Training Videos

 


Victims with Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response

NewVictims with Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response (March 2009)

This 72-minute training DVD (NCJ 223940), developed under the guidance of a national advisory board, demonstrates effective techniques for first responders who have been called to the scene of a crime in which the victim has a disability. It not only provides guidelines for interacting with adult and adolescent victims of crime who have communication and/or intellectual disabilities, but also helps law enforcement personnel gain a deeper understanding of the lives, personal attributes, and abilities of individuals with disabilities. A trainerís guide (870 kb PDF) accompanies this video.
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Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview--Techniques for Interviewing Victims with Communication and/or Cognitive Disabilities.

Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview-Techniques for Interviewing Victims with Communication and/or Cognitive Disabilities (April 2007)

This 57-minute DVD (NCJ 212894) provides a specific set of guidelines for law enforcement officers, prosecutors, victim advocates, forensic interviewers, and others for interviewing adults and children with communication and/or cognitive disabilities. An interactive companion discussion guide (PDF 831 kb) including a complete transcript of the DVD and a glossary of terms and concepts used in the film is also available.
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