Restoring Safety to a Vulnerable Population Workshop

Posted: March 10, 2010

This workshop will explore the intervention of child abuse as it relates to individuals with developmental disabilities. Three presenters will focus on the criminal, preventative, and multi-disciplinary team aspects of the investigation. There will be a combination of lecture, power point and actual case footage utilized in the presentations.

Participants will:

  • Gain an increased awareness of the attitudes, unique challenges and considerations in cases involving children with developmental disabilities.
  • Learn preventative strategies for vulnerable populations.
  • Gain a cognizance of the criminal process & accountability of sex offenders.
  • Have a unique opportunity to experience the different perspectives from three multi-disciplinary team members.

The Restoring Safety to a Vulnerable Population workshop will be held in Charleston, Morgantown, Danville, and Wheeling. For more information about this workshop, scholarships, or registration, visit

Date: Location: Registration Fee:

April 14
(Co-sponsored by OVMC)

Ohio Valley Medical Center
Wheeling, WV
April 20 - 21
(Co-sponsored by WVFRIS)
Charleston Marriott Hotel
Charleston, WV
$45 / $60 after 4/07
May 7 Danville Community Center
Danville, WV
$30 / $45 after 4/23
May 21

Monongalia General Hospital
Morgantown, WV

$30 / $45 after 5/07
August 27 Charleston Marriott Hotel
Charleston, WV
$45 / $60 after 8/13