Use of the Danger Assessment in Family Justice Centers

This template resource, produced by Alliance for HOPE International, contains recommendations for practices that will protect the confidential information of survivors in the use of the Danger Assessment Tool in a Family Justice/Multi-Agency Center. Specifically, this document identifies ways to prevent the potential compelled disclosure of a survivor's private information in court proceedings. The document also urges all states to have clear laws and legislation regarding Family Justice/Multi-Agency Centers and their role, responsibilities and duties surrounding privilege, consent and confidentiality. The California legislation regarding privilege, consent, and confidentiality is included at the end of the document.

October 2, 2023   confidential information     danger assessment     FJC     FJCA     survivors     template resources