Violence Coordinating Council (OWDVCC)
is a coordinated community response council
which pulls together the many agencies
and practitioners who respond to domestic violence cases in
the Northwest Florida area. This council is a
multidisciplinary effort formed to strengthen the links between
individual agencies and general systems to include but not limited to law enforcement, prosecution, the court system, victim advocacy, mental health, offender treatment, probation, health care and child protection.
To improve coordination and responses between agencies, departments, and the courts relating to offender accountability, victim safety, and
child safety in family / domestic violence cases as defined by the key agencies.
To promote effective prevention, intervention and treatment techniques to be developed based on research and data collection.
To promote professional enhancement strategies to include but not limited to continuing education, decorum, networking, and relationship building.
OWDVCC Annual Meeting
April 27, 2016
You are warmly invited to the upcoming OWDVCC meeting, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Niceville campus, SSC building room 302, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. (Upstairs room in the same building as our last meeting)
Our agenda will include finalizing our strategic plan, setting the annual meeting schedule, collecting membership applications/dues, organizing/staffing our sub-committees, and a brief training presentation. Please make an effort to attend and forward the invitation to related professionals to increase our stakeholder membership.
Charlie Wharton, from the Florida Coalition of Domestic Violence (FCADV), will join us to discuss training opportunities—possibly for the annual training in October.