Goals for 2016 and Beyond

1. Community awareness and education
on the Link

2. Sheltering of human and animal victims
of domestic abuse together, which will
lead lower rates of recidivism and

3. The creation of multidisciplinary
response teams for human and animal
violence intervention and improved
cross-reporting methods and forms to be
used in the community that will lead to
higher prosecution rates and more
successful outcomes

4. Improved psychological treatment
methods for victims and perpetrators
through evidence-based animal-assisted
therapeutic interventions and humane
education, which will help to break the
cycles of abuse in families

5. Strengthening and enforcing of animal
abuse laws

6. The prediction and prevention of family violence