The training also provides:
- Closed captioning in English;
- Spanish subtitles;
- Video recorded American Sign Language interpretation;
- Downloadable TOOLS; and
- Downloadable Certificate of Completion at the end of each course.
Who should take this course
- Law enforcement agency personnel; and
- Victim advocacy professionals.
Due to the varying requirements of different organizations and disciplines, THINK+change does not seek prior accreditation of educational courses for CLE/CEUs. Please consult the rules of your organization regarding the procedures of receiving continuing education credits. Each course may qualify for up to 1.25 hours of CLE/CEU. The full 4-part training totals 5 hours of online training. You will also receive a digital certificate verifying your completion of each course. If you require further verification or have other questions, please contact us.
This project was supported by federal grants 2017-VA-GX-0037 and 2018-V2-GX-0050, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice, through the Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado Department of Public Safety.
The 4-part training reviews:
Part 1 - Disability and characteristics: Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual and developmental disability (IDD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); Cues and clues
Learn about citizens with IDD, communication challenges, adaptive functioning, cues and clues, & communication support resources.
Part 2 - Communication supports; Competence and capacity
Learn about the fundamentals of consent, informed consent, competence and capacity and least to most intrusive forms of supportive and surrogate decision-making
Part 3 - Victimization, accommodations and disability bias
Learn about victimization of people with IDD, ADA accommodations, as well as how to support victims with disabilities.
This training series was hosted in 2020 and 2021 in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice, through the Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado Department of Public Safety on how to best support and interact with victims with developmental disabilities. It was pre-recorded for that targeted audience, and so you will hear us mention the dates 2020 and 2021 during this training. Please disregard this information. We will also speak of mailing TOOLS called Communication Quick Tips and an Every Victim Matters Poster - these mailings were specific to that audience as well. However, you do have the option to order these tangible tools from us for yourself and/or your team.