This year, the National Campus Climate Survey (NCCS) will be sent to graduate and professional students on main and north campus, from the address NCCS@ssgresearch.com. The results of the 2019 Campus Climate Survey will directly influence UNM’s approach to addressing sexual violence. To ensure the development of informed campaigns and programs, it’s critical that UNM receives a high rate of response to the survey.
Team Releases 2009 Domestic Violence Report
February 14, 2010
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2010 Contact: Luke Frank, Media Relations Manager 505/272-3679; cell 505/907-9525Findings Reveal Dramatic Age Range In Victims And OffendersALBUQUERQUE, NM – The New Mexico Intimate Partner Violence Death Review Team has released its findings and recommendations regarding 2006 domestic partner homicides. The team, established in 1998, is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of professionals that reviews “closed-case” deaths by calendar year. In 2006, 21 of 22 intimate partner death cases were domestic violence or stalking cases; the remaining case was sexual-assault related. The team’s primary findings include: Ø Medical, law enforcement and other victim advocates involved in domestic violence incidents often have interaction with victims prior to their death. Ø Twenty-three percent of intimate partner violence homicides involved teens under the age of 18. Ø Fourteen percent of intimate partner related deaths involved victims over the age of 80. With each finding come recommendations. For example, the team recommends New Mexico law enforcement use the Uniform Domestic Violence Report, which provides a list of specific questions to help first-responders assess the threat to victims upon first report to law enforcement. Legislative, Policy and Systems recommendations also are provided More detailed data in the report include crimes associated with each case; as well as victim and offender data – including gender, age, race and ethnicity; weapons used; death location; etc. Visithttp://hsc.unm.edu/som/programs/cipre/annrep.shtmlto view the complete report. For more information on the New Mexico Intimate Partner Violence Death Review Team, please visithttp://hsc.unm.edu/som/programs/cipre/IPVDRT.shtml.
Thank you to all of the providers who have volunteered to assist asylum seekers recently brought to Albuquerque. If you are a provider who would like to volunteer, you must do so through the HSC External and Community Affairs office. Please reach out to Chamiza1@salud.unm.edu or JesKelly@salud.unm.edu for details.
Register by March 27 for the March 30 event