November 6, 2014

Free Webinar: Expanding the Forensic Narrative: Engaging Surviving Family Members in the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Process

I’ll be attending…hope to see more Survivors do so as well, mostly if you’ve had family or friends murdered within an Intimate Partner Violence murder! 

As a Survivor and having lost now 3 family members to domestic violence, I’m going to find it very interesting in what they are doing and how they are approaching this…

~Angel Hugz~

   ~Tracy~

From the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative


Announcements

Free Upcoming Webinar

Please join us in the third of our series of webinars on fatality review through the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative.

Date: November 18, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am (Pacific)

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Eastern)

Expanding the Forensic Narrative: Engaging Surviving Family Members in the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Process

The main purpose of reviewing domestic violence fatalities is to prevent future domestic violence and deaths. Review teams seek information about a victim’s death from multiple sources such as law enforcement, social service, and health care to identify risks, system breakdowns, and strategies to ensure safety.  However, to understand what life was like for the victim and what it was like engaging with service agencies, review teams across the country and in England are also talking with those who may have known the victim best: family, friends and community members. This webinar will explore the importance of involving family/friends/community with the domestic violence fatality review process and how they have enhanced system changes and fatality prevention.

For more information, please see the attached flier.

Register Here: http://ndvfriwebinar3.eventbrite.com

For questions about this event, please contact Stephanie.Mayer@nau.edu.

National Fatality Review Conference Call for Proposals

The national 2015 NDVFRI conference will take place May 17-19 in St. Petersburg, FL. Fatality Review: Communities & Social Change will explore the ways communities have changed their responses to domestic violence as a result of their fatality review work. The conference highlights the importance of civic engagement, agency and stakeholder contributions, and democratic practice.

The NDVFRI conference workshop proposal deadline has been extended to December 5, 2014. We are currently engaged in a rolling review of proposals. For more information, conference registration, and the Call for Proposals application, visit our conference website.

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