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AAC - Project FIND Two-Day Prosecutor Training

When:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 8:00 AM until Thursday, September 17, 2020, 5:00 PM
Where:
Clark County Board of Developmental Disabilities
2527 Kenton St.
Springfield, OH  45505
Category:
Statewide Training Events
Registration is required

AAC - Project FIND Two-Day Prosecutor Training

The Project FIND Two-Day Training is designed for prosecutors who want to increase their
knowledge about the needs of crime victims with disabilities and learn about different ways
to pursue charges in these cases. The training is founded in best practices with considerations
and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity
and cultural background.

It was developed by a coalition of stakeholder organizations from
around Ohio and team of experts including:


• Scott Modell, Founder of Collaborative Safety and President of MCG Consulting Services;

• Mark Douglas Everson, Professor, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department
of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;

• Kathryn Homan, Full-Time Forensic Interviewer, New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center;

• Julie Kenniston, Program Manager, National Criminal Justice Training Program of Fox
Valley Technical College;

• Janice LeBel, Director of System Transformation, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health;

• Chris Newlin, Executive Director, National Children’s Advocacy Center;

• Lia N. Rohlehr, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Superior Court of the District of Columbia;

• Stacie Schrieffer LeBlanc, Executive Director and Director of Legal Advocacy, New Orleans
Children’s Advocacy Center of Children’s Hospital;

• Dermot Whelan, Criminal Investigator, New York State Justice Center for the Protection
of People with Special Needs;

• Staci Whitney, Forensic Interviewer, Bivona Child Advocacy Center and Director of Forensic
Interviewing Training, Modell Consulting Group

Upcoming Dates and Locations:

• August 26-27, 2020 - Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities,
2950 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio, 44708

• September 16-17, 2020 - Clark County Board of Developmental Disabilities,
2527 Kenton St., Springfield, Ohio 45505

Read more about this training and find a registration form at adultadvocacycenters.org/training/# two. For additional information, please email contact@adultadvocacycenters.org.