BC Summary of Domestic Violence Risk Factors Based on 19 Risk Factors
Ending Violence Association of BC
A summary of risk factors for women experiencing abuse. It is included as an appendix within the manual Interagency Case Assessment Team Best Practices: Working Together to Reduce the Risk of Domestic Violence, refer to page 60 for the summary of risk factors.
The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative strives to:
Foster collaboration and communication among organizations that work with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence;
Identify missed opportunities for intervention and prevention in prior cases of domestic homicide and develop recommendations aimed at different helping systems to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future;
Ascertain and analyze best practices for risk assessment, management, and safety planning within vulnerable communities.
In Canada we have many different sectors working to prevent domestic violence deaths through research, front line programming, death review committees, coroners' investigations, inquests, and inquiries. This website contains a list of select national resources and initiatives, as well as resources and news stories by region.