Strangulation in the context of Intimate Partner Violence: A public health issue - Hawke's Bay workshops

Dates, Times & Locations

  • Wednesday 4 November 2020, 1.30-4.30pm
    Hastings
  • Thursday 5 November 2020, 9.30am-12.30pm
    Hastings

Organised by

Rob Veale Ltd

Cost

$35 - Community, Not-for-Profit, PHO, Government department.
Hawke's Bay DHB staff can register at no cost as expenses have been paid.

It is critical that agencies, professionals and the wider community recognise the signs, symptoms and dynamics associated with strangulation in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV).

Described as ‘a red flag on the trajectory to homicide’, strangulation together with other associated risk markers should be considered in all risk assessment and safety planning processes.

This workshop also introduces topics such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), sexual violence, threatening behaviour and other factors including ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) to enhance decision-making and ultimately safety for victims, families and whanau.

Presenter: Rob Veale

Contact the organiser about workshops in other locations. 

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