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Towards a Long Term View of Risk: Moving Your CCR Beyond an Incident Based Response

Event Type
Event Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 12:00PM
- Thursday, July 27, 2017

Survivors face various types of risk: the risks posed by the abuser and coercive control in the home, the risk posed by the victim’s life experiences, and the risks that are posed by system interventions. Life and system-generated risks, which victims themselves identify, particularly endanger victims from marginalized communities. Way too often, risk and danger concerns focus only on the risk posed by the abuser and some practitioners are comfortable with system responses that zero in only on the incident resulting in system intervention. This conference will engage participants involved in coordinated community responses across criminal legal systems to move beyond incident-based responses to recognize and account for long-term risks.

Objectives

As a result of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify the centrality of coercive control in abusive intimate partner relationships.
  • Distinguish between life-generated, system-generated, and batterer-generated risks.
  • Centralize the experience of marginalized communities in the work of the coordinated community response (CCR).
  • Describe the utility of gathering historical information about coercive control throughout legal system interventions.
  • Explore promising practices for law enforcement, prosecutors, and advocates in the context of a CCR.
  • Develop creative responses for marginalized survivors.
  • Promote the use of victim narratives to obtain a detailed view of risk and danger from varied perspectives.
  • Discover how the post-adjudication response can promote continued safety for victims and accountability for offenders.

Registration

*NOTE: This conference has been approved by OVW. 

OVW ICJR Grantees (formerly ARREST or GTEAP): use your OVW-issued grant number to register for this training.

All OTHER OVW Grant Recipients: please check with your OVW Grant Manager. Upon OVW approval to use your grant funds to cover your expenses, contact Jeanne Larson at jlarson@bwjp.org and she will inform you how to proceed with registration.

For program-related questions, please contact Sujata Warrier at BWJP: 612-824-8768, ext 116; swarrier@bwjp.org

For questions related to conference logistics, please contact Jeanne Larson at BWJP: 612-824-8768, ext 101; jlarson@bwjp.org.

Room rate is the government per diem rate of $128.00 per night, plus 13.00% room tax ($16.64) and 1.75% tourism assessment tax ($2.24), and then an additional $2.00 occupancy fee, per night (total of $148.88 per night), and the room block is in the conference hotel. The conference hotel is the Omni Royal Orleans located at 621 St. Louis Street. Your registration confirmation will include instructions and deadlines for making hotel reservations.

Important 

You will receive a confirmation upon completion of your registration to the email address you submit on your registration form. If you do NOT receive this confirmation, please check your spam/junk/Clutter files first and if the confirmation is not there, please contact Jeanne Larson. Thank you!

To register for the conference click here. To view the current agenda, click here.

Event Contact Information

Event Contact Name
Sujata Warrier
Event Contact Email
swarrier@bwjp.org