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Implementing Survivor Defined Success and Hope Theory into Family Justice Centers Part 3

In the last part of the 3 part webinar series Chan and Casey look at the implementation of hope theory in Family Justice Centers. The discuss the methodology used in California, the benefits and the... Read More

What Paramedics Need to Know About Strangulation

Presented by: Dr. Ralph Riviello. Strangulation is not always fatal, however, it does produce medical signs and symptoms for survivors, and the non-fatal assaults are very typical of domestic violence. Paramedics are often times the... Read More

What We Learned in 2015: Updates from the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Presented by: Dr. Dean Hawley, Casey Gwinn, JD, & Gael Strack, JD. Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking cases. Today, we know unequivocally that strangulation is one... Read More

Survivor Story – Kimberly

Kimberly is a survivor. She was nearly strangled to death by her ex-husband the day before her son’s graduation. Although she was nearly murdered, she still made it to the ceremony. Kimberly bravely shares her... Read More

Survivor Story – Tara

Tara thought she was checking into a hotel to celebrate with her boyfriend. What happened was completely different. She was nearly beaten to death, strangled, held against her will and feels that the system let... Read More