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Victim Services Division


The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Victim Services Division (VSD) Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse (TxCVC) hosts a webinar series designed for criminal justice professionals, victim service professionals and victims. Webinar topics cover a wide range of victim related topics. To register for currently scheduled webinars or to view recordings of previously hosted webinars, please visit the link listed for each session you wish to attend and enter your data.

Upcoming Webinars

Interpersonal Violence; Risk Assessment and Meaningful Safety Planning

Date:Friday, August 21, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by: David Obergfell, Sr. Director of Crisis Services Terros Health, Arizona; Capt US Air Force Reserves, 452 Aerospace Medical Squadron; LCSW

This presentation will forward the conversation on the use of meaningful safety planning in the context of interpersonal violence. Participants will be able to review and contrast multiple evaluation and risk assessment tools used by victim advocates, the US Department of Defense, law enforcement, and social service entities, including the Intimate Partner Physical Injury-Risk Assessment Tool (IPPI-RAT), The Danger Assessment tool, and the Victim Inventory of Goals, Options, and Risks (VIGOR). The discussion will include victimology and offender intersections that expose the opportunity for dynamic intervention and awareness.

Registration Link:

Access: The webinar registration link will send you through a process that will prompt you to create a one-time login ID and password and gather some basic information from you for grant purposes. Adobe Connect will send you an email confirming your registration and include a link to the webinar. This link is only active on the day of the webinar. You can use the Adobe Connect ID and password you created on all future TDCJ VSD webinars.

Previous Webinars

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