How to Advocate When a Family Member has been a Crime Victim:
Insights and Guidance from a Law Enforcement Perspective
4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, November 7 & 14, on Zoom.
This course will share insights and guidance on how to advocate when a family member has been a crime victim. This session will provide a basic overview of investigations, plea agreements, the use of the Abuser Registry, and sharing of evidence.
About the Instructor: OACB First Responder Liaison Joe Storad brings over 28 years of law enforcement experience. Prior to his retirement, Joe worked in a dual capacity between the Summit County Sheriff’s Department and the Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilities for 9 years. Upon completion of his retirement, Mr. Storad had over 250 arrests with a 100% conviction rate for crimes committed against people with developmental disabilities.
OACB Public Education Sessions
OACB Offering Free Virtual Education Series to People Served by County Boards and their Families
OACB is offering free virtual education sessions for families and people with developmental disabilities on a variety of subjects to help them navigate various issues that may arise. Topics range from early intervention to health and safety. OACB has also launched a series that will help people get a better understanding of how to work with law enforcement effectively. These sessions will be held via zoom. Visit here for information about each session and the links to register.