Workshops

Supporting Families through Change

ID: 3026WEB

The arrival of a child with a developmental disability has life-long implications for the family. This workshop will examine important transitions across the lifespan of individuals with disabilities in the context of their family and community. Discussion will include initial diagnosis, entrance into education and adult services, and how these stages impact the family system. Effective ways to support families as they go through these stages will also be examined. [Required for Developmental Disabilities Certificate Program]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00

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Instructor: Carrie Coffield, PhD
Colleen McLaughlin, MEd
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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About the Instructor

Colleen A. McLaughlin, MEd, is the Associate Director of The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. Ms. McLaughlin is responsible for directing the Center’s Disability Policy and Community Training and Technical Assistance initiatives. In collaboration with the Executive Director, Ms. McLaughlin coordinates the Center’s UCEDD related functions and strategic planning. Her work has focused on inclusive community supports and services for people with intellectual disabilities. With more than five years’ experience working at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University and ten years of experience at The Boggs Center, Ms. McLaughlin brings expertise in self-determination, direct support workforce development, service coordination, quality improvement, systems change, and disability policy.

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