Profile of a CAVNET Member: Jackson Katz

Jackson Katz has long been recognized as one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists. In 1993, he founded the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program at Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society. The multiracial, mixed-gender MVP Program is the first large-scale attempt to enlist high school, collegiate and professional athletes in…

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Profile of a CAVNET Member – Dr. Martin D. Schwartz

  Dr. Martin D. Schwartz is Professor of Sociology and Presidential Research Scholar at Ohio University, where he served two terms as chair. Working with a variety of co-authors but mainly Walter DeKeseredy, he has written or edited 11 books, more than 60 refereed journal articles and another 40 book chapters, government reports, and essays,…

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Kathy Wells, Executive Director, Crisis Services of North Alabama, About CAVNET

Kathy Wells, Executive Director, Crisis Services of North Alabama: “CAVNET has enabled us to stay up-to-date on this dynamic field with its ever-growing body of research and information. It has also allowed us to gain information about other programs and issues within hours, sometimes even minutes. …We cannot thank you enough for making CAVNET available…

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Sasha Walters, Advocate, Quetzal Center, Chicago, Illinois, About CAVNET

“I have used CAVNET as a very important information resource to keep myself and my staff up-to-date on the various issues related to sexual assault. It can be easy to get caught up in local issues and community emphasis, and lose sight of the bigger picture. CAVNET helps me to stay in touch with what…

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Careline Crisis Intervention, Fairbanks, Alaska, About CAVNET

Kimberlee R. Vanderhoof, Program Director Careline Crisis Intervention, Fairbanks, Alaska: “CAVNET is a network we dream of modeling for our local community. A  must-have tool for those having any kind of contact with domestic violence victims or their families.” Visit www.cavnet.org

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Sarah Buel, Esq., About CAVNET

Sarah Buel, Esq.“CAVNET has been an invaluable resource to my law students and me, allowing us to access experts and materials not available elsewhere. From CAVNET we have gained invaluable materials and contacts on a wide range of issues, from those regarding deaf and physically disabled victims, to state-of-the-art batterer’s intervention program options. Repeatedly, I…

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Profile of a CAVNET Member: Dr. Walter DeKeseredy, Ph.D

Walter S. DeKeseredy is Professor of Sociology at Ohio University in Athens Ohio. He has published close to 50 refereed journal articles and numerous book chapters on woman abuse, crime in public housing, and criminological theory. He is also the author of Woman Abuse in Dating Relationships: The Role of Male Peer Support and Women,…

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CAVNET and Crime Victims With Disabilities

Put The Expertise of CAVNET To Work For You In addition to addressing violence against women, CAVNET has also sought to bring together expertise and information on crime victims with disabilities.  Experts and advocates participating in CAVNET include practitioners specializing in crime victims with disabilities, as well as disability rights advocates, and they are available…

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Men As Victims of Intimate Violence

http://www.ncdsv.org/images/MenAsVictimsofIntimateViolence.pdf An article by Marc Dubin, Esq., Executive Director, CAVNET There have been a series of articles published recently in major newspapers addressing the question of the degree to which men are victims of intimate violence. (Cathy Young , “In Abuse, Men Are Victims, Too”, published in the Boston Globe, June 16, 2003, and Karen…

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