Enhancing System Responses to Survivors and Perpetrators of Strangulation in Intimate Partner Violence


Nov 23, 2023




Strangulation by an intimate partner is one of the strongest risk factors of future lethality. However, many survivors of strangulation have no visible injuries, leading to challenges in detection, intervention, and support by criminal justice, community, and health care service providers. Dr. McCormick will discuss current gaps in awareness and practice, and provide strategies to enhance system responses.