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People with Developmental Disabilities and Families


The Family and Support Coordination Partnership:
Making Choices, Becoming Empowered, and Supporting the Life Your Family Member Wants

As the service delivery system changes, all people with developmental disabilities receiving services through DDD will be able to choose a support coordination agency along with the services they receive. This training will provide families with the information they need about support coordination. Participants will also learn how to help their family members select a support coordination agency that will best meet their needs, work in partnership with the support coordinator throughout the person centered planning process, and identify service providers to help their family member achieve the life he or she wants.

 

Date Duration Time Location
March 10, 2017 1/2 day 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Camden Library, Atco

March 13, 2017

Course Cancelled

1/2 day 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Clark Library, Clark
March 17, 2017 1/2 day 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Hunterdon North County, Clinton
April 7, 2017 1/2 day 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Voorhees Library, Voorhees


Working in Partnership: Self-Advocates and Support Coordinators

 

As a person with a disability, you are able to choose the services you use and share how you want to be supported. Support Coordinators help you share information about yourself, your hopes and dreams, and the support you need through a person-centered planning process. They also help you select the service providers that will support you to be involved in your community and reach your goals. It’s important for you to learn more about what to look for and what to expect when working with a Support Coordinator and selecting services. This training will help you understand the Support Coordination process; know what to look for in a Support Coordination Agency; and learn tips and strategies for working with Support Coordinators.

 

Note: This training is open to people with disabilities and direct support professionals and/or family members accompanying them to provide support.

 

Date Duration Time Location
January 13, 2017 1/2 day 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Trenton Library, Trenton
March 4, 2017 1/2 day 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Union Library, Union

 

Registration Details

 

Fee Information:

No charge for the following groups:

  • Individuals with disabilities and family members
  • Developmental Disability Professionals
  • Employees of DDD

Continuing Education Available: Not available for Continuing Education credit.

Registration: Register online now

Please note: Submission of the online form is not a confirmation of registration. Submission of the online registration form sends an email request to The Boggs Center. When your form is received, Boggs Center
staff will register you for the course requested, based on space availability. If the training is full,
you will be notified. Written confirmation of your registration and materials will be mailed two weeks prior to the training course. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us to verify registration and to receive directions and materials.

For more information: Please email PJ Alexander or call (732) 235-9307.


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