Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment (C.A.P.E.)
Supporting survivors of sexual violence and promoting healthy relationships
The Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment (formerly Gender-Based Violence Education and Support Services, GVESS) provides programs and resources that:
- promote healthy relationships
- teach non-violence and equality
- foster a respectful and safe environment
for all members of the University of Denver community.
CAPE also supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for victims of:
- sexual violence
- sexual harassment
- relationship violence
All services are confidential and free of charge. For further information please contact the Program Director of CAPE at: 303-871-3853
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Gillian Finocan Kaag, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Miami University (2009)
Interests: Strong generalist background with special interests in trauma, gender-based violence, social justice issues, depression and self-injury, relationship and interpersonal effectiveness, self-esteem, body image, mind/body connection, grief and loss (incl survivors of suicide), life transitions, dreamwork, and existential issues.
Experience: Medical centers (outpatient, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and mobile crisis settings), university counseling centers, community mental health, domestic violence shelter, residential treatment center, team lead for Dialectical Behavior Therapy program (groups and individual), Cognitive Processing Therapy, Trauma Focused – CBT, Suicide Assessment and Prevention, Community Psychology and Program Evaluation (with a particular emphasis on gender-based violence issues).