Victimization and People with Disabilities: It’s Real TALKS Train-The-Trainer Discussion Guide

People with disabilities are more likely than people without disabilities to be victims of mistreatment, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The Victimization and People with Disabilities: It’s Real TALKS Train-The-Trainer Discussion Guide, with TALKS videos, is for organizations to learn about victims with developmental and other disabilities who have experienced crimes of sexual assault, trafficking, financial exploitation, and Medicaid fraud; and solutions from professionals to help support survivors and to reduce victimization of people with disabilities.

Who should use the no-cost guide
Law enforcement; emergency services; victim service providers; advocates; case management agencies; home care; program-approved services agencies (PASA); and direct support professionals.

Why you should use the no-cost guide
The guide helps develop a better understanding of victimization and disability and includes videos of survivors who share their stories, as well as professionals in their field that offer solutions, and how to address victimization. Each section of the guide provides a video to watch, step-by-step instructions, and questions to facilitate a discussion for even the greenest trainer, manager, or supervisor to facilitate. Regardless if you are a first-time trainer or never trained before on victimization and disability – we have got you ready with this easy-to-follow resource!

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