Examining Non-Fatal Strangulation in Intimate Partner Violence Cases

Monday, June 4, 2018 from 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Examining Non-Fatal Strangulation in Intimate Partner Violence Cases

Non-fatal strangulation in intimate partner violence (IPV) cases is a critical indicator for future risk to the victim and potentially others. In attempted or completed IPV homicide cases, approximately 45% of victims had experienced at least one past episode of attempted strangulation. The presentation will discuss the need for practitioners (i.e., mental health, medical, public safety officers) to assess for non-fatal strangulation as a risk factor.

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