Lethality Risk Factors Series: Recent Separation

Recent separation is a critical lethality risk factor for intimate partner homicide as perpetrators often sense a potential loss of control over their partner, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation against the separated partner. The period of post-separation is marked by increased danger, as it may intensify the perpetrator’s feelings of rejection and contribute to … Continued


Brief overview of the Method for Objectively Selecting Areas of Inquiry Consistently (MOSAIC).

Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation Study: The RAVE Study

There is an increasing demand for accurate risk assessment in the field of domestic violence. To respond to this demand, agencies dealing with victims and offenders have adopted a number of mechanisms to identify high-risk cases in order to direct scarce resources and intensive services to those most in need. There is also the need … Continued