January is Stalking Awareness Month

Lynn Barnes
January 24, 2006On January 27th at 2 p.m., to coincide with National Stalking Awareness Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will host a Web Forum discussion with Dr. David Lisak on assisting victims of stalking. Dr. Lisak is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where he conducts and supervises research on the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. His research has been published in leading psychology, trauma, and violence journals, and he was the founding editor of Psychology of Men and Masculinity. In addition to his research and professorship, Dr. Lisak serves as faculty for the National Judicial Education Program and the American Prosecutors Research Institute. Visit the OVC Web Forum now at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum to submit questions for Dr. Lisak and return on January 27th at 2 p.m. for the live discussion. OVCs Web Forum allows participants to tap into a national network of people with various backgrounds but all facing similar challenges and experiences. Its the perfect place for crime victim service providers and allied professionals to gain peer insight and support related to best practices in victim services. Make connections. Share ideas. Change lives. Visit the OVC Web Forum today at http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/ovcproviderforum.