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October 25, 2005

 

Colorado Alliance for Cruelty Prevention
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Present: Diane Balkin, Corey Price, Carri King, Margie Holcomb, Joan Casey, Kay Dahlinger, Jayme Nielson-Foley, John Cohen, Theresa Abeyta, Kathleen Schoen, and Phillip Tedeschi.

Presentation:
Animal Cruelty Offender Typologies: Risk Assessment Considerations

Professor Tedeschi discussed his research on the assessment of animal cruelty offenders.  He sees a need for those investigating these cases to raise animals to a level of victim.  He also sees a need to incorporate a diagnostic typology in evaluation to be able to adequately intervene with these offenders.

Discussion of Role of CACP with Professor Tedeschi’s Program
The participants discussed how CACP could help develop and/or promote professional tools to be used in evaluating animal cruelty cases.  Professor Tedeschi offered to attend the next meeting to discuss with the group how CACP and his project could work together.


Next meeting:
November 22, 2005
Noon – 1:15
Colorado Bar Association
1900 Grant St., 3rd floor

Agenda:
Discussion new and expanded projects for CACP
• Collaborating with Professor Tedeschi
• Contacting on professional organizations about CACP presentations
• Expanding to include public awareness component
• Closer collaboration with Aurora LINK

Call in number: 888-272-7337, Conference ID: 1759496