October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This is an online event
Wise Support

Wise Webinar Series: 

What Is Supported Decision Making and why is it important?

with Michael Kendrick

Please join us on Wednesday, October 14th for our webinar, What is Supported Decision Making and why is it important?

Supported decision making is a practice that has developed to assist people with strengthening their role as decision makers in their own lives. This has come about because many people have had their legal authority to make their own decisions, or have had the experience of being treated as if they cannot competently make their own decisions by others. Supported decision making is an emerging practice to contend with all of these challenges.

Learning Objectives (Info, tools, and skills attendees will receive):

  • A general familiarization with supported decision making
  • How it can be linked with other progressive practices
  • How it fits into the legal system and International treaties
  • How it has been applied in practice
  • How to find supported decision making resources easily
  • How to support it in your locality
  • Cultural issues and their impact

Do you require an accommodation, materials in alternate format or have inquiries about accessibility in this event? If so, please reach out to [email protected] no later than 5pm Friday prior to this webinar. Due to the short turnaround of our webinar series we are unable to accommodate same day requests. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.

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There are no refunds for those that do not attend the scheduled webinar. If you do miss the webinar, we will provide you with a code to access the next webinar free. 

Wise provides Washington State Educator/Teacher Clock Hours for our webinars. For more information and to request Clock Hours, please click here. 

Supported employment is rooted in the firm belief that all people deserve respect, dignity, and self-determination.  Here at Wise, we are committed to standing up for and embracing positive changes in policies and practices to stamp out oppression and discrimination in our institutions and systems. We are focused on our mission of inclusion and equitable employment for people with disabilities. With this in mind, we ask that all participants extend respect, humility and grace during our events. We strive to create a learning platform where we all leave with new ways of thinking, doing and moving supported employment forward.
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