Margolis, Healy & Associates and NASPA to Partner on Educational Programs Focusing on Violence Against Women Crimes on Campus

Partnership Addresses a Continuing Problem in America's Campus Communities

Mar 31, 2011, 10:19 ET from Margolis, Healy & Associates

RICHMOND, Vt., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Margolis, Healy & Associates (MH&A) (, a leading professional services firm specializing in higher education safety and security, today announced that it has partnered with NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to develop educational programs that focus on best in class policies, guidelines and procedures in preventing and responding to violence against women crimes on campus.  To kick off the partnership, NASPA and MH&A will host a series of informative webinars.  The first webinar in the series entitled, "Nature of Violence Against Women Crimes on Campus" will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (EDT).

"The only way for institutions of higher education to tackle this epidemic problem is to facilitate a collaboration of leadership on campuses nationwide, bringing multiple disciplines together to create solutions," said MH&A Managing Partner, Dr. Gary J. Margolis.  "This is what we are hoping to accomplish through our partnership with NASPA."

NASPA and MH&A Webinar Series Schedule:

Webinar #1: The Nature of Violence Against Women Crimes on Campus
March 31, 2011 - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

Webinar #2: Conducting Inquiries and Investigations into
Violence Against Women Crimes on Campus
April 28, 2011 - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EDT) 

Webinar #3: Student Conduct Management of
Violence Against Women Cases
June 9, 2011- 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

Webinar #4: Best Practices in Higher Education for
Violence Against Women Crime Prevention
June 23, 2011 - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EDT) 

To register for these webinars presented by NASPA and MH&A, please visit  

About Margolis, Healy and Associates, LLC:

Margolis, Healy and Associates, LLC, is a professional services firm specializing in higher education safety and security. With more than 15 years each of providing consulting services to clients in the education, public and private sectors, Dr. Gary J. Margolis and Mr. Steven J. Healy have positioned MH&A as a leading professional services firm for safety and security needs at universities and colleges. MH&A provides a range of services to help keep campuses safe and secure, prepare for natural or man-made disasters and violent incidents, or respond to crises. MH&A manages two federal grants - one focused on enhancing institutions' abilities to implement behavioral threat assessment on campus ( and the other, to develop cutting edge crime prevention strategies for colleges and universities ( For more information about MH&A, please visit


NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education is the leading voice for student affairs administration, policy, and practice, and affirms the commitment of the student affairs profession to educating the whole student and integrating student life and learning. With more than 11,000 members at 1,400 campuses, and representing 29 countries, NASPA is the foremost professional association for student affairs administrators, faculty, and graduate and undergraduate students. NASPA members are committed to serving college students by embracing the core values of diversity, learning, integrity, collaboration, access, service, fellowship, and the spirit of inquiry.

MH&A Contact: Elliot Bloom, 917-783-2262

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