Category: Trainings

Sep 3 2014

Deadline Extended to Sept. 11: Apply for Partners in Policymaking

The deadline to apply for Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking has been extended to September 11, 2014.

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Aug 20 2013

New Publication: Blueprint on Community Supported Living

Check out our new publication! Blueprint: Community Supported Living and Wisconsin's Long-Term Care System

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Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training: Oshkosh

Attend a free training next week in La Crosse and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training: Sheboygan

Attend a free training next week in Sheboygan and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training in La Crosse this Week

Attend a free training this week in La Crosse and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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Jan 29 2013

Attend a State Budget Advocacy Training

To ensure disability advocates can effectively advocate on state budget issues, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) is conducting a series of free state budget advocacy trainings around the state.

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Jul 27 2012

Care in the Community Conference

This conference gives families and providers who work with children and youth with special health care needs information and tools to help care for themselves and those they support.

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Jul 16 2012

YiPPE in Wisconsin Dells and Green Bay

YiPPE (Youth in Partnership with Parents for Empowerment) programs will be held in Wisconsin Dells and Green Bay during the 2012-13 school year.

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Jul 16 2012

Positive Solutions and Strategies to Challenging Behaviors for Young Children: The Next Steps

This workshop connects the importance of the social/emotional relationship between parents and their children and how this relationship can provide the basis for supporting children with challenging behaviors.

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Jun 14 2012

Parents in Partnership Opportunities

The Parents In Partnership program (PIP) is a four- or five-part leadership opportunity for parents, foster parents, or other care givers who have children, 6-14 years old, or youth 13-21 years old with special needs.

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Jun 8 2012

Summer Social Skills Group in Kenosha

The six-session social skills group is for children ages 4-12 who are experiencing difficulties in social settings.

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May 31 2012

Improve Your Leadership Skills: Apply for Partners in Policymaking

If you are a family member of a child with a developmental disability or a self-advocate with a developmental disability and you have been searching for a leadership opportunity, apply for Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking. Applications are due September 1, 2012.

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May 21 2012

2012 Wisconsin Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

This conference will provide a forum for sharing new information on promoting social and emotional development in our everyday activities with infants and young children.

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May 11 2012

ADHD: One Size Does Not Fit All (Whitewater)

Training that focuses on interventions for individuals with ADHD.

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May 11 2012

Coordination of Care for Children with ASD/DD - Appleton

The objective of this meeting is to explore the coordination of care and collaboration of efforts for providers and parents of children with ASD/DD. They will also discuss resources to further support children with special healthcare needs. 

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Apr 13 2012

Dare To Dream

WHAT: A transitional workshop (dinner will be served)

WHEN: May 15, 2012

TIME: 5-8 p.m.

WHERE: Kenosha County Center

             19600 75th Street

             Bristol, WI

REGISTRATION: There is no charge but everyone must register. Please contact Sharon Anderson at
sanders7@cesa2.k12.wi.us or call 262-473-1452 and let her know how many are
attending. Please provide a contact name and contact information.

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Apr 3 2012

Youth Leadership Summits - Milwaukee & Waukesha

For high school students with disabilities who are interested in becoming leaders and advocates for themselves and others with disabilities. June 25-29 in Milwaukee or July 16-20 in Waukesha.

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Apr 2 2012

CAMPUS INCLUSION LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM - August 2012

If you are a current college undergraduate student who identifies on the Autism Spectrum, including Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, with a strong interest in the Disability Rights and Autistic Rights movements, we invite you to apply for this leadership training.

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Apr 2 2012

CIRCLES OF LIFE 2012 - Register by April 9

Wisconsin’s Annual Conference for Families of Children with Disabilities & Professionals is a conference for families who have children of any age with disabilities or special health care needs and the professionals who support and provide services for them. Held April 26 & 27 in Madison.

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Apr 2 2012

What’s After High School? - Brussels (4/17)

Everything You Need to Know About Supports and Resources for Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs. Training for parents, caregivers, youth and providers on the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs.

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Apr 2 2012
Apr 2 2012

Webinar: Apps and Ethics: Using Technology to Faciliate Effective Productivity (5/3/12)

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Time:  2pm - 3pm EST

Presenter:  Catherine Burzio  

Description: The world of technology is growing and changing at rapid rates. It’s hard to keep up with what is available, let alone know what is worth the time and effort of a download. Spend time walking through Apps and tools which may be used in the vocational evaluation and rehabilitation counseling settings, with individuals or small groups, or for document/information management in the field. With the use of technology, it is common for ethics to be challenged when working across multiple agencies in support of individuals. How then do we ensure non- maleficience and fidelity while working effectively to meet deadlines? Participants will review and discuss rehabilitation counseling standards of ethics and apply evaluator principles to real world scenarios.  

Presenter Bio: Catherine Burzio, MA established Viable Vocations in 2011 to provide Education and Transition consulting service for students, families, schools and organizations. As Transition Coordinator for PEATCs NEXT STEPS Transition project, she helped to establish a nationally recognized program funded by the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). She is a former Transition Specialist for a local school division. Catherine was appointed by former Virginia governor Tim Kaine to serve on the Virginia State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Vision Impaired, ending in 2011. She currently serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for Shenandoah University, The Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society Executive Board as the Vice President for Member Relations and VECAP (Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals) as the Communications Chair.

Through her work in Transition, Catherine has established national working relationships with the IDEA Partnership Community of Practice on Transition and the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC). Through these partnerships, Catherine has worked with several states and territories, including Wisconsin, Delaware, Pennsylvania, California, the Virgin Islands, Florida and the Bureau of India Education to provide technical assistance regarding transitioning youth and their families. Catherine received her master’s degree in Transition Special Education - Collaborative Vocational Evaluation Training from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Her areas of interest include Families in Transition, Social Capital and Ethics and Technology. Using both personal and professional experience, Catherine encourages collaborative partnerships between families, students, educators and service providers, leading to more effective transition outcomes for youth. She is the grateful mom of four children – Ashton, Pauline, JB and August.  

Register Online ($50 Members/$100 Non-Members)

  • Captioning is Available for all webinars upon request (48 hours notice is required)
  • Webinars are recorded for your convenience if you can not attend the live webinar.
  • Webinar Questions:  Contact Jenny@apse.org

 

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Apr 2 2012

Did You Know? Now You Know! - Rhinelander

April 11 from 5:30-8:30 PM in Rhinelander.

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Apr 2 2012

Coordination of Care for Children with ASD/DD - Appleton

Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities to be held in Appleton on May 24.

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Apr 2 2012

Opening Windows of Opportunity for Families - Johnson Creek

Friday, April 13 in Johnson Creek. Hands-on workshop with the latest in “i-Technology,” Daily Living Skills, What does my child need to know?, Orientation and Mobility 101. 

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Apr 2 2012

Ethics and Boundaries Seminar – Spring 2012

For every family member and paid worker, as well as those who have indirect roles in the lives of elders, children and adults with developmental and other disabilities, there are many moments of decision that effect the future of a person receiving support. Register online at www.ddnetworking.org.

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Mar 5 2012

Youth Leadership Forum

WHAT: The 11th Annual Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (WI YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities. It provides training in leadership, self-advocacy skills, and career awareness to approximately 25 students with disabilities from throughout the state of Wisconsin.

WHEN:June 17-22 2012

WHERE:Edgewood College Madison, WI

More information and the registration application is available.

 

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Feb 21 2012

Sibshops Trainings

WHEN: Friday and Saturday March 9 and 10, 2012
WHAT: Two-day Sibshop Training
WHERE: Norman, Oklahoma (Near Oklahoma City)
HOSTS: DSACO, ODDC, OSDE, and Oklahoma Sibshop Initiative
REGISTRATION CONTACT: Lori Wathen 405-271-5700 x45180
http://www.dsaco.org/annualconference.html

WHEN: Friday and Saturday April 20 and 2, 2012
WHAT: Two-day Sibshop Training
WHERE: Little Rock, Arkansas
HOST: Partners for Inclusive Communities
REGISTRATION CONTACT: Judy Young 800-342-2923; 501-682-9900
http://www.uams.edu/partners/calendar/default.asp#April

WHEN: Friday and Saturday May 4 and 5, 2012
WHAT: Two-day Sibshop Training
WHERE: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
HOST: Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph's University
REGISTRATION CONTACT: Theresa Gill 610-660-2183
http://www.kinneyautism.sju.edu

WHEN: Tuesday and Wednesday May 8 & 9, 2012
WHAT: wo-day Sibshop Training
WHERE: Jamestown, New York
HOST: Chautauqua Tapestry
HOSTED AT: The Resource Center 
REGISTRATION CONTACT: Victoria Patti 716-753-4519
chautauquatapestry.org

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday September 14 and 15, 2012
WHAT: Two-day Sibshop Training
WHERE: Vancouver, British Columbia
HOST: ACT--Autism Community Training
REGISTRATION CONTACT: 604-205-5467 or info@actcommunity.net
http://www.actcommunity.net/autism-education/upcoming-live-events.html

Those who attend the two-day training become first-generation Sibshop facilitators (as described in the Sibshop Standards of Practice) and, upon registration, may start a Sibshop in their community.

(Don't want to run a Sibshop, but would like to talk about sibs' unique issues? Join us just for the first day!)

As those who have attended will tell you, Sibshop trainings are rich events! In the course of two days, you’ll hear poignant stories, share laughs, meet courageous sibs, and learn practical advice.

A big part of any Sibshop training is the demonstration Sibshop, where you will participate in great Sibshop games and discussion activities with remarkably cool and thoughtful 8-13 year old brothers and sisters of kids with special needs.

These trainings and workshops are open to parents, adult sibs, and any service provider concerned about families. If you’d like to host a Sibshop training in your community, please write or call us at 206.297.6368. We’d be happy to help in any way we can.

You can always learn where we will be offering trainings and workshops in the days to come by visiting our homepage or online training calendar.

 

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