Theresa Fears BA, MSW
The Arc of Spokane
Theresa Fears BA, MSW is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a BA in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. She has been in social services for over 20 years and working to end violence against people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) for the last seven of them. She created and manages the only sexual abuse prevention program in Washington for people with IDD through the Partnership 4 Safety Program at The Arc of Spokane. She has taught classes about disability and abuse to professionals, families and caregivers and presented on sexual abuse of people with IDD at local, state and national conferences. She is the author of the "Healthy Relationships Workbook" used in several Spokane area school districts.