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

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

2018 HOPETalks

In this HOPETalks video, three leading directors in the Family Justice Center Movement - Carmen Pitre, Mary Claire Landry, and Cherri Allison - share their insights on why they embraced the movement, how they know... Read More

Do You Need a Paramedic?

Developed by the San Diego Fire Department and the Alliance, this 30-minute training video was intended to assist front-line paramedics in assessing a strangled patient. This video covers best practices for paramedics and law enforcement... Read More

Responding to Strangulation Assault: A Training Video for Law Enforcement

House Bill 911, which added language to the existing aggravated assault statute to make strangulation a felony offense, was signed into law by Governor Deal on April 24, 2014. This legislation enables law enforcement to... Read More

The Danger of Strangulation

The Danger of Strangulation is a training video clip of San Diego Firefighter and Paramedic Mitch Mendler, Joe Russo, Danielle Bebee and San Diego Police Detective Rena Hernandez, who demonstrate how to educate a victim... Read More