Asian Pacific Heritage Month: DV RISC and Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV) Discussion Panel

In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, DV RISC and API-GBV hosted a panel discussion addressing diversity within Asian/Asian American, Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other communities, risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV) in AAPI communities, assessing for IPV lethality risk for AAPI survivors, and promising community efforts to better assess and manage high risk … Continued

Foundational Building Blocks for IPV Risk Assessment Implementation: Trauma-Informed Engagement Key Takeaways

Because survivors and persons who cause harm access systems for services, it is important for systems to implement intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessments  with a trauma-informed approach. Implementing IPV risk assessments with a trauma-informed approach supports healing and builds trust with survivors and persons causing harm, which is especially essential for those in marginalized … Continued

Guidance Document: Engaging with Survivors and People Impacted by Intimate Partner Violence to Inform Risk Assessment Strategies

An issue identified by the DV RISC team and Survivor Advisory Board is that many system players and agencies operating in jurisdictions are not actively and continuously obtaining feedback from survivors and impacted people, to inform policies and programs. For jurisdictions that are seeking to identify, implement, or enhance intimate partner violence (IPV) risk and … 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