Friday, August 30, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM MDT
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Northern Navajo Medical Center 
Nizhoni Conference Room A & B
US-491 & Pinion Drive
Shiprock, NM 87420

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Kim Benally 
Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women 

Intimate Partner Violence Strangulation Training


Strangulation is a significant predictor of future lethal violence. It's important for those working with survivors of intimate partner violence to understand implications associated when strangulation is present in intimate partner violent relationships. 

Gail Starr, RN with Albuquerque SANE Collaborative will cover:

1. Enhance knowledge & understanding of the recognition & indicators of strangulation.

2. Improve the response to victims who have been strangled.

3. Maximize the capacity & expertise of staff to support victims of strangulations in seeking aftercare & support.

David Adams, former Assistant U.S Attorney/Tribal Liaison, will provide information on the following:

1. Investigate strategies.

2. Report writing.

3. Interviewing witnesses.

4. Strategies for advocacy & working with victims.