Domestic Violence Intervention

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This service aims to increase community safety by reducing incidents of domestic violence through intensive supervision and effective intervention services that will hold offenders accountable, while encouraging, motivating and supporting them in leading a crime-free lifestyle. The Officer is required to have a thorough understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and the coordinated community response to domestic violence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting assessments through individual sessions with each client, liaising with partner agencies, and the Probation Officer for Victim Services to determine the client’s level of risk and needs.
  • Preparing effective case management protocols that outline appropriate intervention services based on the identified level of  risk and needs
  • Liaising with external partner agencies for the provision of appropriate services not offered by the DCR.
  • Liaising with the Probation Officer for Victim Services, and conducting community visits, to assist in the continuous assessment of clients cognitive-behavioral changes as a part of the supervision process.
  • Preparing and submitting reports (Presentencing, Summary of Assessment, and Case Status Reports) on adult offenders as   requested by the Court and other partner agencies with suitable options, in a timely manner.
  • Supervising and monitoring clients in accordance with departmental standards and procedures
  • Providing and maintaining statistical data on domestic violence clientele in order to develop, implement, and enhance intervention services.
  • Attending Court (Summary/ Grand) as and when required
  • Representing the department, when required, for community presentations and/or public education initiatives.

Last Updated: 2013-04-04

Last Updated 2013-04-04