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When: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET.
Guardianship is a drastic intervention that should only be considered when all other options fail to meet the urgent needs of the person. Lawyers and advocates working with older adults should be aware of other less restrictive tools to help individuals identified as vulnerable and in need of assistance. This webcast will highlight Supported Decision-Making (SDM) and the PRACTICAL Tool. The PRACTICAL Tool walks users through options and concerns in using SDM to determine a person’s needs, existing and required supports, and options. The person-centered and person-driven decision-making model of SDM leverages the ability to empower adults to make decisions across the spectrum of capacity. SDM helps supporters understand the values of the person, enabling them to offer better advice and options for the person.
After this session, attendees will:
Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.
NOTE: This training will be presented in a WEBCAST format to accommodate more participants. Due to the high volume of participants, computer audio will be the only option to listen to the presentation. No telephone call-in number will be provided. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.
The webcast will take place on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET.
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