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Free Training on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors. This training uses a practical, five-step approach to prevention and response that enables… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news, training. - Posted on: January 8, 2019. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Trauma Informed Attachment-Based Training for Psychotherapists

Becoming Known: A Relational Model for Ego State / Parts Therapy
Formerly “Part”/Ego State Work in EMDR Practice
Date: February 28 to March 1, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Place: Bucks Co Community College – Newtown Campus
Cost: $360 for private practitioners and $340 for nonprofit employees.  ($20… Continue reading

Article categories: news, training. - Posted on: November 13, 2018. - Read more News, Events and Training stories

Fostering a Culture Where Victims Can Speak Out

NOVA’s Executive Director, Penny Ettinger, wrote an Opinion piece to the Bucks County Courier Times.
We would like to hear your opinion!  Please go to the article and leave a comment on the bottom:
http://buckscountycouriertimes.com/opinion/20180105/guest-opinion-lets-foster-culture-where-victims-feel-they-can-speak-out

Guest Opinion: Let’s foster a culture where victims feel they can speak out

So many of… Continue reading

Article categories: events, news. - Posted on: December 28, 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

Listen to NOVA’s Executive Director’s Informative Interview


We are happy to announce that Penny Ettinger, Executive Director of Network of Victim Assistance was recently interviewed on “FCP Conversations Online”.

FCP Conversations Online is a digital broadcast which features community organizations that share FCP’s mission and are making a difference in the lives of our neighbors.

And be sure… Continue reading

Article categories: news. - Posted on: January 18, 2017. - Read more News, Events and Training stories