Introduction to Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (Part 2: From Isolation & Oppression to Community & Empowerment)

When:
July 27, 2016 @ 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
2016-07-27T08:30:00-07:00
2016-07-27T13:00:00-07:00
Where:
Portland Police Bureau: East Precinct
737 SE 106th Ave
Portland, OR 97216
USA
Cost:
$25/co-op member, $50/non-member. ()
Contact:
Irene Lee
503-988-6396

Assigned Host:

Region 1 Crisis Diversion Program

Presenters:

Stacy Buckley, Sasha Vidales

Description:

Target audience includes fairly-new-to the field direct service professionals, plus brokerage personal agents, case managers, personal support workers teachers, parents, and other community partners. Participants are encouraged to attend both sessions, but may choose to attend Part 1 or Part 2.

This class provides a multimedia presentation on the evolution of services for adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in Oregon from isolation and oppression toward inclusiveness and empowerment. Learn about the array of services for adults and children with I/DD and how to advocate for them in various service settings. This course aims to explore:

  • History of I/DD and the evolution in services from Institutionalization to Individual Choice, through film and news stories
  • Person Centered Values & Principles Today
  • Civil Rights Movement as it Relates to People Who Experience I/DD
  • Individualized Service Planning Team Process

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