by Sarah Cortes - Tune in tonight at 7:30pm for a live discussion with care providers from domestic violence service organizations. Tonight on Cambridge Cares, CCTV channel 10, the topic is: resources available to victims of domestic violence. Host Mike Morell interviews service providers from six organizations:
Respond, Inc. RespondInc.org
Transition House TransitionHouse.org
The Guidance Center Guidance-Ctr.org
CAB HART GCInc.org/pages.asp?p=323&c=18
Children with Voices GCInc.org /pages.asp?p=228&c=18
First we'll hear from Cindy Nemet, Program Coordinator for CAB HART, the Cambridge, Arlington, Belmont High Risk Assessment and Response Team, and The Guidance Center. Also Gail M. Council, Family Advocate, Children with Voices, The Meeting Place & Community Based Programs and Charlene Luma, LICSW, Clinician, Supervisor at Children with Voices.
Then Alex will interview Michelle Fine, Director of Programs and Services, RESPOND, Inc.
Also appearing will be Risa Mednick, Board Chair, and Ronit Barkai, Director of Support Services and Community Partnerships, both from Transition House, Inc, one of the nation's oldest shelters and service providers for victims of domestic violence.
Finally we'll hear from Teresa Martinez, Counselor at Emerge, Inc. Emerge, founded in 1977, is the nation's first abuser education program.
Watch the remarks when the formation of CAB HART was announced by D.A. Leone, Police Chiefs, DCF Commissioner McClain, Dr. Ilana Cohen from The Guidance Center and service providers. "The Cambridge Arlington Belmont High Risk Assessment and Response Team (CAB HART) aims to reduce and prevent domestic violence homicides and hold offenders accountable by refining and tightening existing relationships between police, courts, and community providers in the cities of Cambridge, Arlington, and Belmont."
See the CCTV video, "What is Emerge?"