Recognizing Responsibility and Risk of Abusers in Court

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The Coeur d'Alene Resort

115 South 2nd Street

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Attendees interested in booking hotel reservations, should call 800-688-5253 and mention you are attending the DV Conference to get the government rate of $91. Cut off date for this rate is February 22, 2017.

Recognizing Responsibility and Risk Of Abusers In Court

Coeur D’Alene, ID, April 3-4, 2017

April 3

8:00 – 8:30 Registration

9:00 Recognizing Risk Factors, Profiling Killers – David Adams, Emerge, Cambridge MA

10:30 BREAK

10:45 Assessing Lethality and Threats – Lt. Mark Wynn, Nashville Metropolitan Police Dept. (Ret.),

Wynn Consulting

12:00 LUNCH (on your own)

1:00-2:30 Break Out Sessions (pick one)

1) Witness Intimidation and Forfeiture by Wrongdoing – Pamela Powers, Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Yakima County, Washington, Current Consulting Attorney, Aequitas

2) Law Enforcement Challenges in Response to Violence Against Women – Lt. Mark Wynn

3) Abuser Intervention Program Model Practices – Ted German and David Adams, Emerge

2:30-245 BREAK

2:45-4:00 Break Out Sessions (pick one)

1) When Victims Use Violence and Victim Safety Issues – Kelsey McKay, Independent Consultant and former prosecutor

2) Assessing Risk in Court – Judge Roberto Can᷉as, Jr. Presiding Justice, Texas County Court No. 10, Dallas

3) Investigation of Motive and Monitoring Offenders in Stalking Cases – Lt. Mark Wynn

4:00 Adjourn

April 4

8:30-10:00 Strangulation Assessment and Prosecution – Kelsey McKay, Independent

Consultant and former prosecutor

10:00-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:45 Holding Offenders Accountable – Judge Roberto Can᷉as, Jr., Presiding Justice, Texas County Court No. 10

11:45-1:00 LUNCH (on your own)

1:00-2:45 Break Out Session (pick one)

1) Under the Radar: Prosecuting Intimate Partner Sexual Assaults, Pamela Powers, Aequitas

2) Probation practices for promoting offender accountability and assessing risk, Speakers TBA

3) Civil Protection Orders and Risk Factors and Safety Planning – Amber Moe, Statewide Domestic Violence Court Manager, Idaho and Rebecca Thomforde, Center for Court Innovation, New York, and staff from Safe Passage

2:45 – 4:00 Wrap Up – David Adams and Rebecca Thomforde

This project is supported by Grant 2015-TA-AX-K005 awarded by the Office of Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this document are those of the author(s) and don’t necessarily represent the views of the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.

This training nor the Emerge agency or Emerge domestic violence model are not endorsed by the Idaho Supreme Court.

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