Connie Adams, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., is a compassionate advocate and dynamic educator. Her passion and purpose is to engage others in the prevention and response of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. For 10+ years, Connie has provided advocacy and counseling services to survivors and engaged groups of 5-500 in presentations and trainings. Connie serves as the inaugural director of the Belles Against Violence Office at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She also provides training and consulting to institutions and organizations as they strengthen initiatives to generate awareness, education, and prevention. Connie earned her Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from Washington University in St. Louis and Bachelor of Social Work from Saint Mary’s College. Her graduate studies focused on Outreach and Prevention in Intimate Partner Violence with a specialization in Management. Prior to higher education, Connie began her work with small non-profits addressing intimate partner violence. Connie served as a 2016-2017 CAPPA Networking Committee Chair and currently serves as Treasurer to the CAPPA board.