FJC Europe FJC Europe

European Alliance
for Hope and
Empowerment

There is A BETTER WAY to give extra hope to each victim of domestic violence…
The European Family Justice Center Alliance aims to develop and support local
Family Justice Centers all over Europe that help victims and their children find
all services they need in ONE PLACE: medical professionals, caretakers, counselors,
advocates, prosecutors, police officers and others.

The 19th Annual International Family Justice Center Conference

March 18 – 21, 2019

The EFJCA and the team of the Mutsaersstichting joined in March the 19th International FJC Conference in San Diego, organized by the U.S. Alliance for Hope International and provided on Thursday March 21 their joint workshop "Working with Families and Perpetrators in European Family Justice Centers’".

During this session the participants were informed how European FJC’s involve the work with families and perpetrators in their programs and how the Dutch MULTIFOCUS methodology from the Mutsaersstichting fits perfect in that program. The session showed the methodology in practice and provided the participants with results that showed that a holistic approach of domestic violence within the family and with all family members is absolutely effective and will reduce dramatically the rates of recidivism.

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General Session on Tuesday March 19, 2019

Pascale & Bert with the Honorable Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., 17th Surgean General of the United States


Liernja van Eijkern from the Mutsaersstichting during the session