Supported Decision-Making: An Emerging Model
As an alternative to more restrictive forms of decision-making authority, Supported Decision Making (SDM), an emerging model, provides people with disabilities and older adults a manner to make their own decisions. In this free webinar, we will discuss why SDM is important to organizations and to people we support. We’ll highlight how implementing SDM practices applies to enhancing CQL’s Basic Assurances® and Personal Outcome Measures®. Participants will be introduced to methods to achieve SDM and will be provided various resources.
In This Webinar
- Overview of Supported Decision Making (SDM)
- Importance of SDM to agencies and people supported
- Connection to CQL tools
- Methods for embracing SDM practices
- Resources for implementing SDM practices
Morgan K. Whitlatch has almost 15 years of experience in the disability law field. She has dedicated her legal career to working with and on behalf of people with disabilities in matters involving capacity and the right to self-determination.
CQL Quality Enhancement Specialist
Anne Buechner is a Quality Enhancement Specialist for CQL. In this role, Anne consults, provides training, facilitates workshops, and leads accreditation activities. Anne brings 25 years of experience to CQL with strong project management, data, quality assurance, and training skills.