February 28, 2024 | Domestic Violence Series | Assessing Risk & Lethality in Domestic Violence Cases


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February 28, 2024 | 8:30-11:30am | 3 Contact Hours |  Zoom

This course will examine evidence-based tools for risk and lethality assessment in domestic violence cases and explore appropriate risk management. It will include an opportunity for participants to discuss the application of these tools to their work.

• Examine evidence-based tools for risk and lethality assessment in domestic violence cases
• Explore how these tools are used in Maine and their application to participants’ work
• Learn to apply appropriate risk management

About the Presenter

Faye Luppi
As a national consultant, Faye Luppi is a certified ODARA trainer and provides training and policy development on risk assessment in domestic violence cases. She graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 1985, followed by a clerkship with the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. She worked as a prosecutor for several years, and in private practice, before opening her own consulting firm. She has served as a senior planner for the Maine State Planning Office on projects involving children and families, and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine School of Law. From 1999 to 2022, she directed the Violence Intervention Partnership, a coordinated community response to domestic violence in Cumberland County. She worked with the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence to implement domestic violence risk assessment statewide in Maine, and teach the risk assessment classes at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. She serves on the boards of the Tree Street Youth Center and Justice for Women. She has also provided training in Russia and Brazil on risk assessment and effective community responses to domestic violence.

Contact Hours
3 contact hours for Nurses (CNE) CCSME is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Approved provider #4002961)
3 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
3 contact hours for CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Certificate of attendance for 3 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.
3 contact hours for Alcohol & Drug Counselors pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.