The County of San Diego Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) meets monthly to review intimate partner domestic violence-related fatalities in order to develop strategies, policy, and program recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths.
Case findings are compiled, risk factors identified, and determination is made if the case was intervene able at the individual/family, agency, and public policy levels. Recommendations from aggregate data are then made for strategies, policy, and systems changes.
All members of the team must sign a confidentiality statement per California Penal Code Sections 11163.3 – 11163.5.
The Treatment and Intervention Committee is comprised of:
The purpose of the T&I is:
The TEMC committee is comprised of various members from a range of agencies including the following:
The Purpose of the TEMC Committee is to:
The SDDVC was established in 1989 by a countywide network of battered women's programs, criminal justice agencies, and other organizations and individuals who shared the common goal of wanting to end violence against women and children.
The SDDVC is made up of over 600 member organizations. Membership consists of:
Executive Committee consisting of President, Past President, President Elect, Treasurer and Advisory Member, Program Coordinator, and a Project Coordinator. The Council also has Board Members consisting of the Executive Committee, Committee Chairs, and Advisory Members.
The Mission of the Council is to develop, promote, and enhance creative prevention and effective intervention initiatives, which will reduce the amount of violence in intimate relationships: to bring people together—in coalitions and committees—to build healthy families in San Diego County.