Safety and Accountability: A Systems Response

James E. Henderson Jr, MSW CAC-R - TA Provider/Trainer, Battered Women's Justice Project

January 23, 2019

Training Description

This workshop discusses the many factors involved inholding the domestic violence offender accountable for their behavior and how our policies and practices can enhance or impede both victim/children's safety and offender accountability. Participants learn the concept of Therapeutic Jurisprudences and the importance of a victim centered approach. We discuss the similarities and differences between partner abuse and substance abuse; new tools for managing offenders and how enhanced collaboration with all community partners, through assessments and monitoring ultimately lead to community safety. The presenter identifies national resources for the management of those charged with domestic violence.