Reducing Risk and Preventing Homicide

The Center for Court Innovation’s Domestic Violence Resource for Increasing Safety and Connection (DV RISC) is a national resource center designed to help jurisdictions enhance their approaches to reducing risk and preventing homicide in intimate partner violence cases.

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How We Can Help

DV RISC includes a wide variety of tools and resources for multi-disciplinary teams interested in developing or enhancing their responses to domestic violence homicides in their community, including:

  • Subject Matter Experts and TTA Providers

    Access to national experts and training and technical assistance providers that specialize in domestic violence homicide prevention.

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  • Strategic Planning and Training

    On-site and virtual strategic planning assistance through community readiness activities and multidisciplinary training for jurisdictions seeking to implement or enhance a domestic violence homicide prevention initiative and build effective partnerships with other agencies. Access to worksheets, webinars, videos and an online training platform are also available.

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  • Community Engagement

    Connection and collaboration with culturally specific training and technical assistance providers to ensure diverse and inclusive community engagement as communities develop or enhance domestic violence homicide prevention initiatives. In addition, access to resources to ensure that domestic violence homicide prevention initiatives are survivor informed and reflect the strengths and needs of the community.

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  • Peer-to-Peer Learning

    Connect with communities and peers from around the country that have implemented domestic violence homicide prevention strategies.

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Access to national experts and training and technical assistance providers that specialize in domestic violence homicide prevention.

Get Support

On-site and virtual strategic planning assistance through community readiness activities and multidisciplinary training for jurisdictions seeking to implement or enhance a domestic violence homicide prevention initiative and build effective partnerships with other agencies. Access to worksheets, webinars, videos and an online training platform are also available.

Get Support

Connection and collaboration with culturally specific training and technical assistance providers to ensure diverse and inclusive community engagement as communities develop or enhance domestic violence homicide prevention initiatives. In addition, access to resources to ensure that domestic violence homicide prevention initiatives are survivor informed and reflect the strengths and needs of the community.

Get Support

Connect with communities and peers from around the country that have implemented domestic violence homicide prevention strategies.

Get Support

Tools, Strategies and Assessments for Identifying and Reducing Risk

Experts and researchers within the intimate partner violence field have developed numerous evidence-based/informed tools, strategies and assessments to help identify, measure and assess risk and/or lethality factors for repeat and escalated abuse within intimate partner violence cases. These tools can be used within a variety of settings to help reduce risk and prevent intimate partner violence homicide.

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Request assistance through our Technical Assistance Portal.

We can assist with your domestic violence homicide prevention efforts by facilitating strategic planning, providing more information on risk and/or lethality tools, strategies and assessments, connecting with subject matter experts and culturally specific organizations, supporting peer-to-peer learning, and much more!

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Coming Soon!

Resource Clearinghouse

The DV RISC Resource Clearinghouse will feature a wide variety of research articles, webinars, podcasts and training videos on promising practices in the domestic violence homicide prevention field. A sneak peek of resources are available now, with many more to come later.