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Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault. This session will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a legal and law enforcement perspective.
Pornography and Sexual Violence
With contributions from Debbie Okrina
Sexual Assault In Rural Communities
Susan H. Lewis
With contributions from Ellen Reed
Even in the 21st century, victim blaming is alive and well in Indian country. Just last year, an Indian Health Service (IHS) physician published a paper in which she recommended that victims be lumped into categories such as “unintentional game players” and “intentional game players.” She recommended these harsh labels “to shed light on the experience of domestic violence in many American Indian communities” (MacEachen, 2003, p. 126).
Treatment of Adult Sex Offenders
Robert Prentky and Barbara Schwartz
With contributions from Gail Burns-Smith