September 11, 2019
September 11th – Transition Planning for Adults Series
September 19, 2019
September 19th – Circle Training
September 25, 2019
September 25th – Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) 101
November 1, 2019
November 1st – FMS Administrators – Weekend Blitz
November 19, 2019
Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) 101
November 22, 2019
November 22nd – Transition Planning for Adults – Weekend Blitz Series
November 27, 2019
Disability In The Workplace 101
January 15, 2020
January 15th – Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) 101
January 17, 2020
January 17th – Transition Planning for Adults – Weekend Blitz Series
January 29, 2020
Inclusive HR Practices
March 12, 2020
March 12th – FMS – Get Connected: Planning for Community Roles
March 13, 2020
March 13th – Transition Planning for Adults – Weekend Blitz Series
March 25, 2020
Unconscious Bias to Conscious Inclusion
April 2, 2020
April 2nd – Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) 101
April 3, 2020
April 3rd – FMS Administrators – Weekend Blitz
May 7, 2020
May 7th – FMS : Abuse Prevention & Response Protocol
May 27, 2020
Fostering An Inclusive & Respectful Culture
June 3, 2020
June 3rd – FMS: You are Hired! Finding the Right Staff
July 29, 2020
Accommodations In The Workplace
September 30, 2020
Measuring Workplace Inclusion
Workshops for Family Managed Services (FMS) Families and Staff
We provide a variety of workshops for families who choose Family Managed Services (FMS) funding and the staff they employ. All of these workshops are free.
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 workshop, for Funds Administrators and staff, provides concrete strategies in supporting a person in achieving and maintaining employment.
Transition Planning for Adulthood Series
Transitioning to adulthood is one of the most important life transitions we experience. Youth ages 14 to 25 require support in navigating this critical time of life. 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 provide full-day professional development opportunities which focus on how to support people who live with disabilities in building fulfilling lives in community.
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.