I realize this is short notice, but I just obtained permission to post it. I've been saying abuse and neglect is domestic violence for some time now. Apparently there are others who see it the same way.
Domestic Violence and People with Disabilities: What you should know
Join Jewish Women International in a 60-minute live teleconference presented by Nora J Baladerian, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist, licensed marriage and family therapist, certified sex therapist and board certified forensic examiner. Presently, Dr. Baladerian is the director of the Disability, Abuse and Personal Rights Project in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Baladerian has worked in the area of abuse of people with disabilities since 1972and is an expert in conducting evaluations, and clinical interventions of suspected sexual abuse and assessments with children and adults with developmental disabilities. She consults with attorneys and law enforcement agencies providing expert witness consultation and provides training for law enforcement, protective services, therapists, and disability specialists regarding prevention and detection. Dr. Baladerian was awarded the 2008 National Crime Victims Service Award from the Department of Justice’s Office of Victims of Crime.
The live conference will take place:
Thursday, May 8, 2008
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Pre-registration is necessary to participate in the call. Please note that while Jewish Women International pays for the bridge fee for the call, each participant is responsible for their individual long distance charges.