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Tag Archives: Domestic Violence

“We’re not judging you”: An Interview with Colleen Nilsen

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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we sat down with Colleen Nilsen, the director of Spectrum’s Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention programs (VIPP), to ask her a few questions. Beal St. George: First, could you describe Spectrum’s program for domestic violence intervention and prevention? Colleen Nilsen: The program is called DV Solutions, or Domestic …
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Mark Redmond on State Child Protection System

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Our Executive Director, Mark Redmond, recently co-authored, with Kate Piper, a letter to the Vermont Legislative Committee on Child Protection. The committee has spent the past few months taking and reviewing testimony on the state’s child protection system. Mark and Ms. Piper, with a combined 53 years of experience in the field of child protection …
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Our domestic violence program director Colleen Nilsen…

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Colleen Nilsen, Director of Spectrum’s Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs, spoke on Wednesday, September 10th, with Pat Bradley at WAMC Northeast Public Radio in light of recent news coverage of domestic abuse. Nilsen makes clear that the only thing that distinguishes current stories from anyone else’s is that they are publicized. In fact, domestic violence occurs every day, …
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