Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women Campus Program Webinar
Please join us for a Webinar on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at: 10 am pacific/11 am mountain/12 pm central/1 pm eastern
TOPIC: Investigating Non-Fatal Strangulation Assault: A Trauma Informed Approach
Presenter: Tom Tremblay, Tom Tremblay Consulting & Training
OVW Technical Assistance Provider: East Central University, OVW Law Enforcement TA Provider
DESCRIPTION: This webinar will provide an overview of non-fatal strangulation assaults and how investigators can conduct a trauma informed investigation to uncover the evidence of strangulation and the impact of trauma on victims. We will discuss the interconnected nature of strangulation with other crimes including domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and why risk / lethality assessment is critical in these cases. The webinar will provide helpful guidance on victim interview questions, how to enhance your investigation of this crime, and resources for you and your department to consider to assist in assessing your departments response to strangulation.
This webinar is open to all campuses and organizations
This project is supported by Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K094, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice