Effectively Serving Survivors with Disabilities & Deaf Survivors - September 18, 2019 - Durham, NC

This training, created and presented by Vera Institute, training is designed to provide advocates working in domestic violence programs with knowledge and insight to provide tailored services to survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.  The training will begin with foundational information about disability and Deaf culture, the prevalence of violence in the lives of people with disabilities and Deaf people, and the unique manifestations of violence in their lives.  It will then offer guidance for policies, procedures and resources necessary for effectively serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.  Finally, training participants will have the opportunity to practice identifying and removing barriers to services.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the different types of disability that may present in a domestic violence program
  • Describe the unique dynamics of violence in the lives of people with disabilities and Deaf people
  • Identify barriers to serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors in policy, practice and the physical environment.
  • Eliminate barriers to serving survivors with disabilities and Deaf survivors.

Event Properties

Event Date 09-18-2019 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-18-2019 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-11-2019
Capacity 35
Cut off date 09-04-2019 11:55 am
Individual Price Members: FREE
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