Research has shown that Deaf children experience abuse and neglect at rates 1.5-3 times higher than hearing children. Compounding this problem, Deaf children experience an array of communication and cultural barriers when getting support from victim services, medical providers, and the criminal justice system. In this training, participants will learn about Deaf culture and communities in the United States and the implications for providing effective services and supports to Deaf survivors. Presenters will share research on the sexual abuse of Deaf children and discuss the many challenges these children face when getting support. Practical skills and resources will be shared to address these barriers and provide services that are culturally and linguistically specific.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Training
Classroom: USI/Southwest Indiana Area Health Coalition Evansville, IN March 5-9, 2018
Marion County Center of Hope Indianapolis, IN March 9-May 4, 2018
IUPUC Columbus, IN August 23-September 27, 2018
Marion County Center of Hope Indianapolis, IN August 3-October 5, 2018
Clinical: No upcoming course information available.
Classroom: No upcoming course information available.