Course detail: DVPORL - Domestic Violence, Protection Orders and Risk of Lethality

Description:  
An eight-hour, one-day class designed to define domestic violence, protection order, tools and strategies for assessing danger or risk of lethality. Responding to and investigating domestic violence, stalking orders, and lethality will be discussed along with the limitations of protection orders. 

Core Competencies: 
  • Participants will recognize domestic violence, protection order violations, tools and strategies for assessing danger or risk of lethality after engaging in discussions and critiquing scenarios based on these crimes. 
  • Participants will construct plans created to safely respond to scenarios in which a protection order is in place. 

Course Objectives: 
  • Participants define domestic violence and determine ways in which to maintain officer/victim safety during domestic violence calls. 
  • Participants define probable cause and mandatory arrest for domestic violence calls. 
  • Participants define stalking and determine ways in which to maintain officer/victim safety during encounters with stalking. 
  • Participants gain tools and strategies for assessing danger or risk of lethality. 
  • Participants interpret protection orders and discuss how to utilize them in cases of domestic violence and stalking.
Instructional Methods: 
  • Lecture 
  • Scenario 
  • Small group discussion 
Who Should Attend: 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Social Service Providers 
  • EMS Personnel 
Course Requirements: 

100% participation in group work and discussion 



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