Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, and Domestic Violence: What's the Difference?

Join Envision Illinois in a multi-disciplinary event as they explore how domestic violence affects people with disabilities and people with hearing loss in different systems.

Date & Time

Event Date(s): 08/29 - 08/29/2017

Event Time(s): 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Registration Deadline: 08/24/2017


Hanover Park Police Department
2011 Lake St
Hanover Park, IL 60133

Speaker Info

The event will be facilitated by: Teresa Tudor, Illinois Department of Human Services; Jessena Williams, Illinois Department of Human Services; Mary Ratliff, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority; and Marge Parker, Self-Advocate.


Disability service providers follow Administrative Rules that refer to abuse, neglect and exploitation whereas domestic violence agencies function under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act. Are we talking about the same thing? What’s the difference? Can victims/survivors of abuse, neglect and exploitation utilize domestic violence services? Is there a difference between caregiver abuse and intimate partner violence? Curious??? This training will answer these questions and help providers connect to available resources. Participants of this training will be able to: 1. Increase their knowledge of the intersection between domestic violence, people with disabilities and people with hearing loss. 2. Increase their proficiency in responding to disclosures of violence and supporting victims/survivors. 3. Increase understanding of their organization’s capacity to impact survivors of domestic violence. *CEUs for QIDPs, LNHAs, RN, LPN, APN will available through a third party.* **If you need any special accommodations, please notify training@ilcadv.org by 08/07/2017.**

Intended Audience

The training is intended for professionals in the fields of: Domestic violence; Mental Health; Developmental Disabilities; Division of Rehabilitation Services; Centers for Independent Living; and Adult Protective Services.

Registration/Cancellation Policy

• Prior notification of participant substitution is preferred. • If necessary, cancellations should be made in writing to training@ilcadv.org no later than the registration deadline. • Reimbursement fees may be charged for no-shows and/or cancellations not received in a timely manner. This may include, but is not limited to, fee for a sleeping room, interpreter or other special requests. • Registrations for each ICADV hosted training will open one month before the registration deadline. The deadlines can be found on our FY18 Training Institute schedule or on our Online Education Site. No registrations will be accepted after the published registration deadline. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Each individual must register through our Online Education Site to reserve a seat for the desired training. ICADV will provide support for any one facing any technical difficulties via email or phone. •

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