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October 22, 2013 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Category: Training
Location: Neighborhood Service Organization
Cost: Free
Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Location:  Neighborhood Service Organization, Detroit, MI

Target Audience: Direct Support Professionals, family members, persons with disabilities

Contact Information: Michael Bray, 313-577-6684, mikebray@wayne.edu

Event Description: Empowerment Education: Consumer-Driven Training for Michigan Direct Support Professionals is a training initiative of the Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) and has been in existence since 1998. The purpose of the initiative is to implement and evaluate a comprehensive statewide training program for Michigan’s direct support professionals. All Empowerment Education training programs are based on the philosophy of consumer-driven supports and services. There are currently thirteen training modules which cover a myriad of topics ranging from Self-Determination, to Person Centered Planning, to Stress Management.
For more information about this event, please contact Mike Bray at 313-577-6684 or mikebray@wayne.edu.