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

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

IPVI Video

Brief overview of the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI) model.


Brief overview of the Domestic Violence High Risk Team (DVHRT) model.

IPVI Factsheet

Overview of the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI) model.

DVHRT Factsheet

Overview of the Domestic Violence High Risk Team model.

Overview of DVHRT

Overview of the Geiger Institute’s Domestic Violence High Risk Team (DVHRT) model.

Examining the Relationship between the Lethality Assessment/Domestic Violence High-risk Team Monitoring (LAP/DVHRT) Program and Prosecution Outcomes

Lethality assessment (LAP) and team monitoring of high-risk offenders (DVHRT) are recent U.S. policy innovations designed to identify domestic violence offenders who are at high risk for perpetrating serious or lethal violence against their intimate partners. One goal of LAP/DVHRT is to increase offenders’ accountability for domestic violence within the legal system. This study examines … Continued

Saving Lives: Working across Agencies and Individuals to Reduce Intimate Homicide among those at Greatest Risk

This special issue of the Journal of Family Violence offers insights on intimate homicide prevention from leading researchers and practitioners. The insights offered are timely, given the pervasiveness of domestic violence (DV), including some data since the emergence of COVID-19 noting an increase in DV-related  cases with severe  injury and police calls. Contributors in this special issue … Continued

Intimate Partner Violence Intervention

Developed by the National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC), the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI) is an offender-focused, victim-centered approach that addresses the most serious intimate partner violence. The strategy aims to reduce harm to victims; intervene early in cycles of victimization; and shift the burden of preventing intimate partner violence from victims to a … Continued