Dr. Peter Jaffe is a Psychologist and Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University and the Director Emeritus of the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children. He is the Director Emeritus for the London Family Court Clinic, a children’s mental health centre specializing in issues that bring children and families into the justice system in London, Ontario. Dr. Jaffe has co-authored ten books, 29 chapters and over 80 articles related to domestic violence, the impact of domestic violence on children, homicide prevention and the role of the criminal and family justice systems. For the past 30 years, he has presented workshops across the United States and Canada, as well as Australia, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Europe to various groups including judges, lawyers, health, mental health professionals and educators. Since 1999, Dr. Jaffe has been on faculty for the National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges in the US for judicial education programs titled “Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases.” He was a founding member of Ontario’s Chief Coroner’s Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. He has also been instrumental in developing violence prevention programs for schools and has been a trustee on the Thames Valley District School Board since 1980. In 2009, he was named an Officer in the Order of Canada by the Governor General for his work preventing domestic violence in the community.