The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education publishes a monthly newsletter (formerly quarterly) to engage and inform our partners and the public about who we are and what we do.


June 2017

  • Spotlight on: Heroin and Crime Initiative
  • Featured Publication: Exploring the Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Homicide: New Report

Spring 2017

  • Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Mike Walker
  • Staff Spotlight: Chase Klingenstein
  • Featured Project: Trauma-Informed Care
  • Featured Publication: Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence

Winter 2017

  • Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Andrés González
  • Staff Spotlight: Wendy Boerger
  • Featured Project: New Grant for Opioid Overdose Protocol Evaluation
  • Featured Article: Diverting from Detention: Behavioral Health/Juvenile Justice

Fall 2017

  • Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Dennis Embry
  • Staff Spotlight: Bobbi Beale
  • Featured Project: Breaking the Cycle: Specialty Dockets
  • Featured Article: Identifying Patterns of Serial Sex Offenders

Spring 2017

  • Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Lisa Thurau
  • Staff Spotlight: Leon Harris
  • Featured Article: Pilot Test of StandUp
  • Featured Practice: Multi-Systemic Therapy

Winter 2016

  • Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Kristina Anderson
  • Staff Spotlight: Jeff Kretschmar
  • Featured Article: Poly-victimization across social contexts
  • Featured Project: Sexual assault kit research gets national attention and funding

Please contact Samantha Cocco, Marketing, Communication, & Events Specialist for the Center, with questions regarding the newsletter and its content: