Abuse Prevention
Introduction to Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  Learning objectives: • Learn what is an intellectual and developmental disability • Important components to a welcoming place •

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Abuse Prevention
Safety Planning

Jen Johnson, Advocacy Supervisor, The Arc Minnesota and Guthrie Byard   Intended audience: The Arc Program Team employees   Learning

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Abuse Prevention
Romantic Relationships in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Jen Johnson, Program and Services Supervisor, The Arc Minnesota   Please watch the training and complete the SurveyMonkey linked below

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Abuse Prevention
Understanding the “Vulnerability of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Sexual Violence from a New Lens

Presenter: Nancy M. Fitzsimons, PhD, MSW, LISW from Minnesota State University, Mankato   Intended audience: Sexual Violence Center Advocates, The

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Abuse Prevention
Arc Guide to Risk Factors for Abuse

Individuals with disabilities tend to experience abuse more often and at a higher severity than individuals without disabilities. There are

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Abuse Prevention
Arc Guide to How to Empower Individuals to Prevent Abuse

Use person first language. Use ‘person with a disability’ instead of disabled person Approach victims with disabilities with the same

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Abuse Prevention
Arc Guide to Tips Case Managers Can Use to Help Prevent Abuse of People with Disabilities

Model behavior that builds respect and dignity Use Person-First language. Use ‘person with a disability’ instead of ‘disabled person’ See

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Abuse Prevention
Test Abuse Prevention Resource

Individuals with disabilities tend to experience abuse more often and at a higher severity than individuals without disabilities. There are

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