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Past Events

2011 Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities National Training Conference

December 13, 2011 12:00 AM - December 15, 2011 12:00 AM

  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • Address: JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes


The Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities National Training Conference was held on December 13-15, 2011, at the JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes in Orlando, Florida. The conference served to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of providers to effectively serve people with disabilities who are victims of crime. The conference facilitated partnerships among the fields of victim assistance, advocacy for persons with disabilities, and all allied professions (e.g., adult and child protective service workers, faith-based practitioners, medical practitioners/forensic examiners, mental health practitioners, educators). 

This conference, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, was organized by the National Center for Victims of Crime in partnership with the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies, the National Council on Independent Living, the National Sheriffs' Association, the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Davis Innovations, Inc., and Sharon D'Eusanio.