Emerge a Men's Counseling Service on Domestic Violence, Inc.

aka Emerge   |   Cambridge, MA   |  www.emergedv.com

Mission

Founded in 1977, Emerge was the nation’s first counseling program for men who physically assault their partners and is a national training and resource center on domestic violence. Emerge's mission is to eliminate violence toward women. In working toward this goal, Emerge seeks to educate individual men who batter, prevent young people from learning to accept violence in their relationships, improve institutional responses to domestic violence, and increase public awareness about the causes and solutions to violence against women. With the development of parenting education groups for fathers, Emerge has expanded its mission to include a goal of helping men with histories of domestic violence to become more responsible parents.

Ruling year info

1978

Principal Officer

Dr. David Adams

Co Principal Officer

Dr. Susan Cayouette

Main address

2464 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 101

Cambridge, MA 02140 USA

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EIN

04-2639947

NTEE code info

Family Violence Shelters and Services (P43)

Spouse Abuse, Prevention of (I71)

Family Violence Shelters and Services (P43)

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Abuser Education Program

About 175 people attend Emerge's Abuser Education Program every week. Groups are offered in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as for abusers in same sex relationships (separate groups for lesbians and gay men). The Abuser Education Program is 40 weeks long. About 45% of those attending are court-referred, 35% are self-referred and 20% are referred by the Department of Children and Families or other agencies.

Population(s) Served

The Responsible Fatherhood Program is a 12-session parenting education group for men with histories of violence toward their intimate partners. Established in 2002, it was the first parenting program in the nation that is specifically geared for this population. Three groups are offered each year in English and two in Spanish. The goals are to help men, who have already completed an Abuser Education Program and refrained from abuse of their partners, to learn how to rebuild trust with their children and to become more responsive parents.

Population(s) Served

With funding from the Office of Violence Against Women at the US Dept. of Justice, Emerge has coordinated this project since 1999. Each year, national trainings are provided in 3 cities. The two day trainings teach police, prosecutors, probation officers and victim advocates how to assess for danger in domestic violence cases and how to manage risk in cases that are found to be high risk.

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Accreditations

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Associated Grant Makers 2012

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By changing individual abusers, Emerge works to empower victims of abuse, create a more safe and healthy environment for children, and prevent future generations of abusers. Emerge also seeks to bolster community awareness and ownership of domestic violence and to  improve institutional responses to it.

Changing Abusers: 40 week group counseling program. Empowering Victims: Continuous outreach, support and referrals for partners of abusers.Promoting safety for children: 12 week Responsible Fatherhood Program. Changing Communities: Provide 2-3 community talks per week. Improve Institutional Responses: Provide continuous trainings to police, courts, child welfare, health care, mental health programs and clergy.

Emerge has five full time and 12 part time staff. One full time staff position is devoted to victim outreach. The job descriptions of all group leaders include their participation in community outreach and education, and collaborations with key partner agencies.

Emerge is working to achieve more diversified income through bolstering individual donations, foundation grants, and income derived from program fees. We've substantially increased our proportion of support from all these sources over the past two years, and hope to continue to do so.

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Emerge a Men's Counseling Service on Domestic Violence, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 08/29/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mt. Albert Pless

Men's Health League, Cambridge Health Allliance

Term: 2012 - 2017


Board co-chair

Norah Wylie

Boston College School of Law

Term: 2012 - 2016

Sarah Cortes

Senior Program Manager, Inman Technology IT

Norah Wylie

Dean of Students, BC School of Law

Albert Pless

Program Manager, Men's Health League, Cambridge Public Health Dept.

Carole Thompson

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Ester Luque

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Barry Nolan

Boston College School of Journalism

Andrew Lewman

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Ashley Wheeler

Boston University School of Business