department in January 2013. Doreen began her work in the Non-profit/ Human Services sector in 1986 at the Perry Center working with adults having physical or intellectual challenges. This work led her to Sojourner Center in 1990. At Sojourner Center she worked as an advocate, case manager and group facilitator. From 1997 – 2007, Doreen worked as the Training Coordinator for the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She spent a year on the East Coast and was the Training Coordinator at the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence from 2007-2008. Upon returning to Arizona she served as the Director of Advocacy and Training for the National Advocacy and Training Network from 2008 - 2011. From June 2011 until December 2012 Doreen worked as a Resident Assistant, Advocate and Advocate Supervisor for UMOM New Day Centers Domestic Violence Program. Doreen has nearly over 40 years of experience both personally and as a worker in the Anti - Sexual and Domestic Violence Movements. Doreen loves facilitating support groups and has done so in women’s correctional facilities, shelters, treatment programs, churches and community centers since 1990. Doreen’s passion is facilitating the process of healing for people who have experienced Domestic and/or Sexual Violence; the process of moving from victim to survivor. Doreen serves on the Executive Board of the Arizona South Asians for Safe Families, the Board of Fix the Hurt, and is a faculty member of the Arizona Victim Assistance Academy. She works in assisting communities to better provide a Coordinated Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence. She believes this hinges on raising awareness and encouraging involvement. Ms. Nicholas does community trainings on the local, state, national and international levels. Doreen trains on a variety of topics to anyone that may come in contact with a victim of Sexual or Domestic Violence, a perpetrator of Sexual or Domestic Violence and children impacted by Violence.

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