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View the free Investigating Strangulation Course or take the Investigating Strangulation test for free online.

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Offering San Diego-based, on-site, and online webinar trainings for all family violence and sexual assault professionals.

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The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention provides numerous resources for family violence professionals.

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About the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault: unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. When domestic violence perpetrators choke (strangle) their victims, not only is this felonious assault, but it may be an attempted homicide.

Strangulation is an ultimate form of power and control where the batterer can demonstrate control over the victim’s next breath: it may have devastating psychological effects or a potentially fatal outcome.

The goals of the Institute are to:

  • Enhance the knowledge and understanding of professionals working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who are strangled
  • Improve policy and practice among the legal, medical, and advocacy communities
  • Maximize capacity and expertise
  • Increase offender accountability and ultimately enhance victim safety.

Latest News

November 23
Rubinstein Vows to Charge Strangulations at Felony Level
November 23, 2015

Paul Shockley – Daily Sentential – In a significant criminal justice policy shift, Mesa County District Attorney Dan Rubinstein says he will aggressively pursue prosecution of  Continue Reading »

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November 3
Workshop Explains Hidden Dangers of Strangulation
November 3, 2015

Adam Robertson – Mineral Independent – SUPERIOR – Residents, medical personnel and law enforcement officers gathered at the Mineral County Courthouse Tuesday for a presentation on  Continue Reading »

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