This project was conducted by the former IIDC Center on Aging and Community.
Building Leadership Series
Choice, rights and responsibilities:
What choices am I really making? What are my rights and responsibilities?
This workshop focuses on what choices and decisions people make daily throughout their lives and how one makes informed choices. Strategies are discussed to help participants make more of their own choices, understand their rights and learn that with choices come responsibilities. The voting process is included and many participants register and vote after attending the series.
I hear these words; what do they mean for me?
The meaning of self-advocacy and self-determination are explored. Much time is devoted to discussing the meaning of being a self advocate and living a self determined life. Numerous opportunities for role-play and problem-solving are provided to practice advocating and speaking up for oneself as well as a group.
Person-Centered Planning (PCP):
What does it mean for me and what is a good plan?
Person Centered Planning (PCP). The focus of this workshop is to inform and reinforce the crucial role each participant plays in his/her plan, whether it is a person centered plan, day, residential, behavioral or any other individual plan. The responsibilities each person has in being prepared and active in their meeting and ongoing plans as well as their rights in the meeting are explained. A key piece of this workshop is map-making. Participants are provided opportunities to make two different personal maps that tell a story or a piece of their life. The map-maker shares the maps with the group.
For more information contact Jennie Todd at 812-855-6508 or email Jennie.