Topics will include incidence and prevalence, risk reduction, prevention, parent preparation, disclosure or discovery of abuse, reporting (mandated and non-mandated), law enforcement/first responder’s response, forensic interviewing, investigations and prosecution, victim services and mental health delivery (including providing trauma-informed care to victims at home and at work). Findings of the 2012 National Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities will be described, as well as the need for improved collaboration.
Law enforcement and other first responders, legal professionals, forensic interviewers, victim advocates, disability advocates and other allied professionals are encouraged to attend this free webinar. Contact NCCJDInfo@thearc.org with any questions. Register at the link.