Local agencies receive training in danger assessment

Noted expert on family violence prevention, was in Cranbrook on Thursday to deliver an all-day training workshop.

  • Oct. 11, 2013 8:00 p.m.
Left to right: Scott MacLeod

Left to right: Scott MacLeod

Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, noted expert on family violence prevention, was in Cranbrook on Thursday to deliver an all-day training workshop — Intimate Partner Risk Assessment: Implications for Women’s Safety — to approximately 40 people from Kootenay agencies, including Kootenay Haven Transition House, Victims’ Services, Child Protection, Children Who Witness Abuse Program, Mental Health, and others. The purpose for this training is for the participants to receive certification in Danger Assessment. The basis for the training is to go through the danger assessment tool and to be able to use it when needed when the participants’ work requires. Left to right: Scott MacLeod, RCMP Victim Services program manager; Nancy Reid, Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays, Administrator of Women’s Services, Dr. Jacqueline C. Campbell. MacLeod and Reid helped to organize the training workshop.