Warning sign of dating violence

Threat assessment tools help victims, social services, police, and other professionals figure out the level of risk for death when a woman abuse is experiencing abuse.

He may also use violence, coercion or threats to the safety of loved ones or pets to try and force reconciliation.

So it’s really important that victims do not tell the abuser about their plan to leave until after they have been able to separate safely.

If the abuser has suspicions and continues to accuse the victim of planning to leave, an immediate safety plan needs to be put in place.

It is best to have a professional conduct the assessment; but you can look at the risk factors and see how many you think you may have before you see a trained professional.

Women are at higher risk for death when they separate from their abusive partner.

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