FJC Europe FJC Europe

European Alliance
for Hope and
Empowerment

There is A BETTER WAY to give extra hope to each victim of domestic violence…
The European Family Justice Center Alliance aims to develop and support local
Family Justice Centers all over Europe that help victims and their children find
all services they need in ONE PLACE: medical professionals, caretakers, counselors,
advocates, prosecutors, police officers and others.

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A video message from Chan Hellman

Chan is a Professor in the Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work and Founding Director of the Center of Applied
Research for Nonprofit Organizations. Chan’s current research focuses on the application of hope theory (read more under video).

More about Chan Hellman Ph.D

Chan M. Hellman is a professor of social work at the University of Oklahoma and Director of The Hope Research Center. He has written
more than 150 scientific publications and has presented at numerous national and international conferences worldwide. Chan's research
is focused on hope as a psychological strength helping children and adults overcome trauma and adversity. Biography Chan Joined the
University of Oklahoma in 2002. Chan is a professor in the Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work and Founding Director of The
Hope Research Center.

Chan holds Adjunct Professor appointments in the Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics for the OU College
of Medicine and the Department of Health Promotion Sciences for the OU College of Public Health. Chan's research
is focused on the application of hope theory to those impacted by trauma and adversity. He is also interested in the impact of
prevention and intervention services on increasing and sustaining client hope. Chan teaches master's and doctoral level students
primarily in the areas of positive psychology, research methods, and statistics. He also directs student research in the areas of
hope and nonprofit organizations.