NOTICE : Monday, 1/26: All classes 4 p.m. or later cancelled. Tuesday, 1/27: All classes cancelled. Click for details.
|Melissa Alexander has served as the Manager of Advocacy Services at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center in Warwick, RI, since January 2004. In this capacity, she oversees court and law enforcement advocacy services for victims of domestic violence; to include safety planning, assistance in obtaining restraining orders, advocacy in court for victims in criminal cases and referrals as appropriate. Melissa is also responsible for developing and facilitating professional and community trainings on domestic violence and related issues. She is a member of the statewide VAWA Curriculum Committee for Law Enforcement Training, which develops and implements training for law enforcement around the state. Prior to working at the EBC Center, Melissa was the Coordinator of Adult Advocacy at the Sexual Assault and Trauma Resource Center of RI. Melissa obtained a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University in 1999.|