Free Webinar Training on Strangulation Assault

In conjunction with the Georgia Lionhearts, the Lion Heart Society and the Athens-Clarke County and Oconee County Domestic Violence Task Force, Project Safe invites you to participate in a free, online training on strangulation assault.

The webinar provides 2.5 hours of continued education credits and all participants are provided with a certificate of attendance. The training session helps professionals enhance their own knowledge and understanding of strangulation assaults along with education on how to improve responses to victims, improve policy and to increase community understanding and offender accountability.

The training will feature presentations from epidemiologist Dr. Joanne Cono and Deputy Chief District Attorney Mr. James Chaffin, Esq. Dr. Cono will offer a physiological medical assessment of strangulation and Mr. Chaffin will present on Georgia LKaw and its application in strangulation assault.

The training will take place on:

Jan. 10, 2017 at 7 a.m, 12 p.m, and 3 p.m

Jan 17, 2017 at 10 a.m, 2 p.m, and 5 p.m

Jan 24, 2017 at 7 a.m, 12 p.m, and 3 p.m and 

Jan. 31, 2017 at 10 a.m, 2 p.m, and 5 p.m

To register for the webinar follow this link and choose the date and time that best fits your schedule. Email for any addition information or questions about the training sessions.

We look forward to helping educate those in our community about the fatal effects of strangulation assault and how to prevent and care for victims of these attacks in the future.