The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention is excited to offer a 4-day Advanced Strangulation Course in San Diego, CA from February 14-17, 2017. Register before January 6, 2017 to receive an Early Bird discount!
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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

February 7
VIDEO: San Diego Woman Shares Story of Domestic Violence as County Officials Crack Down on Strangulation Cases
February 7, 2017

By: Amanda Shotsky VIDEO SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego law enforcement is stepping up efforts to crack down on domestic violence, specifically cases that  Continue Reading »

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February 2
VIDEO: New Training to Combat Deadly Domestic Violence Cases
February 2, 2017

By: Lyndsay Winkley VIDEO: Strangulation PSA SAN DIEGO, CA – Despite the terror she felt when her husband wrapped his hands around her throat, Mariel  Continue Reading »

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