2019 Inclusion Alberta Family Conference
April 5-6, 2019
Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta
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Nora Baladerian

Palm Springs, CA
Dr. Nora Baladerian is the 2018 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Division 56, Rehabilitation and Disability for Distinguished Contribution to the fi eld and is also a recipient of the U.S. Attorney General’s award for excellence in service to victims, receiving the National Crime Victim Services Award. She is the author of How to Reduce the Risk of Abuse for Those with Developmental Disabilities, a guide that has been successful in reducing both the incidence and impact of sexual assault. She is also the author of A Risk Reduction Workbook for Parents and Service Providers and The Rules of Sex: For those who have never been told. She has a private practice in Palm Springs, CA where she provides psychological services.

Nora is a national trainer for law enforcement and forensic interviewers, focusing on adapting basic interviewing skills for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She works with attorneys who represent children and adults with developmental disabilities and is Certified in Clinical Trauma Treatment and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). Her primary focus is addressing the trauma of victims of crime with both developmental and physical disabilities.