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


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

New Approaches to Policing High-Risk Intimate Partner Victims and Offenders

This article examines two victim-focused models of intimate partner violence (IPV) risk assessment that are used in the United States: the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) and the Domestic Violence High-Risk Team (DVHRT) model. In 2012 NIJ and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) launched the Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative to further expand … Continued