Understanding the Complexities of IPV High Risk Factors
Series Title: Understanding the Complexities of IPV High Risk Factors
Training #1: Overview of Common High Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Violence
Intended Audience: Criminal Justice Stakeholders (law enforcement, judges, and court staff)
This training, presented by the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Office of Domestic Violence, in partnership with Citrus County Abuse Shelter Association, Inc. is the first of a six-part series offered to professionals within the criminal justice system focused on the relationship between high risk factors and intimate partner violence. In this interactive, introductory training, attendees will receive a framework through which to effectively view risk factors within an intimate partner violence context, as well as an overview of common risk factors through which to assess risk. The goal of this training and subsequent trainings within this series is to ensure criminal justice professionals are well-equipped with the knowledge to effectively identify coercive control and assess risk factors within their various disciplines that perpetuate violence to ensure perpetrator accountability and survivor safety.
1) Attendees will describe the historical context, purpose, and utilization of risk assessment tools.
2) Attendees will develop a contextual understanding of high-risk factors for lethality in domestic violence cases.
3) Attendees will identify high risk factors for lethality and apply the knowledge to their field.