Due to concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Emerge has moved ALL ongoing groups to a video platform.
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Emerge has moved to Malden
As of 12/16/19, Emerge's main office has moved to 388 Pleasant St., Suite 204, Malden, MA 02148. Ongoing groups and orientations for new clients will occur at this new location. If you have any questions, please call the Emerge office at 617-547-9879.
Emerge sadly acknowledges the passing of Chuck Turner, who was a Co-Director of Emerge from 1991-1999. Chuck had a remarkable life as a social justice and community activist, spanning over 56 years. He is perhaps most widely known as a City Counselor, representing District 7 which includes the Roxbury, South End and Fenway neighborhoods of Boston, between 1999-2000. However, his accomplishments as an advocate for the African American and other under-serviced communities are legendary and far-reaching. Many of these are detailed in this link to his obituary. Chuck was a pioneer in bringing attention to domestic violence within the African American community, particularly the importance of working to change offenders. We remember Chuck as a friend and valued colleague who brought great sensitivity, insight and passion to the work to end violence against women. As a group leader at Emerge, Chuck was extremely effective in helping abusive men to recognize and take responsibility for their abusive behavior, and ultimately to become better partners and parents. We will miss you Chuck, but your legacy lives on at Emerge!
What we do, why it matters,
Upcoming Introductory Training
Counseling Abusers: A Three-day Introductory Training
September 23-25, 2020
This course is intended for anyone working with families affected by domestic violence. This course is especially useful for those who wish to become Intimate Partner Abuse Education Program (IPAEP) group facilitators.
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Because Wanting to Stop is NOT Enough
In working toward this goal, Emerge seeks to educate individual abusers, 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 partner violence. With the development of parenting education groups for fathers, Emerge has expanded its mission to include a goal of helping men to become more responsible parents.
Emerge teaches that domestic violence is a learned behavior, not a disease or a sickness. Emerge supports grassroots, institutional and cultural efforts to stop partner violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Emerge recognizes that other oppressive life circumstances such as racism, poverty and homophobia create a climate that contributes to partner violence.
This website is designed to offer information on services Emerge offers and should not be considered as a substitute for seeking out abuser education services. Materials sold on this site are intended to be used by counselors and administrators, and are not intended as “self-help” resources. Trainings are conducted on a regular basis in the Boston area, and Emerge is available to conduct trainings world-wide. Please click on the tabs above for specific information, and if you have any questions when using our site, please contact us at 617-547-9879 or by e-mail.
Emerge is a Massachusetts Certified Batterer Intervention Program & Training Site. For information on Certification Guidelines for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, visit the official website of the Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS).