Innovations in Supporting Families Community of Practice Framework for Systems Change Webinar Series
INNOVATIONS IN SUPPORTING FAMILIES
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FRAMEWORK FOR SYSTEMS CHANGE WEBINAR SERIES
The Innovations webinar series was hosted from January 2015 to January 2017 and focused on innovative strategies to enhance the systems that support families of individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Watch the archived series webinars to hear from national experts about innovative strategies related to the experience of individuals and families as they navigate through their life course and use supports to assist them.
WHO SHOULD WATCH?
This webinar series is for stakeholders interested in enhancing the systems and policies that impact individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities and their families, including:
- self-advocate and family leaders,
- leaders of community organizations and disability services, and
- state and federal policymakers.
Technology and Strategies for Supporting Families: How is technology benefiting both individuals with disabilities as well as their caregivers?
[ More info | Flyer | Presentation Slides | Archived Webinar | CoP Innovations Technology Issues Brief ]
Reframing the Conversation at All Levels: Tools for Change: How are states changing the conversation about supporting families?
[ More info | Flyer | Presentation Slides | Archived Webinar | CoP Innovations Reframing Issues Brief ]
We’re All in This Together: Uniting the Movements for a Good Life: How are the self-advocacy, parent, and siblings movements working together to enhance supports to families?
[ More info | Flyer | Presentation Slides | Archived Webinar | CoP Innovations Triad Approach Issues Brief ]
Front Door to Long-Term Services & Supports: How can we make the the first point of contact families have with the service delivery system as family-friendly and informative as possible?
[ More info | Flyer | Presentation Slides | Archived Webinar | CoP Innovations Front Door Issues Brief ]
Overview of the LifeCourse Framework: What drives the work of the CoP and how can it be used for systems and policy change?
[ More info | Flyer | Presentation Slides | Archived Webinar | Lifecourse Overview Issues Brief ]
UPCOMING TOPICS INCLUDE
Emotional/Navigational Peer Support: How can connecting families with other to getting support emotionally or in order to navigate the service system make a difference?
Person-Centered & LifeCourse Planning: How do these two national initiatives, which share many of the same goals and objectives, complement and support each other?
Medicaid Waivers and Other Funding Sources: How can we support individuals and their families in innovative ways with waivers?
Waitlist for Services: How can we use the LifeCourse framework to understand waitlists in states and understand families waiting for services?
Download the series flyer to print or share: CoP Innovations Webinar Series Flyer
Webinars will be hosted using Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect requires the following:
- Internet connection
- Web browser
- Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or greater
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For questions or assistance connecting to the webinars, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-444-0821.