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CPO Safety Planning Training


Assessing Risk and Safety Planning in Civil Protective Orders: Strategies for Enhancing Safety for Self-Represented Litigants

A training day for attorneys, victim witness assistants, and legal advocates.


This practical and interactive session will explore how advocates can better serve self-represented domestic violence litigants. Faculty will describe the social science behind lethality and risk assessment and procedural justice and offer concrete tools and suggestions for court-based risk assessment in an effort to enhance safety and access to justice for self-represented litigants.

3 Sessions: