Law and Disability Conference

The Law and Disability Conference is held each year at the New Jersey Law Center and is cosponsored with the Community Health Law Project . The conference, a half-day program, explores the legal issues faced by New Jersey citizens who are living with a disability, HIV/AIDS, as well as elder care. The 2019 Law and Disability Conference will be held Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The conference’s Plenary Session will focus on Integrated Care – Behavioral Health, Physical Health, & Social Determinants of Health. It will be moderated by Harold Garwin Esq., the Executive Director of CHLP and discuss what true integrated care means and how to implement it in order to achieve optimal health outcomes.

The conference will then offer three workshops running concurrently. Those workshops are:

1) Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

An exploration the latest developments that have been initiated to combat the opioid epidemic.

2) Domestic Violence

This workshop will examine issues related to domestic violence with a focus on the most vulnerable victims, individuals with disabilities and the elderly.

3) Special Education

Overview of developments in Special Education Law with various case studies.