Training DVD

Strangulation: What We Have Learned is a comprehensive training video featuring national experts on the subject of strangulation from detection through prosecution of strangulation cases. It’s a “must-do” training for any professional who works with victims of Intimate Partner Violence.

Group photo DVD Video


Casey Gwinn, J.D., President, Alliance for HOPE International
Gael Strack, J.D., Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for HOPE International
Detective Mike Agnew, Fresno Police Department
Dr. Dean Hawley, Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Rhonda Martinson, J.D., Attorney Advisor, AEquitas
Dr. Ellen Taliaferro, Program Chair, Northern CA chapter of NSA
Members of the San Diego Family Justice Center VOICES Committee

Video Chapters:

• Strangulation: What We Have Learned (Introduction)
• Strangulation 101
• Anatomy
• Signs and Symptoms
• Community Response
• Petechiae
• Unconsciousness and Death
• Suffocation
• First Response
• Identification of the Primary Aggressor
• Medical/Forensic Documentation
• Follow Up Investigation and Care
• Prosecution
• Defense Theories
• Using Experts
• Understanding the Lethality of Strangulation
• Role of Advocates
• The Link to Sexual Assault
• Treatment, PTSD, & Long Term Consequences
• Education, Training, & Implementation
• Community Response and Conclusion

To purchase the video, please visit the Alliance Shop.