National Domestic Violence FatAlity Review Initiative
The mission of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative (NDVFRI) is to provide technical assistance for the reviewing of domestic violence related deaths with the underlying objectives of preventing them in the future, preserving the safety of battered women, and holding accountable both the perpetrators of domestic violence and the multiple agencies and organizations that come into contact with the parties.
NDVFRI staff and consultants offer:
- Onsite community technical assistance
- Customized information packets
- National and regional training conferences
- Video and teleconferences
- The ndvfri.org website, which contains a wealth of information about fatality review and includes team reports, fatality review statutes and executive orders, sample data-collection instruments, sample confidentiality agreements, team contact information, and much more.
If you are interested in learning more about technical assistance opportunities provided through NDVFRI, please contact us. NDVFRI staff and consultants look forward to serving you.
September 30, 2014
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific
Since its initial training by NDVFRI staff in 2000, Montana's statewide team has implemented several unique protocols. These include diverse team membership, travel to the community in which the deaths occurred and a commitment to interviewing those closest to both the victim and perpetrator. Additionally, Montana's team has received national recognition for its work conducting reviews in Indian Country. Recently that work culminated in the establishment of the nation's first Native American DV fatality review team.
Produced by: S.T.O.P in Action: Montana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission