Empowerment Education Series: Living a Self-Determined Life



Living a Self-Determined Life

Presenter: Alex Kimmel

Monday, March 22, 2021

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Course Description:
This training module was developed by the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute housed at Wayne State University for Direct Support Professionals who are seeking information and skills regarding self-determination and how it is applied to individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 

Course Objectives:

By the end of this training you should:
1. Know the Individual Budget Tools 
2. Be Familiar with the 3 Characteristics of Self-Determination 
3. Know the 5 Principles of Self-Determination
4. Be able to apply the idea of Self-Determination to your own life and support it within the lives of those around you

 Timed Agenda:

• Welcome & Introduction      5 minutes
• Possibilities Video      5 minutes
• What is Self-Determination?    45 minutes
• Person-Centered Planning    45 minutes
• Questions       20 minutes
o Total: 2 hours
- 2 Continuing Education Credits are approved for this training. Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for   it's entirety.  
- QUALIFIED INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES PROFESSIONALS (QIDP): These training hours meet the MDCH training requirement for QIDP staff. 
Please refer questions regarding training to Kim Hoga: KHoga1@DWIHN.ORG or 313-402-1908