One year - $20,000
To refine Major Medical Break Through script, acting, and supporting materials to learn whether MMBT can be used effectively with nursing students, social workers, med students in their starting years and/or residents still in training.
Three years - $32,378 yr. one; $29,843 yr two; $26,364 year three
Muskie Staff in collaboration with state domestic violence programs, attorneys, guardians ad litem (GALs), courts and key decision makers will develop and provide advanced education to GALs and key decision makers in cases where domestic violence is present. Training will include an in-person conference in the first year with follow-up teleconferences for guardians ad litem who have completed the beginning course on domestic violence and child custody required by the state, and other key decision makers. Year two will include 2 regional in-person events for new person or persons who could not attend the year 1 conference, and follow-up teleconferences for both groups will occur in year 3. Adding an on-line component will be an option for year 3.
One year - $30,000
To support our efforts working with the Maine business community to raise their awareness of Domestic Violence and Early Childhood Development issues. The objective is to provide them with the necessary information that will encourage them to invest in prevention efforts.
Three years - $22,250 yr. one; $24,909 yr. two; $22,659 yr. three
To reduce aggressive behavior in early childhood programs statewide by training early childhood educators in conflict resolution practices based on children's books. The project includes a comprehensive evaluation with comparison groups and post-program information.
$3,738 For support of its annual conference focusing on child abuse, child abuse prevention and the impact of child abuse on the health and welfare of children.
One year - $20,364
To fund the independent evaluation of Boys to Men's Reducing Sexism and Violence Program
Three years - $103,100 total: $34,500 in years one and two; $34,100 year three
incorporate a public health approach to prevent abuse and avoid the consequences to the child, family and community of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
$5,000 To work with the Maine Attorney General’s Office to offer a statewide conference for high school and college age men to help equip them with the tools and skills to become involved in the efforts to end violence against women.
Two years - $36,858 total: $20,929 year one; $15, 929 year two
To evaluate the DV Response Initiative also funded by Bingham. The purpose of the Initiative is to support the promotion of physicians training physicians to respond appropriately to patients experiencing domestic violence.
One year - $16,900
Adaptation of You the Man, a one man play dealing with violence to be used in training health care workers to recognize and respond to domestic violence and sexual assault.
$4,000 For support of its annual conference focusing on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and resiliency
$5,000 To support A Call to Men, an event hosted by the Attorney General aimed at getting men involved in stopping domestic violence and sexual assault.
$5,000 To support a grassroots organizer to educate the media and the public about the proposed changes to Maine's assault law that would make battering a separate crime.
Three years - $68,885: $29,662 year one; $22,856 year two; $16,367 year three
A collaborative effort between MPCA and Physicians for Social Responsibility and domestic violence providers to train clinicians, administrators and support staff in primary care practices beginning in southern Maine in year 1 and primary care practices in central and northern Maine in years 2 and 3.
One year- $42,370
For research and pilot project development to engage women as advocates for increased domestic violence screening and referral from health care providers as one way of engaging the public in recognizing the nature of the problem of domestic violence and helping to solve it.
Two years - $14,998 year one; $11,930 year two
To conduct research on the experience of survivors of domestic violence who received mental health counseling and to assess social workers' and counseling students' understanding and knowledge regarding dv and to use the research to create standards for Maine's counseling and social work programs.