Violence in the Family - Family and Criminal Law Aspects, Stalking and Child Abuse

Start Date: Sunday, September 02, 2012
End Date: Saturday, September 08, 2012
Category: Society Issues
Venue: Trier
Country: Germany
Leading organisation: Deutsche Richterakademie
Cooperative Partner:
Language(s): German
Training level:
Target audience:
Participants(EJTN): 10
Contact: Wiebke Dettmers
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +49 30 18580 6971

Course Description

The conference is targeted at criminal court and family court judges, as well as public prosecutors.
The following themes, in particular, are to be illuminated in presentations and discussions:

  • Emergence of domestic violence
  • Violence in families from the Islamic cultural sphere
  • Reaction of family courts to violence in the family under particular consideration of the “Gewaltschutzgesetz” (Act for the Protection against Violence)
  • Tasks and problems of the youth welfare office in family conflict
  • Possibility of an early warning system and corresponding networking
  • Victims of violent crime and criminal proceedings
  • Criminal capacity and prospects for treatment in sexual and violent offenders
  • Credibility evaluations in cases of suspected sexual abuse
  • Video examination of child victims of violent crime
  • Stalking.