trauma informed

  • Interviewing Survivors with Disabilities

    Survivors of sexual violence with disabilities have unique needs when being interviewed as part of a criminal justice response. It is important that interviews balance a trauma informed approach with accessibility. Incorporating a trauma informed approach helps to reduce the...
  • Addressing Trauma in the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    Trauma can have a lasting effect on a person’s mental, emotional, and even physical states. When a person has an intellectual or developmental disability, the impact of trauma can be even more pronounced and unique methods for addressing the trauma...
  • People First: Practicing Accessibility One Contact at a Time

    Mark Sweet of Disability Rights Wisconsin discusses accessibility in terms of interpersonal contact. Participants will learn about considering individuals point of view (POV), and how not considering it can lead to missed opportunities to support a survivor
  • Interpreting Effectively and Safely for Deaf Survivors Training

    This two-day training was designed to prepare American Sign Language Interpreters and Certified/Deaf Interpreters to interpret in contexts involving sexual and/or domestic violence. Agenda topics included: violence in the lives of Deaf survivors, self-care, trauma, ethics, language, and safety training...