Indian Country Strangulation and Suffocation Seminar (November 6-9, 2018)

The United States Department of Justice‘s National Indian Country Training Initiative (NICTI), together with the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, is holding an Indian Country Strangulation and Suffocation Seminar on November 6-9, 2018, at the National Advocacy Center (NAC). The U.S Department of Justice will cover travel related expenses. There is no tuition charge for this class. Nominations are due by August 31, 2018!
Summary: Strangulation is a lethal form of violence and is common in domestic violence and sexual assault cases. This three and one-half day course is designed for experienced federal and tribal multi- disciplinary professionals (prosecutors, law enforcement officers, advocates, medical professionals) who work domestic violence and sexual assault cases in Indian Country. This course will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a medical, legal, law enforcement and advocacy perspective.
Participants are encouraged to register as a team; for example, a prosecutor and investigator or a prosecutor and a medical provider may register as a team. Individual registrations will also be considered. Training Officers/SACs/SSRAs are invited to nominate individuals from their Division or Department who would benefit from this training opportunity.
Please complete and submit the nomination form at the following link for each of your nominees. Nominations are due by Friday, August 31, 2018.
The NICTI will review all nominations and send an e-mail advising nominees of their selection on or about September 10, 2018. Selected nominees will also receive information on how to book travel and lodging.