Committee meeting of Assembly Human Services Committee: ““The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the issue of abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in group homes and other congregate care facilities. To understand the magnitude of this problem and the barriers to safety and healing survivors with disabilities face, the Committee will invite survivors or their family members to share their experiences. The Committee will also hear from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), as well as from operators of congregate care settings, on what is currently being done to provide adequate protection for all individuals. National experts and advocates will provide testimony on prevention strategies recommendations and steps to improve the effectiveness of response to the abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities," October 22, 2020

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Committee meeting of Assembly Human Services Committee: ““The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the issue of abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in group homes and other congregate care facilities. To understand the magnitude of this problem and the barriers to safety and healing survivors with disabilities face, the Committee will invite survivors or their family members to share their experiences. The Committee will also hear from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), as well as from operators of congregate care settings, on what is currently being done to provide adequate protection for all individuals. National experts and advocates will provide testimony on prevention strategies recommendations and steps to improve the effectiveness of response to the abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities," October 22, 2020

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Title: Committee meeting of Assembly Human Services Committee: ““The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the issue of abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in group homes and other congregate care facilities. To understand the magnitude of this problem and the barriers to safety and healing survivors with disabilities face, the Committee will invite survivors or their family members to share their experiences. The Committee will also hear from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), as well as from operators of congregate care settings, on what is currently being done to provide adequate protection for all individuals. National experts and advocates will provide testimony on prevention strategies recommendations and steps to improve the effectiveness of response to the abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities," October 22, 2020
Author: New Jersey. Legislature. General Assembly. Human Services Committee
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10929/68708
Date: 2020-10-22


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