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Law Enforcement - First Responder

De-Escalator's List
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Contacts, Resources

This document provides a list of contact information for de-escalators located in Georgia

Frequently Asked Questions by Law Enforcement Officers
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs)

This webpage by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation contains answers to questions that are frequently asked about Crisis intervention teams

Georgia Bureau of Investigation: Crisis Intervention Team
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Co-occurring

Crisis intervention teams work to educate and train Georgia law enforcement officers in assisting people with developmental disorders, brain disorders, mental illness, co-occurring disorders, substance abuse

Introduction to Georgia's CIT
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Video, Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs)

This video shows an introduction to a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) in Georgia

State of Georgia Crisis Intervention Team Training Manual
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs)

This PowerPoint contains information on crisis intervention teams, signs and symptoms of mental illness and developmental disabilities

Tips for First Responders
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement, Contacts

This webpage provides general awareness tips for first responders when interacting with older adults and individuals with disabilities. Also includes telephone contact list for emergency situations.

All About Developmental Disabilities- Justice and Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement

"AADD has trained hundreds of law enforcement officials, judges, and attorneys throughout the state on developmental disabilities and best practices when encountering individuals with developmental disabilities in the criminal justice system"

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Legal Professionals

All About Developmental Disabilities- Justice and Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Police officers, Law enforcement

"AADD has trained hundreds of law enforcement officials, judges, and attorneys throughout the state on developmental disabilities and best practices when encountering individuals with developmental disabilities in the criminal justice system"

Finding the Path to Equal Justice: A Handbook for Adult Defendants with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/Lawyers, Courts, Justice system, Defendants

This handbook is intended to be used by both defendants with intellectual disabilities and their families. It provides information about being arrested and being in court, as well as lawyers and judges.

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Victims, Legal, Reporting

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Georgia

Opening the Door: Justice for Adult Defendants with Mental Retardation: A Handbook for Attorneys Practicing in Georgia
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/Lawyers, Justice system, Defendants

This handbook was created by Georgia Appleseed for attorneys who are representing a client with a disability

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Victim Advocates

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Victims, Legal, Reporting

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Georgia

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Disability Advocates

Finding the Path to Equal Justice: A Handbook for Adult Defendants with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/Lawyers, Courts, Justice system, Defendants

This handbook is intended to be used by both defendants with intellectual disabilities and their families. It provides information about being arrested and being in court, as well as lawyers and judges.

Georgia Advocacy Office
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO) provides a wide range of services to persons with disabilities in Georgia."

The Arc of Georgia
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Arc of Georgia advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."

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Self-Advocates

Georgia Advocacy Office
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO) provides a wide range of services to persons with disabilities in Georgia."

The Arc of Georgia
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Arc of Georgia advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."

Your Rights During Confinement in a Georgia Institution
Keywords: Rights, Legal

This webpage by Georgia Advocacy Office provides a "summary of your rights during confinement in a Georgia mental health or developmental services institution"

Finding the Path to Equal Justice: A Handbook for Adult Defendants with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/Lawyers, Courts, Justice system, Defendants

This handbook is intended to be used by both defendants with intellectual disabilities and their families. It provides information about being arrested and being in court, as well as lawyers and judges.

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