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April 2012 Verve: Examining CTs Domestic Violence Courts

Domestic violence cases present unique challenges to criminal courts. Battered women often do not behave like victims of other crimes. Domestic violence perpetrators are intricately ... Read more

March 2012 Verve: A Victim Centered Perspective on CT’s Diversionary Practice

Given the prevalent use of diversionary methods in Connecticut, it is essential for the State to critically examine how and whether the batterer intervention diversionary ... Read more

February 2012 Verve: Evidence Based Prosecution: An Effective Tool in Adjudicating DV

There are concrete strategies that we, as professionals operating within our civil and criminal justice systems, can employ to recognize domestic violence as the societal ... Read more

January 2012 Verve: The Need to Overhaul Connecticut’s Civil Restraining Order

When Connecticut’s 2012 Legislative Session begins in February, DVCC360, along with the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence and its member programs, will seek to have ... Read more

December Verve: Lethal for 13 in 2011

As we closeout the year and look forward to 2012, DVCC360 would like to acknowledge thirteen Connecticut women who were killed by an intimate partner ... Read more

Responding to Domestic Violence in the 21st Century

Wednesday & Thursday, October 12-13, 2011 ... Read more

Andrew Klein Addresses Leaders Within Connecticut’s Criminal Justice System

On October 12th and 13th, 2011, the DVCC was pleased to host Andrew Klein, Ph.D., a Senior Researcher with Advocates for Human Potential, for a ... Read more

Experts Speak on The Health Effects of IPV and the Criminal Justice System's Response to Domestic Violence

"DVCC360 is a natural outgrowth of our effort over the last few years to create strong and highly collaborative partnerships that facilitate the work we are ... Read more

Testimony to Connecticut General Assembly's Judiciary Committee

Good Afternoon. My name is Andrea Dahms. I am an advocate with the Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Stamford and Norwalk. On behalf of DVCC, ... Read more

Recommendation to Mandate Conditional Plea for the Family Violence Education Program

To:          Connecticut General Assembly, Judiciary Committee Senator Eric Coleman, Chair Representative Gerald Fox III, Chair   From:    Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) Andrea Dahms, JD                 Kathryn Pawlik, JD   Date:     March 30, ... Read more

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