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Victims with disabilities : collaborative, multidisciplinary first response. Techniques for first responders called to help crime victims who have disabilities: trainer's guide Office for Victims of Crime

Contributor(s): UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Justice, 2009Description: 60 pages ; 30 cm. + 1 DVD.Subject(s): CHILDREN | COMMUNICATION | DISABLED PEOPLE | GUIDELINES | PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES | POLICE | TRAINING | VICTIMS OF CRIMES | UNITED STATESDDC classification: Summary: This training DVD provides a specific set of guidelines for the first respondes (law enforcement officers, paramedics, victim advocates, forensic interviewers) who have been called to the scene of a crime in which the victim has a disability. It is designed to help these professionals hone their ability to work with individuals who present specific challenges to a successful first response. Developed under the guidance of a national advisory board, the DVD provides guidelines for interacting with both adults and children, and places special emphasis on crime victims who have communication and/or intellectual disabilities. (From the introduction). Record #6430
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This training DVD provides a specific set of guidelines for the first respondes (law enforcement officers, paramedics, victim advocates, forensic interviewers) who have been called to the scene of a crime in which the victim has a disability. It is designed to help these professionals hone their ability to work with individuals who present specific challenges to a successful first response.

Developed under the guidance of a national advisory board, the DVD provides guidelines for interacting with both adults and children, and places special emphasis on crime victims who have communication and/or intellectual disabilities. (From the introduction). Record #6430