Power Through Partnerships

A CBPR Toolkit for Domestic Violence Researchers

Dr. Josephine V. Serrata

Dr. Josephine V. Serrata

Dr. Josephine V. Serrata is a clinical community psychologist and director of research and evaluation at the National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families & Communities, a project of Casa de Esperanza. Her research and evaluation work are embedded in practices that are culturally affirming and community driven. Her research includes studying the intersections of domestic violence with issues of oppression, privilege and strength in Latin@ families and communities.

Dr. Serrata’s evaluation experiences have included evaluating community based prevention and engagement efforts, and working hand in hand with community based organizations to build their evaluation capacities. Her clinical work focuses on trauma informed, culturally relevant approaches, including infusing healing informed strategies into her Youth Participatory Action Research work.


My Co-Authors

Some of us are based in universities and others are based in national organizations. All of us have worked directly in and/or with programs that serve survivors.