Supported Decision-Making and other Alternatives to Guardianship Training

Keeping individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults in Charge of their lives

Friday, September 13, 10-4:00

Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Wisconsin’s Supported Decision-Making Law took effect in Spring of 2018. Supported Decision-Making is one alternative to guardianship that allows people with disabilities and older adults to retain their legal rights.

This statewide training will cover:

  • What Supported Decision-Making is
  • What alternatives to guardianship are available in Wisconsin
  • How to use Supported Decision-Making strategies, both as an alternative to guardianship and within existing guardianships
  • Legal responsibilities of Supported Decision-Making
  • Stories of how Wisconsin residents have used Supported Decision-Making

This statewide training is for:

  • Person with a disability/older adult
  • Family member and/or guardian of a person with a disability or older adult
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center Staff
  • Managed Care and IRIS staff
  • Educators
  • Children’s Long-Term Care Staff
  • Health Care Providers
  • Service Providers
  • Other Professionals (please describe)
  • Professional guardians
  • Attorneys
  • Judges

 

This training is FREE but registration is required

Lunch provided

Registration is now open: bit.ly/SDM-Training

If you have any questions or need to cancel, please contact Fil Clissa at 608.266.5395 or email at fil.clissa@wisconsin.gov