Our friends at the New York State Children’s Alliance are sponsoring a training entitled How CACs and MDTS Can Best Serve Children with Disabilities. It will be presented by Staci Whitney, LMSW, of the Modell Consulting Group, on August 22, 2023 from 9am to 12 noon EDT.
How CACs and MDTs Can Best Serve
Children with Disabilities
Presented by Staci Whitney, LMSW, Modell Consulting Group
August 22, 2023
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
This training is sponsored by the New York Children’s Alliance, Inc.
Research shows children with disabilities experience abuse and neglect at disproportionate rates. This training is intended for multidisciplinary professionals seeking to advance their understanding of best practices for accommodating children with disabilities in a child advocacy setting.
Participants will learn about biases and assumptions related to investigating cases, practical accommodations, and how these accommodations can be made within policies and practices to best serve child victims and witnesses with disabilities.
Participants will be able to identify common biases regarding investigating cases with children with disabilities.
Participants will be able to describe the adaptations and considerations for accommodating children with disabilities in a child advocacy center setting.
Participants will be able to recall pre-interview considerations for cases involving child victims and witnesses with disabilities.