Supported Decision-Making Presentations, Trainings, etc. by State

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States

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California

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to guardianship and a way to improve life outcomes to Saks Institute on Mental Health Law conference: 4/16
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice for Regional Center for People with Developmental Disabilities conference: 4/16

Delaware

  • Present to Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 4/16

Florida

  • Facilitate training session of the Arc of Florida satellite offices on ways to increase knowledge of and access to Supported Decision-Making supports and services: 1/17
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice at the Arc of Florida Annual Conference: 10/16
  • Train government and private providers on ways to use Supported Decision-Making to comply with the Medicaid Settings Rule: 7/16
  • Address and train Florida guardians ad litemon Supported Decision-Making theory and practice and ways to incroporate Supported Decision-Making into their work: 4/16
  • Present to private providers on Supported Decision-Making theory and ways to use Supported Decision-Making in their practice: 3/16

Idaho

  • Present to Supreme Court of Idaho judges conference on Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to guardianship and a way to help people be restored to their rights from guardianship: 5/16

Illinois

  • Address National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys on Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to guardianship: 8/16

Indiana

  • Address the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities on Supported Decision-Making theory  and practice: 12/16
  • Present to Indiana Professional Management Group (statwide private provider) on Supported Decision-Making theory and ways to use Supported Decision-Making to improve client’s lives and comply with settings rule: 4/16

Kansas

  • Address Kansas Developmental Disabilities Council on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 9/16

Kentucky

  • Present to community and state providers on incorporating Supported Decision-Making into their practice: 5/17
  • Address Kentucky Guardianship Association on Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to guardianship and a way to help people be restored to their rights from guardianship: 9/16
  • Present to Kentucky University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities on increasing knowledge of and access to Supported Decision-Making: 9/16

Maryland

  • Address Jacobus tenBroek Symposium on Disability Law on Supported Decision-Making theory and attorneys’ ethical obligations to use Supported Decision-Making: 4/16

Minnesota

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice at Minnessota Elder Justice Center annual conference: 6/17
  • Present to Minnesota WINGS Workgroup on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 2/17
  • Collaborate with Minnesota Department of Health on video series introducing Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 3/17
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice to Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services: 5/16

Mississippi

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice to Mississippi Developmental Disabilities Council annual conference: 6/17
  • Facilitate planning session by The Arc of Mississippi on ways to increase knowledge of and access to Supported Decision-Making supports and services: 1/17
  • Present to Mississippi WINGS Workgroup on Supported Decision-Making and ways to use Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to guardianship for older adults and people with disabilities: 1/17

Missouri

  • Addess Partners in Policymaking class on Supported Decision-Making theory and ways to access Supported Decision-Making supports and services throughout the life course: 6/17
  • Present to Missouri Pubilc Guardians on using Supported Decision-Making to improve the lives of people they are serving and as a way to help people emerge from guardianship: 4/17
  • Address Missouri County Departments on Developmetnal Disabilites on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 8/16
  • Present to Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 6/16
  • Conduct trainings for AAIDD of Missouri on accessing Supported Decision-Making supports in special education, vocational rehabilitation, and health care: 3/16

Montana

  • Present at Youth in Transition conference on accessing and using Supported Decision-Making in education, vocational rehabilitation, and health care: 11/16

Ohio

  • Train Butler County County Board of Developmental Disabilties on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 3/17
  • Train Butler County teachers and educational professionals on incorporating Supported Decision-Making into special education services: 3/16
  • Address Ohio Superintendants of County Boards of Developmental Disabilties on ways to incorporate Supported Decision-Making into their work: 3/17
  • Train Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities case managers on advocating for Supported Decision-Making supports and services: 12/16

North Carolina

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice to the Arc of North Carolina annual conference: 5/16
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and on ways to access Supported Decision-Making supports throughout the life course for the Arc of High Point’s annual conference: 3/16

South Carolina

  • Present to the South Carolina Developmental Disabilities Council on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice: 2/17
  • Train Impact South Carolina (Self-Advocate Group) members on Supported Decision-Making theory and ways to access Supported Decision-Making supports and services: 2/17
  • Facilitate work session of Supported Decision-Making Interagency Workgroup on ways to advocate for increased Supported Decision-Making supports and sevices and wyas to provide outreach and training on Supported Decision-Making:  2/17
  • Present to Partners in Policymaking class on Supported Decision-Making Theory and accessing Supported Decision-Making supports and services throughout the life course: 2/17

Tennessee

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and accessing SupportedDecision-Making services to Partners in Policy Making at annual conference: 3/17
  • Present to Tennessee Developmental Disabilites Council on Supported Decision-Making, 3/17
  • Facilitate Tennessee Inter-Agency Roundtable on implementing Supported Decision-Making throughout the I/DD and aging systems: 3/17
  • Present to Medicaid Waiver providers on incorporating Supported Decision-Making into Individualized Service Plans as a way to improve outcomes and comply with the Settings Rule: 3/17                                          
  • Present to Disability Policy Alliance – a workgroup of advocacy organizations including the Arc, the P&A, the DD Council, and others – on ways to incorporate Supported Decision-Making into state policy and practice: 3/17 

Utah

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice at Disability Law Center annual conference: 7/17

Vermont

  • Facilitate State Supported Decision-Making Task Force to develop ways to increase Supported Decision-Making knowledge, access, and implementation of Supported Decision-Making throughout the service system for older adults and people with disabilities: 5/17
  • Facilitate State Supported Decision-Making Task Force to develop ways to increase Supported Decision-Making knowledge, access, and implementation of Supported Decision-Making throughout the service system for older adults and people with disabilities: 10/16
  • Address Vermont Care Alliance - government and community agencies and organizations -  on incorporating Supported Decision-Making into their supports and services for older adults and people with disabilities: 6/16
  • Facilitate State Supported Decision-Making Task Force to develop ways to increase Supported Decision-Making knowledge, access, and implementation of Supported Decision-Making throughout the service system for older adults and people with disabilities: 6/16

Washington DC

  • Appointed asSupported Decision-Making Expert in guardianship case, to advise Court on person’s ability to use Supported Decision-Making and to attempt to help the parties reach a mutually acceptable Supported Decision-Making agreement. 4/17
  • Present to DC Superior Court Judges and Clerks on Supported Decision-Making theory and using Supported Decision-Making as an alternative to Guardianship. 3/17
  • Facilitate National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Supported Decision-Making in Aging conference workgroup to help develop its advocacy and research agenda: 2/17
  • Guest lecture to American University, Washington College of Law, International Law Class on  develolpments in Supported Decision-Making: 2/17
  • Present on incorporating Supported Decision-Making into supports and services for people with disabilities and older adults at Autistic Self Advocacy Network Supported Decision-Making conference: 10/16
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making for Older Adults at American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging annual conference: 10/16
  • Present on Supported Decision-Making as a way to help people be restored to their rights from guardianship at American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging special conference: 9/16
  • Present on National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Webinar about accessing Supported Decision-Making supports and services for older adults and people with disabiltiies throughout the life course: 8/16
  • Address National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities on Supported Decision-Making theory and practice and ways to incorporate Supported Decision-Making into their work: 7/16
  • Present on National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making webinar on accessing Supported Decision-Making supports and services throughout the life course: 6/16
  • Present on the interplay between Supported Decision-Making, Self-Determination and Safety for American Bar Association: 6/16

Washington State

  • Present on Supported Decision-Making theory and accessing Supported Decision-Making supports and services throughout the life course at Washington Developmental Disabilities Council annual conference: 6/16

Wisconsin

  • Train TMG Wisconsin (statwide provider) case managers on Supported Decision-Making and ways to use Supported Decision-Making to comply with the settings rule and improve their clients’ lives: 4/16

International

  • Guest Lecture to National University of Ireland at Galway International Law class on Supported Decision-Making in the US: 3/17