How to Identify the Dominant Aggressor in Strangulation Cases Webinar
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It is challenging for Law Enforcement to arrive on a scene and find both parties with injuries and their own versions of what took place. Law Enforcement is then asked to identify a Dominant Aggressor. Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking cases, in particular. Today, we know unequivocally that strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. Identifying the true dominant aggressor is never an easy task in any domestic violence case. Professionals cannot rely on visible injuries alone. There are at least 10 important factors to consider – join us to find out more. This webinar will help professionals identify the dominant aggressor not only in domestic violence cases but also non-fatal strangulation cases in particular. During this 90 minute webinar, Gael Strack, our CEO, and faculty member Mike Agnew will discuss lessons learned, best practices, new research, and resources available for family violence and sexual assault professionals. This webinar is designed through case studies to provide ideas on how to identify the Dominant Aggressor. The unique challenges of non-fatal strangulation assaults that may leave only minor to no visible injuries are discussed along with factors to be considered.