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AAC - ADEPT Forensic Interview Protocol for Victims of Neglect with Disabilities

Monday, September 18, 2023 to Thursday, September 21, 2023
Additional Info:
Statewide Training Events
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Attendees pay for their own charges
The AACs’ ADEPT Forensic Interview Protocol for Victims of Neglect with Disabilites four-day training addresses the historic difficulties that many interviewers and investigators encounter when the alleged crime involves neglect, including physical, financial, medical and supervisory neglect. This training teaches a forensic interview protocol for victims of neglect with disabilities in a step-by-step, trauma-responsive format while providing accessibility, accommodations and cultural humility.

The Adult Advocacy Centers are very grateful to the following organizations for working with us to ensure that this protocol is comprehensive and evidence-based:

Advocacy and Protective Services Inc.
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
The Forensic Nursing Network
The Office of Ohio Attorney General Elder Justice Unit,
Disability Rights Ohio
Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine
The Ohio State University Nisonger Center
Pro Seniors
Training Methodology: Virtual - Live with Practicum

Maximum Number of Attendees: 24

All participants MUST have completed Foundational Forensic Interview training (minimum 32 hours) AND Project FIND Advanced Training (minimum 23.5 hours).

Cost for this training is $550 per person, billed via PayPal after the participant's application is approved.

These trainings are held online from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Conflict of Interest Statement
This training is for establishing and implementing a protocol that is legally defensible to assist in the prosecution of crimes against people with disabilities. It is not meant for professionals who may be hired as a third party to investigate or advise a private company or other organization on the prevention or uncov