Many communities continue to struggle with building an effective CCR to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence that involves every system and community-based stakeholder impacting a case. Ongoing collaboration and information-sharing on IPV and sexual assault cases is crucial to managing appropriate services and accurately communicating the level of risk, the safety needs as determined by the survivor, while also preventing significant case facts from falling through the cracks. Building and sustaining a multi-disciplinary team takes leadership. This session is designed to provide participants with state of the art practices that can substantially improve outcomes for victims/survivors, communities and offenders involved in the criminal justice system. Developing formal and informal leadership in organizations is key to improving outcomes and experiences for the clients being served. This session will provide an overview of best practices in leadership throughout an organization or system as well as strategies to implement effective programs, practices, system change in criminal justice organizations.