Medical professionals, social workers, psychologists, paramedics and those who work in law are invited to attend the forum.

Domestic Violence Prevention Forum To Be Held In DeKalb
DEKALB COUNTY, IL — An expert in identifying, investigating and documenting domestic violence strangulation cases will lead a course in DeKalb on Thursday, Oct. 25. Medical, law and other professionals who may encounter domestic violence cases are encouraged to attend the forum, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A public forum will then be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Gael Strack, a leading expert on strangulation cases, will cover a range of issues, including the use of experts in court, the documentation of cases, medical aspects of attacks and investigation of strangulation cases.
Strangulation has been identified as one of the most deadly forms of domestic violence and sexual assault, and many cases are reported in Illinois.
The forum will be held in the Community Outreach Building in DeKalb at 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd.

Courtesy of DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office

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