Working with Sexual Assault Survivors with Disabilities

Registrations: 54

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Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT
Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT

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This webinar will provide an overview of the dynamics of sexual violence, specifically as it relates to people with disabilities. We will provide an overview of disability culture, language, and etiquette skills that will help criminal justice professionals provide better interactions and promote client empowerment and independence. Attendees will learn how to better serve survivors in this community in order to increase safety and improve survivors’ experience working with responders.

Additional Resources
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