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Working with Vulnerable Populations

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm  ET
In-person | Atlanta

Working with vulnerable populations, including children and the elderly, requires special skills but also has additional legal requirements. Nonprofits that work with vulnerable populations need to prepare for and address those legal requirements including reporting and managing suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation. Nonprofits should not wait until faced with a potentially life-threatening situation to learn about these issues because the responsibility to act is immediate.


During this 1 ½ hour presentation, our speaker will help nonprofits understand:

  • Issues regarding mandatory reporters such as: Who is a reporter? What must be reported and when?  What are the liabilities and protections?
  • What type of documentation, protocols, and policies should you have?
  • What type of training should you offer?
  • What background checks and information should you require of staff and volunteers?

Presented by Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta 

Suzann Wilcox is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Atlanta office. She focuses her practice on education law. Ms. Wilcox is committed to developing strong relationships with public school districts and educational professionals in order to assist school districts with the demanding legal issues that affect them daily.


Foundation Center-Atlanta
133 Peachtree St NE, Lobby Suite 350
Atlanta 30303

Training Event Calendar

Space is limited. Register online with the form below or by calling (404) 880-0094. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Upon arrival, you will be required to present your ID to obtain a visitor pass. Valid forms of ID include a driver’s license, passport, military ID, or business card. Please plan to arrive early and stop at the Visitor Services desk in the main lobby to obtain a visitor pass.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call (404) 880-0094.