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Annual LAP Meeting with Mark Wynn

Monday, June 17, 2019
10:00 am MDT6:00 pm MDT
The City Library | Marmalade Branch | 280 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84103 (Park at church across the street)
Please register for each attendee.
Annual LAP Meeting with Mark Wynn

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition welcomes Mark Wynn, expert law enforcement and domestic violence trainer, to Utah’s 2019 LAP Partner Meeting on Monday, June 17, 10 am–6 pm, at The City Library's Marmalade Branch in Salt Lake City.

NOTE: Parking is limited—please park at church across the street

*POST credits are available*

REGISTRATION is REQUIRED—lunch provided—please advise of any dietary restrictions when registering.

Lt. Wynn requests attendees view The Crime of Domestic Violence Training video linked below prior to this training.

Mark Wynn is a retired Lieutenant of the Metropolitan Police Department in Nashville, Tennessee where he served as lieutenant to the Domestic Violence Division and as a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team. He currently runs Wynn Consulting providing training, prevention and consulting on the topics of domestic violence and sexual violence.

Lt. Wynn is a renowned educator, serving as an advisor to state, national and international leaders who have guided and shaped policy on this issue. Lt. Wynn will bring his expertise and training to support Utah as we work together with the LAP to strengthen our response and prevention efforts to domestic violence.

Training topics include:

1. The Realities of Violence Against Women – Assessing Lethality and Threats
This session exposes the participants to the reality of violence committed against women and the dangers to those who provide services to the victim/survivor. The common characteristics of victim and offender, missed crimes, the reasons these crimes are missed, and the impacts of missing these crimes will be outlined. Assessing the lethal risk to victims and the “threat” will be explored. The participants will be guided through the verbal threat; its impact on the victim and how to build a view of seriousness using pre-incident indicators to violence. A profile of domestic-related homicide using actual case examples and the common denominators in these fatal cases will also be discussed.

2. Beyond the Obvious – Interpreting the Power, Control, and Manipulation
This session will enable the participants to see the offender manipulation through the eyes of the victim, law enforcement, advocate and its impact. This session will enhance the participants’ understanding of the power, control and manipulation tactics used against the victim and the service provider as well as probable cause, interpretation of injuries, justifiable self-defense and determining dominant/primary aggressor.

3. Examination of the Motive and Impact of Strangulation
At the completion of this session, the participants will have an in-depth understanding of the lethality of strangulation, identification of the subtle signs and symptoms, correct documentation, necessary steps for prosecution, and the skills for successfully interviewing a victim.

4. Liability in Domestic/Sexual Violence Incidents
This session will guide the participants through the legal authority and methods of managing liability using the existing case law of "failure to protect" suits. At the conclusion of this session, the participants will have a detailed understanding of the dangerousness, complexity and liability risk of domestic/sexual violence.

Our Impact in 2018

January 1-December 31
  • CAPSA is a non-profit domestic violence, sexual abuse, and rape recovery center serving Cache County and the Bear Lake area.

  • YCC Family Crisis Center is a domestic violence shelter and rape crisis center provide services 24/7 to victims and their children.

  • Utah Legal Services (ULS) is a nonprofit law office incorporated in 1976 committed to making equal justice a reality by providing free legal help in non-criminal cases to low-income Utahns.

  • South Valley Services is a domestic violence service provider in West Jordan, Utah. We provide safe shelter and supportive services to women, men and their children who have been impacted by domestic violence.

  • Today, the YWCA is Utah’s most comprehensive provider of family violence services; our programs include walk-in services and a crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, children’s programs, and a vast array of supportive services.

  • Established in 1990, Seekhaven assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault rebuild their lives. Serving Grand County and Southeastern Utah, Seekhaven provides a wide range of essential services including client advocacy, emergency shelter, and transition assistance.

  • Peace House is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services, and safe housing.

  • New Hope Crisis Center has been serving Box Elder County for 30 years. Our mission is to provide all-inclusive, integrated, victim-centered services to stabilize and support individuals, families, and our community.

  • Founded in 1984, The Center for Women and Children in Crisis has been in continuous operation for 33 years. Our mission is to provide a caring, advocating, safe, and educationally based environment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Our organization advocates for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and the homeless. Serving people in Sevier, Piute, Millard, Sanpete and Wayne counties of Utah.

  • The DOVE Center is the only area agency providing safe-shelter, crisis intervention, and prevention for clients who have been victimized by violence in their home – whether by a family member or cohabitant – that also serves victims of rape and sexual assault.

  • Founded in 1922, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake is a non-profit organization that promotes safety, stability and self-sufficiency for low income families and individuals, as well as victims of domestic violence, through effective, efficient legal advocacy and assistance.

  • Canyon Creek Services provides free and confidential services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Iron, Beaver and Garfield Counties.

  • Valley Behavioral Health is a nonprofit network of clinics providing treatment for behavioral conditions, addictions, psychiatric conditions, autism and other chronic health conditions. We treat chronic lifelong conditions as well as temporary conditions triggered by traumatic life events. Our programs are tailored to people of all ages and every social, cultural and economic situation.

  • Preserve the heritage. Enhance the wellbeing. Strengthen the future of the People.

  • Our Mission: To help families of homicide victims receive hope, justice, and healing.

  • At Amethyst Center for Healing we are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities recover from trauma and abuse, so that we may all live peaceful, empowered lives.

  • Safe Harbor, a non-profit organization, provides shelter, supportive services and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as education, awareness and resources to our community.

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