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The Connecticut Women's Consortium Blog

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Supporting Child Survivors: Connection, Consistency & Creativity

Far too often when discussing family violence, the terms “witnessed” or “exposed to” are used to refer to children’s lived experiences. This...
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Nonprofit Stories: Birthdays!

While friendship and fond memories may not be the fundamental pillars of a trauma-informed workplace, they tend to spring up in trusting, em...
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No Trauma Left Behind

The collective trauma experienced across the globe in 2020 provided new insight into the debilitating effects of trauma. The coronavirus has...
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Nonprofit Stories: The Community Film Series

Since our inception, the Connecticut Women’s Consortium has been a beacon for community involvement and advocacy. While our heart lies in th...
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Keeping Up With CEC Requirements

The passage of Connecticut House Bill no. 6666 has allowed licensed social workers to earn up to 10 home study credit hours per year. This i...
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Nonprofit Stories: The Power of Positive Reviews

In the spring of 2020, we transitioned from in-person to fully remote trainings. After years of serving our customers face-to-face in our tr...
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2021 CGA Session Recap

The 2021 legislative session has ended, and many of the issues the Consortium supported and advocated for through testimony and outreach hav...
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Nonprofit Stories: Advocacy

As advocates for an equitable and responsive behavioral health system, we are constantly seeking opportunities to increase awareness of disp...
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Weekend Wellness: Tips for Starting the Second Half of 2021 Mindfully

Here in Connecticut, we have a weekend of warm weather and sunshine ahead of us as we close out the month of June. With July approaching and...
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