Gateway offers educational opportunities for families, staff, professionals, and the community.for one of our workshops.
Get Connected: Planning for Community Roles (Formerly Visioning and Valued Roles):
This workshop, for Funds Administrators and staff, focuses on the importance of valued roles for people who live with disability and how Funds Administrators and staff can help the people they support develop a vision for the future.
Abuse Prevention and Response
This workshop, for Funds Administrators and staff, explores what can be done to reduce the risk of abuse and how to handle situations of suspected abuse.
You’re Hired! Finding the Right Staff (Formerly Staff: From Good to Great):
This workshop, for Funds Administrators only, looks at staffing as a tool to help achieve your goals while meeting the needs of your family. Topics covered include recruitment, management and retention of staff.
Note: Get Connected: Planning for Community Roles is a prerequisite for this workshop.
This free four-part workshop series includes:
Understanding life transitions and the barriers to successfully transitioning to adulthood
Valued Roles in Community
Exploring social roles and how to be valued as a respected member of community
Visioning and Planning
Creating a plan for the future based on a vision supported by goals and strategies
Navigating the Systems
Understanding adult services and systems of support
All four workshops must be taken consecutively.
We can also work with your organization to provide customized, onsite professional development in areas of need. Past topics have included: diversity and inclusion; life transitions; visioning and person-centered planning; and disability awareness.