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Webinar: When Men Seek Help

The Canadian Association for Equality has launched an online lecture series aimed at exploring gender and men’s issues.
This series will present a great opportunity for us to interact with international leading thinkers and researchers.

Dr. Emily Douglas: What Happens When Male Targets of Domestic Violence Seek Help?
June 4, 2020 at 8:00 PM EDT

This is a free Zoom webinar. Registration is required at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0mhmVPf4Q9izP3qrGoKRow

Emily M. Douglas is Professor and head of the Department of Social Science and Policy Studies at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her research focuses on the prevalence and severity of domestic violence against men as well as the help-seeking experiences of male victims of domestic violence. She is the author of several ground-breaking scholarly articles reporting on the experiences of men who call domestic violence helplines.

She is a public policy scientist conducting research on child and family well-being, the child welfare system, fatal child maltreatment, domestic violence and divorced families, and corporal punishment. After graduate school, she did a post-doc with renowned family violence researcher Murray A. Straus at the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire.