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Lethality Assessment Screening Tool

This assessment tool is used to determine the history and severity of the abuse taking place and what resources would be most helpful.

Questions we may ask include:

  • Has he/she ever used a weapon against you or threatened you with a weapon?
  • Has he/she threatened to kill you or your children?
  • Do you think he/she might try to kill you?
  • Does he/she have a gun or can he/she get one easily?
  • Has he/she ever tried to choke you?

Learn more about the Lethality Assessment Program

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