Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies

Comments about Domestic Violence Death Review Committees from:
  • Peter Jaffe, Director of the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children
  • Neil Websdale, Director, U.S. National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative
  • Dr. William Lucas, Regional Supervising Coroner, Chair of the Domestic Violence Review Committee
  • Beth Jordan, Managing Director, Adobe Consulting Services
  • Kelly Watt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Domestic Homicides and Death Reviews: The Canadian Experience

In April 2012, Myrna Dawson was invited to participate in the seminar series offered by the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research in Mackay, Queensland.  Dawson presented research on trends in domestic homicides in Canada and provided an overview of findings from the Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review Committee on which she sits as a member.