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Firearms and Domestic Violence

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March 21, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presenters: Daniel W. Webster, ScD, MPH is Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research and lead editor and contributor for Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013); Shannon Frattaroli, PhD is an Associate Director for Outreach at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and an Associate Professor in the Health Policy and Management Department at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Eugenio Carral J.D. serves as the Domestic Violence Division Director for the Administrative Office of the Courts for the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida in Miami Dade County.

Description: The faculty will discuss research on firearms in the context of severe and fatal domestic violence. They will address the risks posed by firearms of both homicide and suicide, health impacts of gun injuries, as well as prevention and retrieval initiatives. The system operative in the Miami-Dade courts for identification, surrender and retrieval, search and seizure, storage, and return will be examined. Forms utilized in the firearms retrieval process will be considered.

Article: Garen J. Wintemute, Shannon Frattaroli, Barbara E. Claire, Katherine A. Vittes, and Daniel W. Webster, (February, 2014). “Identifying Armed Respondents to Domestic Violence Restraining Orders and Recovering Their Firearms: Process Evaluation of an Initiative in California”. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 104, No. 2, e113 – e118. And various other articles and publications of the faculty.

Registration Details: This webinar is open to OVW Grantees and the general public. Click here to register.

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