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WEBINAR – NON-FATAL STRANGULATION IN MARYLAND: THE LAW, LETHALITY FACTORS, SIGNS & SYMPTOMS, & COMMUNITY RESOURCES

WEBINAR – NON-FATAL STRANGULATION IN MARYLAND: THE LAW, LETHALITY FACTORS, SIGNS & SYMPTOMS, & COMMUNITY RESOURCES

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) in partnership with The Bridge invites you to an important training on Non-Fatal Strangulation. Subject matter experts will present on the most up-to-date information needed by advocates, law enforcement, medical professionals, prosecutors, and other stakeholders to respond to survivors who have experienced non-fatal strangulation. This interactive training centers on a hypothetical case review and will offer the opportunity for participants to work through scenarios based on their role in the system.

Trainers:

  • Debbie Feinstein, Esq. Chief, Special Victims Division, Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office
  • Thomas Manion Director, Family Justice Center Montgomery County
  • Dr. Jessica Volz Director, Forensic Medical Unit, Adventist Health, Shady Grove Medical Center

Training Objectives:

  • To address the implementation of the new strangulation law.
  • To understand the difference between strangulation and choking.
  • To understand the lethality risks associated with strangulation.
  • To identify the signs (or lack thereof) and symptoms of strangulation.
  • To identify community resources for victims of strangulation.
  • To discuss how community partners can work together in the identification of strangulation, provision of appropriate medical care, law enforcement investigation, and prosecution of cases.

The event is finished.

Date

Sep 14 2021
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Time

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

MARYLAND NETWORK AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

4601 Presidents Drive, Suite 300Lanham, MD 20706

MNADV Office: 301-429-3601info@mnadv.org