SAFeR Decision Making in IPV-Related Family Law Matters

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February 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Description: SAFeR is an approach to decision making in IPV-related family law matters. It consists of four parts:

(1) screening for IPV;

(2) assessing the full nature and context of IPV;

(3) focusing on the effects of IPV; and

(4) responding to IPV in all recommendations, decisions, and interventions.

Additional information can be found at SAFeRwas developed by the Battered Women’s Justice Project.


There is no charge for the training. Lunch will be provided. We are checking into the possibility of offering CLEs for participation.


Who should attend: Attorneys and judicial staff who work with family law cases involving DV and domestic violence advocates who work with survivors dealing with divorce, custody and visitation issues are encouraged to attend.


For more information: Please contact Anna Rockhill at This training is being offered by Portland State University’s Regional Research Institute as part of Grant No. 2016-SI-AX-0007 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.