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The Mend Podcast,

Proudly brought to you by the Center for Crime Victim Services

The Mend, a podcast for survivors and victims of crime sponsored through the center for crime victim services in Vermont.   Anna Nasset, an emerging international speaker and survivor/victim of crime, will be your host. This show was created to take a deeper look at services, organizations and notions for victims and survivors of crime.  By acknowledging the healing process and providing resources not only in our state of Vermont, but through-out the country, our hope is to support those who have suffered a trauma. This podcast will guide listeners through the journey as they begin to mend.  Join us every other week for interviews, stories, encouragement and more. 
 

Current Season of The Mend

SEASON THREE 

Video Episodes:
Episode 1,  Jennifer Poehlmann, Executive Director at The Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
Episode 2, Stand Up for Safety with Eric Friedman (Mad River Valley Chapter) and Kelly Putnam (Lawson's Finest Liquids) 
Episode 3, Alison Jones-Lockwood: "Start By Believing". Training and Technical Specialist for End Violence Against Women International 
Episode 4, Taylor Fontaine: Sexual Assault Survivor and Vermont Teacher 
Episode 5, Hali Picciano: Veteran, Survivor and Advocate from 'Difference Makers 10 Strong'
Episode 6, Ashley Bendiksen: Dating Abuse Survivor, National Speaker and Expert in Abuse Prevention
Episode 7, Dr. Ronnie Gladden: Author, Actor and Motivational Speaker Discusses Pride Month, the LGBTQ+ Community and Trauma
Episode 8, Selina Boonen: Relationship Coach and Subject Matter Expert on Toxic and Narcisstic Relationships
Episode 9, Chief Tom Tremblay: Subject Matter Expert on Trauma Informed Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Investigations

Episode 10, Jennifer Landhuis: Director of the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC) 

Audio Episodes:
Episode 1,  Jennifer Poehlmann, The Center for Crime Victim Services
Episode 2, Stand Up for Safety 
Episode 3, Start By Believing 
Episode 4, Taylor Fontaine
Episode 5, Hali Picciano
Episode 6, Ashley Bendiksen
Episode 7, Dr. Ronnie Gladden
Episode 8, Selina Boonen
Episode 9, Tom Tremblay

Episode 10, Jennifer Landhuis, Director of the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC) 

Past Podcast Seasons

SEASON ONE - VIDEO
Episode 1, The Center for Crime Victim Services 
Episode 2, Anna's Story
Episode 3, VINE Link 
Episode 4, VT Network 
Episode 5, Representative Maxine Grad 
Episode 6, Sgt. Christine Lazelle  
Episode 7, Lisa Ryan Rutland Community Justice Center
Episode 8, Music and Massage
Episode 9, Kesha Ram on Storytelling
Episode 10, Kira Krier on Human Trafficking
Episode 11, Vicki Garza on the Sexual Assault Program at CCVS   
Episode 12, Debbie Riddle on Stalking Awareness Month      
Episode 13, Vermont Center for Independent Living       
Episode 14, Alteristic    
Episode 15, Title IX         
Episode 16, VT Network   
Episode 17, Kira Krier, Mental Health COVID-19   
Episode 18, Law Enforcement       
Episode 19, Male Victimization         
Episode 20, Girls Fight Back               
Episode 21, Systematic Oppression     
Episode 22, Systematic Oppression, Part II     
Episode 23, Empowering Gender Opportunities                
Episode 24, Vermont Legal Partnership for Crime Victims      
Episode 25, Sarg. Lance Burnham     

SEASON TWO - VIDEO
Episode 1, Vermont Bar Association          
Episode 2, Incest Awareness                       
Episode 3, LGBTQ+ Awareness                   
Episode 4, Women's Justice and Freedom Initiative         
Episode 5, DIVAS                                      
Episode 6, Uplift Vermont                         
Episode 7, St. Joseph's Orphanage               
Episode 8, Burlington Community Justice Center             
Episode 9, Survivorship & Community Response (Part I of II)               
Episode 10, Survivorship & Community Response (Part II of II)           

Past Seasons Podcast Audio Episodes:

SEASON ONE - AUDIO
Episode 1, The Center for Crime Victim Services
Episode 2, Anna's Story 
Episode 3, VINE Link
Episode 4, VT Network 
Episode 5, Representative Maxine Grad  
Episode 6, Sgt. Christine Lazelle 
Episode 7, Lisa Ryan Rutland Community Justice Center
Episode 8, Liz Piglowski on Music and Massage
Episode 9, Kesha Ram on Storytelling
Episode 10, Kira Krier on Human Trafficking
Episode 11, Vicki Garza on the Sexual Assault Program at CCVS 
Episode 12, Debbie Riddle on Stalking Awareness Month       
Episode 13 Center for Independent Living     
Episode 14, Alteristic     
Episode 15, Title IX       
Episode 16, VT Network     
Episode 17, Kira Krier      
Episode 18, Law Enforcement       
Episode 19, Male Victimization       
Episode 20, Girls Fight Back              
Episode 21, Systematic Oppression     
Episode 22, Systematic Oppression, Part 2         
Episode 23, Empowering Gender Opportunities   
Episode 24, Vermont Legal Partnership for Crime Victims      
Episode 25, Sarg. Lance Burnham     

SEASON TWO - AUDIO
Episode 1, Vermont Bar Association          
Episode 2, Incest Awareness                       
Episode 3, LGBTQ+ Awareness                    
Episode 4, Women's Justice and Freedom Initiative       
Episode 5, DIVAS                                
Episode 6, Uplift Vermont                 
Episode 7, St. Josephs Orphanage                 
Episode 8, Burlington Community Justice Center              
Episode 9, Survivorship & Community Response (I of II)                
Episode 10, Survivorship & Community Response (II of II)        

 

Awards

"The Mend" produced by Mad River TV and hosted by Anna Nasset received a third place award at the ACM-NE Nor' easter Film Awards in the Community Impact category! This virtual awards ceremony occured on December 2, 2020. 

To view the recording of the live stream, click HERE. To view the specific award for The Mend, toggle to 10:55 into the show. 

 

Media & Public Relations

 

Check out a review of "The Mend" with Anna Nasset and Lauren Maloney on "What Matters This Week" on Fox 44. CLICK HERE

 

 

If you have a topic idea for "The Mend", we would love to hear it! Click Here to submit your idea! 

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