Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence


Domestic Violence Annual Report 2012



The following members of the New York State DV Advisory Council developed new publications for 2012:

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

OASAS revised on outdated Local Services Bulletin for Providers. This bulletin also has a new emphasis on standardized screening tools.

For more information visit the OASAS website.

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
DCJS published an annual report that looks at the incidence of domestic violence homicide in New York State. That report has a special focus on intimate partner relationship homicide, which includes spouse, ex-spouse, heterosexual or same –sex partner as well as ex-partners, whether or not the victim and offender resided together at the time of the incident or had lived together previously. It also explores the instances of homicides among family members, such as the killing of a child by a parent.
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV)

OPDV developed new materials for the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign:

  • Wallet cards
  • Talking points about the campaign
  • Activities for book clubs

OPDV reviewed the wallet card and collateral materials produced by the New York State Sheriff’s Association and New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services:

  • SAVIN-NY: Order of Protection Notification System wallet card

OPDV produced an Information Guide:

OPDV produced and distributed the follow reports: