Date03/21/2023 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM PST
Host(s)Samantha Thalken, The Arc of California ; Jordan Lindsey, The Arc of California
Presenter(s)Priscilla Klassen, VALOR ; Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez, VALOR; Elizabeth Grigsby, Self-Advocate/Arc Consultant
This web conference series will provide professionals supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) a foundation for being able to respond to sexual assault disclosures in a trauma-informed way. The series will help build knowledge around the prevalence of sexual assault and people with I/DD, services available to survivors of sexual assault in the community, the impacts of trauma, and more.
- Participants will be able to define sexual assault and describe the prevalence of sexual assault in I/DD communities
- Participants will be able to describe the basics of mandated reporting policies and conservatorships
- Participants will be able to identify risk factors for experiencing sexual assault and barriers to seeking services for people with I/DD