Participation is open to new and experienced state, tribal and territorial judges and judicial officers wishing to enhance their skills in handling civil and criminal domestic violence cases.
Participation is limited to 50 judges and judicial officers.
Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.
A judge participant in this workshop will be better able to:
- Evaluate the impact of violence on adult victims and children who witness violence.
- Identify the protection and restoration requirements of domestic violence victims.
- Describe patterns of batterer conduct, assess the dangerousness of specific batterers, and impose effective intervention and accountability mechanisms for batterers and more.