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Domestic ViolenceLt. Duane SallGlen HaseThe power of networking in our community

Intros Who we are and the nature of our jobs1Susan still story

sPull kohler 20122What is Domestic Violence?A systematic pattern of violent, controlling coercive behaviors intended to punish, abuse and ultimately control the thoughts, beliefs and actions of the victim

Committing an act with intent to cause fear in another of immediate bodily harm OR intentionally inflicting or attempting to inflict bodily harm upon another

From watching that video its very clear that there are many people working a domestic violence case. So the question then becomes how can we better serve the needs of our community? NETWORKING with all the agencies involved in a domestic violence case. Once that door of the criminal justice system gets open it can be very confusing..3Domestic Violencechapter 14-07.1Domestic violence- includes physical harm, bodily injury, sexual activity compelled by physical force, assault, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, sexual activity compelled by physical force, or assault, not committed in self-defense, on the complaining family or household members.

Imminent - About to occurSomething which is threatening to happen at once, something close at hand, something to happen upon the instant, close although not yet touching, and on the point of happening.

Legal def for the State of ND as you can see this def is very specific mainly talking of physical violence or threats of that nature4Family or Household Membermeans - A spouse, family member, former spouse, parent, child, persons related by blood or marriage, persons who are in a dating relationship, persons who are presently residing together or who have resided together in the past, persons who have a child in common regardless of whether they are or have been married or have lived together at any time, and for the purpose of the issuance of a domestic violence protection order, any other person with a sufficient relationship to the abusing person as determined by the court under section 14-07.1-02These are people who can be victims of Domestic Violence5Power & Control

The Power and Control Wheel was orginally developed by battered women in the early 80s describe their abuse by their male partners. This tool is now used around the world6Power and Control TacticsIsolation.

Children told to hide or leave the home

My wife is in the showerPower and Control TacticsIntimidation....

Following you from room to room

Aggressive stance

Read the body language they will read yoursPower and control tacticsEconomic abuse.

I cant trust her with the money

Victim has no knowledge of family money matters

Im the bread winner.Power and Control TacticsUsing Male Privilege.

I wear the pants in my family

Ownership language about the spouse or childrenPower and Control TacticsThreats.

You are violating my rights.. Do you have a warrant

Ill sue

Ill have your badgePower and Control TacticsMinimizing Denying Blaming.

Its not that bad.. She bruises easilyShe/he is crazyIts all in his/her headNothing happenedIm very sorry we bothered you officerPower and Control TacticsUsing the Children.

Dragging the children into the arrest or court

Sending the children away or into hidingDanger assessmentsInstrument that helps determine the level of danger or risk a victim may be in.14Danger AssessmentThe tool was originally developed by Jacquelyn Campbell (1986) with consultation and content validity support from battered women, shelter workers, law enforcement officials, and other clinical experts on battering.15CreatorJacquelynC.Campbell,PhD, RN, FAANAnna D. Wolf Chair, The Johns Hopkins University School of NursingNational Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars

Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAANAssociate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and Associate Director Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. Education

16Danger AssessmentThere are two parts to the tool: a calendar and a 20-item scoring instrument.

The 20-item instrument uses a weighted system to score yes/no responses to risk factors associated with intimate partner homicide. Some of the risk factors include past death threats, partners employment status, and partners access to a gun.

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Show ours and theirs (Kathy will have audience score)

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Danger Assessment Scoring

Implications of the Different Levels of Danger on Danger AssessmentLess than 8Variable Danger Routine safety planning and monitoring. Inform victim that the level of risk can change quickly and to trust their instincts and to watch for additional signs of danger.8 to 13 Increased Danger Safety planning and increased monitoring are important. Advise victims of increased risk and to watch for other signs of danger.14 to 17Severe Danger Advise victim that danger is severe. Be assertive with safety planning; consult with judges, high level of supervision recommendations.18 or more Extreme Danger Advise victim of serious danger. Take assertive actions to protect victim call for criminal justice or other professional help recommend highest level sanctions for perpetrator such as highest level of probation supervision.

Go over each levels and talk about possible safety planning (Glen) Go over the safety plan that RACC is now using20RAPE AND ABUSE CRISIS CENTERDanger Assessment pRACTICESProtection Orders

RACC All DV Clients

No-contact Orders (Dismissal)

Emergency Room Advocacy

Law EnforcementFollow-up InterviewsWest Fargo Police Department Field use

Glen21Rape and abuse crisis centerDanger assessments 297 Kathy They are working on DA for refugee women and there is a DA tool for same sex (women)22Benefits For victimsReality enables them to see the seriousness in a concrete way.Helps to support an affidavit in a protection order proceeding Helps victims and advocates develop a more comprehensive safety planMakes more critical information available for the advocate/provider

Kathy starts with example of case Glen OFP and WFPD follow up with V 23Benefits for theCriminal Justice SystemSystematically covers the lethality questions

An evidence based tool

A concrete, hands on tool with results

Can help prioritize where departments may want to use resources

Glen24QUESTIONS?