Red Rose Foundation brought to Brisbane world acclaimed specialist trainers from the San Diego Institute on Strangulation Prevention. The attendees of this training learned how to: identify the signs and symptoms of near fatal strangulation cases; understand and recognise the anatomy and medical aspects of surviving and non-surviving victims; investigate and document cases for prosecution; prosecute cases, including using experts in court; and most importantly, enhance victim safety through trauma informed advocacy services.
The Bianca Faith Given National Institute for Strangulation Prevention has been developed as a program of the Red Rose Foundation to advance our knowledge, practice skills and successful intervention and prosecutions of non-lethal domestic violence strangulation. We are excited to be bringing back to Australia world acclaimed specialist trainers from the San Diego Institute on Strangulation Prevention. The training held in February 2017 was an outstanding success. Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault: unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. Attendees of this training learn how to identify [...]
The ultimate form of control Until she lost her daughter, Sonia Anderson had no idea how common the act of strangulation was — or why so many could get away with it. By TRENT DALTON Sonia Anderson. Picture: Justine Walpole From The Weekend Australian Magazine April 21, 2018 17 MINUTE READ Ever since her daughter Bianca died she has choked on the S-word. Some warped physiological aftershock of loss. Eight years of grieving sucked up from her gut and through her heart and into a voice box that won’t spit that one awful word out. Sonia Anderson stands in the place where her daughter, [...]
Strangulation...it's deadly serious. The Red Rose Foundation is a registered charity that is working tirelessly to end domestic violence related deaths, raising awareness through education, research & advocacy to Change The Ending.