Announcing the DU Graduate School of Professional Psychology & OCBN Collaboration
Dateline March 30, 2022, Denver/Aurora, CO: The University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology and Our Community Broadcasting Network (OCBN) are pleased to announce a collaboration to produce a video series about the Colorado Resilience Collaboration (CRC) initiative to support those impacted by targeted identity violence. The series will consist of an introductory presentation for background and context, followed by eight modules, complete with resource information, that will be available to groups, organizations, agencies, and the public.
The Colorado Resilience Collaborative was founded in 2017 to examine the issue of identity-based violence in Colorado. In 2019, with funding from the National Governor’s Association, the CRC and other stakeholders held the Summit on Preventing Targeted Violence to identify State resources, needs, and gaps in addressing various forms of targeted violence. The CRC is currently funded by the Department of Homeland Security – Office of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention, through 2022, to expand comprehensive training, deliver expert consultation services for professionals and agencies across Colorado, and develop an online resource library to promote sustainable training and technical assistance materials for the prevention of targeted violence.
The CRC is housed at the University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology and the Training and Outreach Team define the program as: “… an inter-disciplinary initiative that supports those impacted by targeted violence, including identity-based violence, hate crimes, violent extremism, and domestic terrorism. Through trauma-informed, culturally responsive and inclusive approaches, we promote understanding, healing, and help for individuals, agencies, and communities affected by targeted violence. We work to increase community capacity to identify, prevent and disrupt targeted violence.”
OCBN is self-funding the production and hosting costs of the programming to supply a crucial tool to help maintain the safety of the community-at-large. This programming is consistent with the mission of the OCBN initiative to promote best practices of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as well as provide Health & Wellness resources to our multicultural communities. When completed in May/June 2022, the video programs will be posted on this site and will also be available to embed on websites and e-newsletters for groups and organizations at no cost. For more information contact OCBN or The University of Denver and/or view an informational PDF linked hereand for a hard copy of the press release clickhere.
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Maxwell Murray, MA, LPCC,
Training & Outreach Coordinator
303.871.3042 - gsppcrc@eduhttps://psychology.du.edu/CRC
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