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Human Trafficking Conference: Building Awareness & Taking Action in Bucks County

Date: January 9, 2018 (Snow Date: Jan. 10)
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Delaware Valley University, Life Sciences Building, 700 East Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
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Please join us for the inaugural BCAT conference that brings together healthcare providers, law enforcement,… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news, training. - Posted on: November 16, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Trauma Support Groups Forming

Trauma-Informed Yoga Group – forming for the spring

TREM Group (Trauma Recorvery and Empowerment Model) – forming for adult women survivors of sexual trauma.  Starting in the fall in Perkasie and in the Fairless Hills Office.

Parent of Teenage Survivors of Sexual Trauma – Support group forming in Fairless Hills office 

Male Survivors of… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: October 1, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Training on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse at BCCC

Do you need Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse training?

All health-related licensed professionals and funeral directors, who are licensed through the Department of State, are required under ACT 31 of 2014 in PA to receive 3 hours of training on Mandated Reporting as a condition of renewal for their license. This training is approved by… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news, training. - Posted on: September 10, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Trauma Informed Yoga Group

NOVA was awarded a grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to bring Trauma Informed Yoga Groups to NOVA’s clients. Extensive research through Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center has proven that yoga is an effective strategy for treating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Survivors of sexual trauma often struggle with feeling unsafe and… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: July 17, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Press Conference – Outreach to Child Abuse Victims

NOVA hosted a press conference March 1st at their main office in Jamison, PA. Two very brave women released statements that they were the victims of suspected serial child sex offender, William Charles Thomas and offered messages of hope and encouragement to anyone who is a victim of child sexual assault.

“I want women… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: February 21, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Free Vinemobile App to Track Offenders

Vinemobile makes it much easier to track and be notified of the status of offenders in county correctional institutions and the PA State Prison System.  This mobile app is available through the Apple App Store and Google Play and can be downloaded on Android and iPhone devices.  Vinemobile is completely free and anonymous for users,… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: March 29, 2016. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Supporting Children & Teens – Addressing Child Sexual Abuse – NOVA Facilitated a Community Conversation

In response to parents’ concerns and children’s questions surrounding the allegations of sexual assault of a student by a teacher in the Central Bucks School District – and a desire to support and protect students in all school districts – Network of Victim Assistance facilitated a community conversation on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Tamanend Middle… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: October 17, 2014. - Read more News, Events and Training stories