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When Sheltering at Home Isn’t Safe

When Sheltering at Home Isn’t Safe


The conditions created by the current global pandemic including increased family time at home, isolation from friends and family, emotional and financial stressors, reduced access to courts and other service providers are the very conditions that allow domestic violence to thrive.

Learning Objectives

-Why the dynamics of intimate partner violence can make this crisis especially harmful or dangerous for some victims

-Statewide overview of existing support systems and new resources

-Tips for more safely communicating and safety planning with victim clients during quarantine

-Challenges accessing civil legal relief that may support and assist clients experiencing abuse


Hon. Andrew Crecca – Matrimonial Parts of the Tenth Judicial District

Ellen Schell, Esq – New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Cynthia Carroll Nolan, Esq. – Legal Aid Society of Rochester

Jennifer DeCarli, Esq. LMSW – NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

Bryn Lovejoy-Grinnell, Esq. – Vera House Inc.

Amy Schwartz-Wallace, Esq. – Empire Justice Center

Non-Member Price: $100.00
Published Date:
  • May 6, 2020
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VHP41
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Recorded Date:
  • 1hr 15min