2018-19 Ohio DV Fatality Report

Once again, the Ohio Domestic Violence Network has compiled Ohio's domestic violence fatality data for the past year. Public awareness of the scope and tragedy of domestic violence related deaths is critical for our efforts to create change. Lives lost to domestic violence in Ohio this past year include women, children, men, pets, and bystanders. Seventy-three percent of fatal incidents involved guns.  

Click HERE to read the press release with profiles of this year's Croucher Family Award honorees. 

Click HERE to view the 2018-2019 Domestic Violence Fatality Summary Infographic.

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To view training opportunities provided by various national and state organizations for Judges, Attorneys and Court Personnel, please click here.

Mary O'Doherty Joins ODVN as Executive Director

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Mary O’Doherty as the organization’s Executive Director effective March 1, 2019. ODVN’s current Executive Director, Nancy Neylon, will be retiring after successfully leading ODVN for the past 24 years.

Ms. O’Doherty joins us from the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence where she has served most recently as Deputy Director, with duties that included fund development, overseeing the agency’s financial management, managing the Economic Empowerment and Housing programs and directing agency communications. A 16-year veteran of the non-profit sector, Mary has a B.A. from Indiana University and has received national recognition for her economic empowerment, housing development and advocacy work in the field including Advocate of the Year from the Allstate Foundation.

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October 2019 CLE: Advanced Issues in Representing Domestic Violence Survivors

Registration is now open for the CLE Advanced Issues in Representing Domestic Violence Survivors in Dayton. (If you cannot make this event, it will be repeated November 15, 2019 in Findlay, Ohio).

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ODVN CARES: Materials to Support Survivors with Head Injuries and/or Mental Health Challenges

Click the images below to download the latest documents:

    Invisible Injuries | Just Breathe

   Head Injury Education Card

   Head Injury Education Card (Spanish)

ODVN Media Guide

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network offers this Media Guide to assist the press in developing ethical, accurate, and compelling coverage of domestic violence and domestic violence homicides.  The Media Guide includes inks to resources and helpful background information on the issue.

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Media Guide
The National Network to End Domestic Violence offers this 24-hour snapshot of requests for services from Ohio's domestic violence programs.

Additional resources or comment on specific aspects of domestic violence or services available in Ohio for those affected is available by contacting ODVN at info@odvn.org

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