The NCHERM Group is the umbrella for eight linked organizations which serve to advance holistic, proactive prevention and risk management within K-12 schools and on college and university campuses. The NCHERM Group is both a law and consulting practice that has served the education field for more than 15 years. As a law firm, The NCHERM Group represents 35 colleges and universities as outside counsel, making it one of the largest higher education-specific law practices in the country. As a consulting group, The NCHERM Group’s twenty-four consultants have provided services to more than 3,000 clients, giving it unparalleled reach and impact on the field. The NCHERM Way has become the risk management touchstone for schools, colleges and universities across the country. Learn more about The NCHERM Way by reading the mission & story.
The mission of VAWnet is to harness and use electronic communication technology to end violence against women. VAWnet is funded through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is housed within the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). VAWnet is an easily accessible and comprehensive collection of full-text, searchable electronic resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues. VAWnet's primary goal is to support local, state and national violence against women prevention and intervention strategies that are safe, effective, and address the self-identified issues of consequence to victims and survivors.
The Clery Center for Security On Campus is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes. It is a model for social change is built on the fundamental belief that collaboration among key stakeholders will create safer campus communities.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) serves as the nation’s principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC works to address the causes and impact of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention efforts and the distribution of resources.
The NSVRC provides a wide range of technical assistance to programs funded under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office on Violence Against Women. Learn more about us on our website.
Campus Outreach Services (COS) serves over 2500 schools, military bases, and organizations throughout North America on student safety best practices. Since 1994 we have been dedicated to offering speakers and programs on sexual violence for all audiences, including new student orientations, student programs, parent programs, conferences, faculty in-service trainings, and other engaging presentations. COS also offers online resources for sexual assault education and training, along with publications, webinars, and consulting services around sexual and cyber misconduct.
The National Children’s Alliance (formerly the National Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers) is a not-for profit organization that provides training, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to communities seeking to plan, establish, and improve Children’s Advocacy Centers; provides national standards for Children’s Advocacy Center programs; and provides leadership in the field of multidisciplinary team investigations.