UpComing Meetings:

  • April 25, 2018 - Regular meeting at 7 pm with Dr. Ashley Wellman as our guest.   Join us for this special time of sharing with the VOH circle.
  • May 30, 2018 - Regular meeting at 7 pm


The Lived EXPERIENCE of Families left behind - A sharing time with families


Wednesday April 25, 2018 - 7 - 9 PM 

Ashley Wellman received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Criminology, Law and Society and is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Missouri.

Her research focuses on violent victimization.   Her primary research focuses on the lived experiences of families left behind in an unsolved murder.   She explores the survivors’ journey post-homicide, interactions with related practitioners and how homicide impacts the grief process.

She is dedicated to advocating for awareness and resources for victims of violence.

Dr. Ashley Wellman has been featured on The Current, CBC Radio. Her work appears in several scholarly outlets including the Journal of Death and Dying, the Journal of Family Studies, the Journal of Cold Case Review, Crime Media Culture, and the Journal of Loss and Trauma.



Monthly Meeting

Please join us at the Central Lions Seniors Association on the last Wednesday of every month. We meet at 7 pm.

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