JCVVS

Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies

The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies addresses issues of violence and victimization as an inter-university consortium of Fresno State University, Washburn University, and the University of New Haven.

Our Mission

The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies applies rigorous, evidence-based approaches to addressing all forms of violence and victimization at individual, societal, and global levels through professional development and consultation, higher education, and research and analysis.

Values

The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies values:

  • Excellence in theory, research, education, and practice
  • Cultural sensitivity and competence
  • Respect for victim needs and concerns
  • Comprehensive and ecological analysis and service
  • Holistic wellbeing
  • Integral and accessible victim services
  • Inter and intra-collaboration of research and practice
  • Support for victim rights

California State University at Fresno, University of New Haven and Washburn University are associated with the American Society of Victimology.