Maureen Sheeran is a leader in domestic violence prevention and services. She is the chief program officer of the Family Violence and Domestic Relations Program in the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), the nation’s oldest judicial organization, which is located on the University of Nevada campus.
She is responsible for developing and overseeing the council’s efforts to improve the judicial response to domestic violence and to improve outcomes for victims of domestic violence and their children involved in the family court or dependency systems. She has spearheaded initiatives to design more effective approaches to working with battered women and their children.
In this episode, we talk about the following subjects:
- Mass shootings
- Domestic violence and statistics
- Committee to Aid Abused Women
- The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
- What services the council offers to judges
- Impacts to victims of domestic violence
- Characteristics of abusers
- Coercive and controlling behavior
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