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Best Practices for Domestic Violence Providers: Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Advocates
10/04/12 - 10/04/12

Sponsoring Organization(s): Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice (More Detail)
Office on Violence Against Women (More Detail)
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) (More Detail)
Southern Nevada Domestic Violence Task Force (More Detail)
 
City: Las Vegas 
State/Territory: Nevada 
Country: USA 
Event Site: Suncoast Hotel 
Topic: Courts
Crime
Law Enforcement
Victims
Audience/
Additional
Information:
OVC is sponsoring two consultants to each deliver a workshop requested by the Southern Nevada Domestic Violence Task Force. The first workshop, "Best Practices for Law Enforcement," will focus on components and dynamics of investigating incidences of domestic violence, including child witness interviews and lethality assessments. The second workshop, "Best Practices for Advocates," will focus on best practices when working with victims of domestic violence, including safety planning, as well as challenges that victims may face during the criminal justice process. This event is supported by the Office for Victims of Crime in coordination with the Office on Violence Against Women. Approximately 150 administrators, victim advocates, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, legislators, medical and mental health care providers, faith-based and emergency service providers, judges, court personnel, educators, volunteers, and hotel security officers are expected to attend.

Specific Topics: Community-based/Nonprofit Organizations; Law Enforcement; Domestic Violence 
Number of
Attendees:
150 
Event
Contact:
Name: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center 
Phone: 866-682-8822 
Fax: 703-225-2338 
Email: TTAC@ovcttac.org 

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