Angela Duhon (she/her) has been providing direct services to survivors of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking for over 15 years, with extensive knowledge relating to victims’ rights, strangulation, LGBTQIA+ Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Prior to joining NOVA in 2020, Angela was employed by a local LGBTQIA+ agency in Virginia, where she provided crisis counseling and offered psychoeducational and support groups for survivors. As the agency’s subject matter expert on LGBTQIA+ Intimate Partner Violence, Angela provided trainings to local agencies on enhancing victim services, in turn allowing them to better meet the needs of LGBTQ+ survivors.
Angela has an extensive history with the military, not only as a proud wife of a 26-year USAF veteran, but has herself served for over 7 years as a military domestic violence and sexual assault victim advocate at several military installations. Additionally, Angela has provided 24/7 on-call advocacy, crisis intervention, extensive safety planning, facilitated psychoeducational groups to survivors of domestic and dating violence and/or sexual assault, as well as facilitated presentations, trainings, and briefings to both military and civilian audiences throughout her career.
Angela is a nationally credentialed advocate at the advanced level, and has successfully completed the Advanced Crisis Response Training through NOVA.
Angela holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Psychology concentration and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Sociology from Saint Leo University.