Department of Defense Response to IPV

BWJP is hosting a free webinar, The Department of Defense Response to Intimate Partner Violence. The webinar will be held February 10th from 3-4:30 ET, but registration closes February 8th, so plan ahead.

From the site:

Presenters: Melvina Thornton, LICSW, Program Analyst, Family Advocacy Program (FAP), Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy. Karen C. Roksandic, LMSW, ACSW, FAP Case Management Section Lead, Commander, Navy Installations Command-Millington Detachment.

Moderator: Glenna Tinney, Military Advocacy Program Coordinator, Battered Women’s Justice Project

Description: What do you need to know about the DOD response to intimate partner violence that will help you be more effective in working with military victims and offenders?  This Webinar will provide an overview of military structure and culture and the DOD policies and practices for responding to intimate partner violence.  The Webinar will include information about the Family Advocacy Program, confidentiality (restricted and unrestricted reporting), victim advocacy, risk and danger assessment, safety planning, and the Transitional Compensation Program that provides support to family members when a service member is separated from the military due to family violence.