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October 27, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Training
Location: Online Programs | Map
ATEC - 14601 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff


Empowerment Education Training Initiative

The Michigan Empowerment Education Training Initiative is a curriculum that was developed by the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute (MI-DDI) to address the training needs of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), service providers, and people with disabilities. 

For more information about the Empowerment Education Project, please visit: https://ddi.wayne.edu/eetraining.

Webinar Training Topics

Person-Centered Planning: Valuing the Contributions of Direct Support Professionals  à 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

This training is designed to address the ways that DSPs can contribute to the person centered planning process. Person-centered planning is a process that can be used to assist people plan for their future through building of community relationships

Creating a Culture of Support à 1:35 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This training focuses on exploring the system of positive behavioral supports. Throughout this module, participants will learn the benefits of developing positive relations, and techniques that Direct Support Professionals can use to build and sustain positive relationships with the people that they serve.

** Each module carries 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) applicable to Adult Foster Care Licensee and Administrator Training certification. **


Target Audience

Direct Support Professionals, Home Help Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), and Para Professionals.


This training webinar is FREE, however, to participant you must REGISTER and complete a brief training questionnaire.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Elizabeth Janks, LMSW

Email: ab3707@wayne.edu

Phone: (248) 990-6467 

Registration Information

To attend this webinar all participants must register. The deadline to register is 10/23/2017.  Upon registering you will be asked to complete a brief training questionnaire.

To register please visit: https://waynestate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_esOTdLioOzvMiQB

Phone Call-In Information

Participants can access this webinar online or by phone. After you have registered online you will receive an email with the call-in phone number and access code

For more information about this event, please contact Elizabeth Janks at (248) 990-6467 or ab3707@wayne.edu.