Do headlines like these alarm you?

Deal Made in Case of Sex Abuse at Boys Home

Las Vegas Sun, June 1, 2001.

Disabled-Abuse Complaints High In State            

The Tennessean, August 21, 2001.

For Mentally Ill, Death and Misery

The New York Times, April 28, 2002.



  • Are you looking for ways to protect vulnerable adults from abuse?
  • Are you looking for resources to support staff in preventing maltreatment?
  • Are you concerned that some staff may not clearly understand the boundaries between appropriate interactions and maltreatment?
  • Do you need an effective means to follow up after an incident of maltreatment?
  • Are you happy with your initial training for staff but want something extra for key staff and/or staff who are required to participate in additional training on prevention of abuse?
  • Would you like to take your organization’s services to the next level?
  • Is it difficult to find substitutes so agency staff may attend off site training?


If you answered yes to these questions, check out a new online resource offered by the Midewin Institute for Prevention of Abuse and Neglect of People with Developmental Disabilities and the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities at Minot State University.



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