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First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain

The California Attorney General's Office - 2011

Produced by the California Attorney General's Office, this 15 minute video discusses the lasting impacts of domestic violence on young children and their brain development. It highlights that repeated exposure to violence changes the brain,... Read More

Inclusion within Co-Location: Welcoming the Deaf Community & People with Disabilities into your Family Justice Center

Cassady - 2016

Although organizations and professionals co-located in Family Justice Centers have the best of intentions in serving diverse populations who have experienced intimate partner violence; “diversity” typically is defined as working with victims and survivors of... Read More

Clinical Documentation of Strangulation Cases

Nash and Smock - 2016

Presented by: Dr. William Smock & Kim Nash, BSN, RN. Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. With updated research, thorough trainings and state of the art tools... Read More

The Long-Term Consequences of Strangulation

Smock - 2016

There is mounting evidence in the medical literature that intimate partner violence, including strangulation, has long-term negative health consequences for survivors. This impact, what Dr. Ellen Taliaferro terms the "Pandora Effect", lingers long after the... Read More

IAFN Non-Fatal Strangulation Documentation Toolkit

International Association of Forensic Nurses - 2016

The Non-Fatal Strangulation Documentation Toolkit was developed by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) to assist clinicians in multiple settings and various disciplines with the evaluation of non-fatal strangulation. Read More