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19th Annual Family and Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Conference

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Martin G. Petersen Event Center

720 12th Street

Modesto, CA 95354

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Presenters include:


Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Assessing Risk of Lethality and Re-Assault in Domestic Violence Cases

  • Homicide in battering relationships – dynamics, trends over time; children involved
  • Other DV risk assessment instruments – purposes, advantages & disadvantages
  • Process of lethality assessment with Danger Assessment - overview
  • Psychometrics of DA
  • Safety Planning based on Danger Assessment - Principles

Objectives-- An Integrated Community Approach to Assessing Risk in DV Cases

  • Describe incidence, characteristics and trajectory of intimate Partner Homicide in the US and in IL
  • Differentiate domestic violence risk (of re-assault) assessment from DV lethality assessment
  • Describe existing DV Risk and Lethality Assessment Instruments & systems including Danger Assessment
  • Identify most important risk factors for homicide and near homicide in DV cases
  • Describe use of Danger Assessment as basis for safety planning
  • Describe an integrated community approach to DV risk assessment
  • Short forms of DA – for police (LAP); for High Risk Team referral; for health care; DA & MyPlan apps
  • Describe what keeps women safe in DV situations – community and individual actions


Casey Gwinn, Esq., President of Alliance for HOPE International

Hope Rising: How the Science of HOPE Can CHange Your LIfe

  • ACES, Rage, and the Science of HOPE
  • relationship between childhood trauma and adult illness, disease, victimization, and criminality.
  • Pathway for increasing hope in the lives of adult and childhood survivors providing challenges for every professional to be a hopegiver for those impacted by trauma, violence, and abuse.

Objectives-- ACES, Rage, and the Science of HOPE

  • Describe the relationship between childhood trauma and adult illness, disease, victimization, and criminality.
  • Identify the pathway for increasing hope in the lives of adult and childhood survivors providing challenges for every professional to be a hope giver for those impacted by trauma, violence, and abuse.


Agenda

7:30 – Registration – continental breakfast – sign up for CEUs
8:00 – Welcome and Introductory remarks – Hon. Stacy Speiller
8:10 – Dr. Jaqueline Campbell - An Integrated Community Approach to Assessing Risk in DV Cases.
10:00 – Break
10:15 – Casey Gwinn, Esq. President of Alliance for Hope International - ACES, Rage, and the Science of HOPE
11:45 – Lunch (on your own – see handout of downtown eateries)
1:30 – Breakout sessions

Dr. Campbell - The Danger Assessment (DA)
This workshop will give participants an overview of how to administer the DA to victim/survivors, the weighted scoring for the DA, the resulting levels of Danger and what kinds of safety strategies might be recommended at each level. Participants will be eligible for certification in the DA at the completion of the session and will receive directions on how to obtain and use the certification.

Casey Gwinn, Esq. - Hope Rising: How the Science of HOPE Can Change Your Life
This workshop will share the stunning research on the power of hope in everyone’s life. Casey Gwinn will provide practical insight into how to increase hope in your own life and the lives of those you are seeking to help. Hope is measurable, malleable, and cultivable in the lives of adults and children. Direct and vicarious trauma, illness, disease, and adversity rob people of hope. Our mission in life is to help restore hope in our own lives and the lives of those we serve.

3:30 – Closing remarks – Hon. Stacy Speiller

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