Everyone has rights! People, whether they have a disability or not, all have the same rights. Agencies that support people with disabilities are responsible for promoting and safeguarding people’s rights while also protecting people from physical or emotional harm. Sometimes, a person with a disability hasn’t had the opportunity to learn how to exercise their rights responsibly. They may need support to learn to manage their money, to learn how to make decisions, and act responsibly. When people’s rights are limited, we expect a review of those rights limitations by a Human Rights Committee (HRC).

There were a significant number of questions asked throughout the webinar, some of which we were not able to answer due to time constraints. We have collected those questions and the accompanying answers in a Q & A Document, where you can read through some individual issues and concerns raised by attendees.

In This Webinar

  • Overview of a HRC
  • The key members of a HRC
  • The role of a HRC in human services
  • Strategies to avoid a “rubber stamp” committee
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Cathy Yadamec

Cathy brings 35 years of experience with strong project management, data, quality assurance, and training skills. These skills are match by her ability to meld local experiences with a national perspective.

Cathy Yadamec