Lethality Risk Factors Series: Stalking

January 22, 2024 | By Jennifer Landhuis

SPARC: Stalking Prevention Awareness and Resource Center

Stalking inflicts severe emotional and psychological harm on victims, often causing heightened anxiety, fear, and a pervasive sense of insecurity. Stalking serves as a significant risk factor for intimate partner homicide, as it often indicates escalating violence and a heightened level of danger within the relationship. This is part 1 of the DV RISC Lethality Risk Factors Webinar Series  which highlights the research behind stalking as a lethality risk factor, identifies how stalking is addressed in specific IPV risk assessments, and recognizes practical steps that can be taken once it is flagged on a risk assessment.


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