APS TARC Promising Practice Spotlight Series: Massachusetts

Source: APS Technical Assistance Resource Center

Published: 2019

Summary:

This webinar highlighted promising practices from the Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC), which received an APS Enhancement Grant from the US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Community Living in 2015. DPPC utilized a multidisciplinary approach—focusing on access to rape crisis centers—to expand access to trauma and victim services for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are victims of sexual assault. Staff from DPPC discuss the project and provide information on challenges, successes, and sustainability.

Slides| Handout

Speakers:Mariah Freark, Assistant General Counsel, MA Disabled Persons Protection Commission

Jaime Suvak, Sexual Assault Response Unit Manager, MA Disabled Persons Protection Commission

Link: APS TARC Promising Practice Spotlight Series: Massachusetts

Topics: Reporting, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Multidisciplinary, Social Services

Level: Advanced, Basic

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