Gael B. Strack, JD will be conducting a training on “Strangulation and Violence Against Women” at the Investigating Strangulation and Sexual Assault: Special Emphasis – Dispatch event hosted by the New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
Registration and Refreshments: 7:45am-8:30am
Strangulation and Violence Against Women
Gael B. Strack, JD is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the National Family Justice Center Alliance, with specific leadership in the Strangulation Training Institute. Her past experience includes 17 years as a domestic violence prosecutor, deputy public defender, Assistant City Attorney for San Diego, and Head Deputy City Attorney for the San Diego Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Unit. Gael is an adjunct law professor for California Western School of Law. She has co-authored a series of strangulation articles for national journals, as well as co-authoring several books. Gael has received numerous awards, most recently the 2010 National Crime Victim Service Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services. She is considered a national expert on investigation and prosecution of strangulation.
Lunch on Your Own: 12:00-1:30
Investigation of Sexual Violence, Special Emphasis: Dispatch
David W. Markel, HQE is an 30 year veteran of law enforcement and the criminal justice system, working as patrol officer, detective, death investigator, instructor, and private consultant. In January of 2009, Dave was hired by the US Army Criminal Investigative Command as a Highly Qualified Expert to supervise and manage the Army’s sexual assault investigation training program. During his tenure with the Army, Dave became one of the foremost experts in training the Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview© developed by Russell Strand, and instructs on this revolutionary interview technique. His expertise and motivational presentation style have helped hundreds to perform their jobs with a new and inspired perspective.
- Eligible Participants: Dispatchers, Investigators, Prosecutors, Legislators, Advocates
- Dispatch/Law Enforcement/Attorney Credit Applied for