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Jim Pyle

Jim Pyle is the Project Manager for the Colorado LINK Project at the Institute for Human-Animal Connection and also currently is an adjunct faculty and field liaison at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. With over 30 years of experience in the social work field, Jim has worked in child welfare and private practice with “high-risk” youth and families, and also in community based agencies with sexual and criminal offenders. Jim is very familiar with patterns of violence and abuse and has been providing forensic evaluations of animal cruelty offenders for the courts in Colorado. In his work with the Colorado LINK Project, Jim has collaborated with a wide variety of community partners and professional disciplines to improve community awareness of and responses to animal cruelty and "The Link".