Leadership for Empowerment and Abuse Prevention (LEAP)




The LEAP project provides training by people with disabilities for others with disabilities about prevention of abuse by establishing healthy relationships. It is developing instruments to evaluate the Curriculum and involving VCU students as trainers.

Major Activities

  • Train people with disabilities in small groups about healthy relationships and abuse prevention
  • Develop instruments to evaluate the curriculum
  • Involve VCU Students in training and analyzing data

Funding Source

  • Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD) - Virginia's DD Council
  • Department of Justice
  • James Madison University


Parthy Dinora
Email: padinora@vcu.edu

Molly Dellinger-Wray
Email: mdwray@vcu.edu