Canadian Conference on the Prevention of Domestic Homicides

1st Annual
Canadian Conference on the Prevention of Domestic Homicides

June 14-16, 2009
London Convention Centre
A conference to Enhance Research and Practice Collaboration to Review & Prevent Domestic Homicides

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline April 15, 2009

Two Types of Submissions are invited:
Panel or Workshop Presentation: 75 minute session consisting of one or more presentations. They can have a research or practice focus.
Priority will be given to innovative research or practice that focus on common risk factors and systemic gaps in policies, training and resources that are related to domestic homicides.

Priority will be given to Workshops that focus on the Following topics:
• Impact of domestic violence on children as victims and witnesses of domestic homicide
• Safety planning for women who are leaving abusive relationships
• Risk reduction and treatment of domestic violence perpetrators
• Risk assessment of domestic violence by different sectors
• Management of high risk domestic violence cases
• Public education strategies for warning signs for lethal domestic violence
• Role of the workplace in addressing the needs of victims of domestic violence
• Benefits of local and centralized death reviews
• International perspectives on domestic homicide reviews
• Recent developments in Canadian DV homicide review processes
• Silent Witness Project in Canada and the UScdn-conf-on-prev-of-domestic-homicides-notice2

See conference information and call for papers submission form

E-mail submission to: Maria Callaghan at


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