Training

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Upcoming Training


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Identifying, Investigating & Prosecuting Domestic Violence Strangulation Cases

October 3-4, 2019 | 9:00a-5:00P

Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault: unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. When domestic violence perpetrators choke (strangle) their victims, especially to the point of unconsciousness, it is not only a felony but it may be an attempted homicide. Strangulation is an ultimate form of power and control that can have a devastating psychological effect on victims. The inability to breathe is one of the most terrifying events a person can endure.

Course Description:

  • Findings from a study of 300 misdemeanor strangulation cases

  • Understanding the lethality of strangulation  Link to other crimes, police shootings and mass murders

  • Identifying the signs and symptoms of strangulation cases

  • Anatomy and medical aspects in surviving and non-surviving victims

  • Investigating and documenting a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Strangulation cases

  • Legal aspects of strangulation cases with surviving victims

  • Developing and using experts in court

  • Advocating for traumatized victims

  • Resources and handouts developed by the Institute

Register here.

 

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Responsive Services for Immigrants Amidst Hostile Politics

June 27th, 2019 | 9:00a-12:00P

See description on flyer.

Register here.

 
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Training by Request

Do you need training for your staff or organization? We offer all of the training below and more. Please contact Eva Lessinger at elessinger@nofjc.org for more information or to schedule a training for your organization.

 

IN-School CURRICULUM:

  • Safe Dates

  • Care-ageous Kids

  • Consent Workshop

  • Bystander Intervention

General training

  • Sexual Assault 101 + Responding to Disclosures

  • Domestic Violence 101

  • Non-fatal Strangulation: Risks + Response:

  • Safety Planning for SA + DV

  • Working with Trauma Survivors

For healthcare professionals:

  • Forensic Examinations

  • Non-Fatal Strangulation

  • Documentation of SA & DV

  • Community Resources