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Past Seminars

Seminar 13: Abuse Against People with Mental and/or Developmental Disabilities and/or Intellectual Disabilities

This Seminar address the potential causes, ramifications, and preventive measures related to the abuse of people with mental and/or developmental disabilities.

Segment 1 - https://youtu.be/PHNJPIVPgtY

Segment 2 - https://youtu.be/DueujowPD6o

Segment 3 - https://youtu.be/prAX8rLvA7I

Segment 4 - https://youtu.be/UKLVeMDk1aw

This Seminar was held on August 18, 2014 at The Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California


Dr. Bennett Leventhal, Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF School of Medicine
Dr. Clarissa Kripke, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine; Director, Office of Developmental Primary Care
Dr. Sheryll Casuga (Psy.D.), Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Intake & Assessment, Regional Center of the East Bay
Steven Bruce, Esq., Legal Director, People With Disabilities Foundation; Former Senior Staff Attorney, Social Security Administration
Micha Star Liberty, Esq., Founder & Partner, Liberty Law
Anthony Chicotel, Esq., Staff Attorney, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Paul Buchanan, Social Worker, San Mateo County Adult Protective Services
Meredith Hardesty, Lived Experience with Mental Health Issues
Mike Emory, Lived Experience
Moderated by Steven Bruce, Esq., PWDF Legal Director, and Todd Teixeira, PWDF Deputy Director

See Complete Seminar: Abuse Against People with Mental and/or Developmental Disabilities: Physical, Sexual, and Verbal Abuse in Institutional and Community Settings

Seminar Handouts and Resources: What is Child Abuse?    Disability Rights CA Laws and Regulations Regarding Behavioral Restraint & Seclusion    DOJ Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2012 Statistical Tables    Abuse and Neglect of Adults with Developmental Disabilities    DRC Reporting Abuse of an Elder or Adult with Disability    Kripke PWDF Forum on Abuse    UCSF Office of Developmental Primary Care


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