Upcoming Webinar: Personal Safety for Children with Development Disabilities

There is consistent evidence that children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse. According to a meta-analysis of findings from studies, children with disabilities are 2.9 time more likely than children without disabilities to be sexually abused (Lund and Vaughn-Jensen, 2012).

This webinar will offer participants the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of risk factors of sexual abuse for individuals with developmental disabilities; accommodations for prevention and intervention; community engagement; and best practices and lessons learned from “Safety Matters”, a practice-informed sexual abuse prevention program for children (ages 7-12) with developmental disabilities.

This webinar has been approved for 2.0 Continuing Education Unit from the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselors

Thursday October 29, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

$15.00 per person

This is an online event.

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