DVERT™ (Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team) is a trauma focused crisis response team that provides an on-call, on-scene response to domestic violence survivors to avert gender-based violence and to prevent children from growing up in violent homes. DVERT™ provides on-scene safety planning, access to resources, empowerment, and engagement in on-going support services.
On average, we served 13% male survivors and 87% female survivors from February 2018 through March 2019.
DVERT™ in the News
- Domestic violence victims can face isolation and terror. But help is available, May 2019, Cincinnati Enquirer
- Women Helping Women, CPD team up to combat domestic violence in Cincinnati, November 2017, WKRC
- New initiative in Cincinnati looks to reduce domestic violence, November 2, 2017, WLWT
Facts & Statistics
DVERT™ has responded to 1,068 survivors from February 2018 through March 2019.
The highest percentage of DVERT™ survivors range in age from 18-30 at 50.8%.
81% of survivors report that the perpetrator is either a current or former intimate partner.
85% of survivors complete a safety plan on scene with an advocate.