Assessing Risk On-scene: Law Enforcement

This podcast focuses on assessing risk and lethality and using intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments on scene; in law enforcement settings. Featured guest speakers are: Sergeant Denise Jones, training consultant for the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Stalking Resource and Prevention Center (SPARC), and the Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance Consortium … Continued

Assessing Risk through Multidisciplinary Models

This podcast focuses on assessing and managing IPV risk through multidisciplinary models. Featured guest speakers are Beth Meeks is the Director of the Capacity Technical Assistance Team at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), Dottie Davis retired Deputy Chief with the Fort Wayne, IN Police Department, Kassondra Seyfert, Ulster County District Attorney’s Office … Continued

Assessing Risk in Judicial Settings

This podcast focuses on assessing risk and lethality and using intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments in judicial settings. Featured guest speakers are: Danielle Pugh, Senior Director of Judicial Education and Leadership at the Center for Justice Innovation, Judge Million (Tucson Domestic Violence Court), chair of the Arizona Supreme Court Standing Committee on the Impact … Continued

Assessing Risk in Pretrial Settings

This podcast focuses on assessing risk and lethality and using intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments in pretrial settings. Featured guest speakers are John F. Wilkinson, Attorney Advisor with AEquitas, Shira Burns, Executive Director of the Maine Prosecutor’s Association, and Tara Patet, Supervising Prosecutor with the City Attorney’s Office in St. Paul, Minnesota. The ODARA … Continued

Elevating Survivor Voices in IPV Responses

April 23rd-29th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with 2023’s theme of, Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change. The theme “calls upon communities to amplify the voices of survivors and create environments where survivors have the confidence that they will be heard, believed, and supported.” This podcast elevates the voices of Malika Pegues and Jennifer … Continued

Abusive Partner Interventions for the LGBTQIA+ Community

In this podcast, host Juan Carlos Areán is joined by Mary Case, Manager of the Legal Advocacy Project for Survivors at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Cat Shugrue dos Santos, Deputy Executive Director for Programs at the NYC Anti-Violence Project. They discuss the importance of applying an intersectional lens when intervening on intimate partner … Continued

Rooted in Culture: Approaches to Abusive Partner Intervention in Native Communities

In this podcast, host Juan Carlos Areán from Futures Without Violence speaks with Aldo Seoane and Greg Grey Cloud, co-founders of Wica Agli, and Jeremy NeVilles-Sorell, the director of the National Native Coalition of Men’s Programs, about their abusive partner intervention program in South Dakota and their national work to improve safety and prevent domestic … Continued

Recognizing Risks to Children as Victims of Domestic Homicide

In this podcast, Kathryn Ford, the Center for Court Innovation’s director of Child Witness Initiatives, discusses child homicide in the context of domestic violence with Dr. Peter Jaffe, a psychologist at Western University in Ontario, Canada, and an internationally-renowned expert on children’s exposure to domestic violence. Among the topics they cover are the prevalence of … Continued

Kansas City Domestic Violence Court: Assessing Risk, Addressing Needs

Designated a mentor court by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Kansas City Municipal Domestic Violence Court serves as a model for other jurisdictions interested in improving responses to intimate partner violence. In this podcast, Judge Courtney Wachal and Megan Sartin, the offender accountability coordinator, explain how the court works, including how they assess offender … Continued