31st Annual McGuire Memorial Conference on Family Violence
October 22 and 23, 2020
Join us as we move to an online venue!
Experts take a deeper look at the unexpected ways offenders target and torment their victims; the impact of violence on children; and new initiatives to combat these criminals. Attendees will take part in a MOCK FATALITY REVIEW!
The Billings Area Family Violence Task force is excited to offer the excellent conference content you expect,
delivered directly to your home or office, AND at a lower registration cost!
Registration now closed.
If you are already a registered conference attendee, you should have received
an e-mail from the Billings Area Family Violence Task Force with conference material
and webinar links. If you have not received that e-mail
(check your spam/junk folder) contact the Task Force at
THURSDAY–Session begins at 9:00 a.m.
Dr. Neil Websdale and colleagues from the Family Violence Center at Arizona State University will present:
- 9:00-10:00: Fatality Review Process presented by Dr. Neil Websdale
- 10:15-11:15: Community Informed Risk Assessments presented by Greg Giangobbe and Mark Perkovich
- 11:30-12:30: The Arizona Child and Adolescent Survivor Initiative presented by Holly Hulen
- 12:30-1:30: LUNCH BREAK
- 1:30-4:30: Mock fatality review–broken up into several guided discussion groups, attendees will review a case involving domestic violence and a spree killing
FRIDAY–Session begins at 9:00 a.m.
Catherine Garcia, an investigator from the San Diego Police Department (1987-2001) and San Diego County District Attorney’s Office (2001-2017), will present information and case studies on:
- Family Court and Child Abduction
- “False” or Misleading Information
- Corroboration: Finding and using paper evidence in an investigation
- Trauma Informed Investigations
- Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC)
Sessions will be broken up with breaks after each–specific times for Fridays sessions to be determined