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Suicide Assessment

This webinar provides an overview of how to conduct a suicide assessment with a client during intake at a Family Justice Center or similar co-located model. Speakers share the prevalence of suicide, discuss risk factors,... Read More

Carotid Artery Dissections: Time from Strangulation to Stroke

Carotid Artery Dissections are the #1 Cause of Strokes in Patients Under 45. This presentation from Police Surgeon, Bill Smock, MD, includes literature and references on carotid artery dissections, how to recognize the injury and... Read More

What We Learned in 2017: Updates from the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking cases. Today, we know unequivocally that strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Unconsciousness may occur within... Read More

Dr. Smock’s Top 25 Serious Medical Consequences Resulting from Strangulation and the Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint

This presentation from Police Surgeon, Bill Smock, MD, includes the top 25 serious medical complications resulting from strangulation with references. Dr. Smock is the Chair of the National Medical Advisory Committee for the Training Institute... Read More

Increasing Wellbeing through Trauma Informed Practices

The Full Frame Initiative (FFI) believes that every person in this country has a right to wellbeing. And all of us - from janitor to judge, senior executive to senior citizen, adult to adolescent -... Read More