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To: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Stakeholders
From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Reducing the Risk/Increasing the Response One-Day Seminar
Date: November 17, 2014
On December 3, 2014, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) will host a free one-day seminar titled “Reducing the Risk/Increasing the Response: Developing Strategies for Addressing the Sexual Abuse of Adults and Children with Intellectual Disabilities” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indiana Government Center South Auditorium.
Dr. Nora Baladerian, director of the Disability and Abuse Project, is one of the nation’s foremost experts on sexual abuse of people with disabilities will lead the seminar. The seminar is intended for anyone working with children or adults with intellectual disabilities. It will include vital information on reducing the risk of sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities and intervention strategies to assist those working with survivors of sexual abuse. Following the lunch break, there will be a question and answer session with Dr. Baladerian. Please note that lunch will not be provided.
Seating is limited for this event, and registration is required in advance to attend in person. The seminar will also be recorded and available as a live webcast if you are unable to attend in person.
Indiana Government Center South Auditorium registration:https://ddrsprovider.fssa.in.gov/Events/Public/Register.aspx?ReturnTo=Calendar&CalendarMonth=12&CalendarYear=2014&CourseID=633
Webcast registration: https://ddrsprovider.fssa.in.gov/Events/Public/Register.aspx?ReturnTo=Calendar&CalendarMonth=12&CalendarYear=2014&CourseID=634
DDRS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following organizations who have committed themselves to reducing the risk of abuse among individuals with intellectual disabilities: Self-Advocates of Indiana, INARF, Indiana Association of Behavior Consultants and The Arc of Indiana.