SDMA Professionals Symposium 2019

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 03:30 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
600 West 7th Avenue
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range
To be determined

Host And Instructor

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Governors Council on Disabilities & Special Education
Judge Doherty, Diana Noel, Maggie Winston, K.C. Delaune, Art Delaune, Ric Nelson, Anne Applegate

Training Overview Description

The Governor’s Council on Disabilities & Special Education presents SDMA Professionals Symposium 2019; Supported Decision-Making Agreements

Featuring the Honorable Frances Doherty, National Expert on SDMAs speaking on The Washoe County, Nevada Supported Decision-Making Experience & Moving Towards Enhanced Self-Determination in Guardianship Cases

Other speakers and topics:
Supported Decision-Making Agreements Around the Country, Diana Noel, AARP
Discussion with SDMA Users and Supporters, Maggie Winston, K.C. Delaune, Art Delaune, Ric Nelson
Supported Decision-Making in Home & Community Based Services, Anne Applegate, Governor’s Council on Disabilities & Special Education

This event is free but registration is required.

Sponsored by the Mental Health Trust Authority of Alaska

Event-specific Details


9:00am – 9:30am - Welcome and Introductions

9:30am – 10:30am - The Washoe County, Nevada, Supported Decision-Making Experience

10:40am – 12:00pm - Supported Decision-Making Agreements around the Country

12:00pm – 1:00pm - Lunch on your own

1:00pm – 2:00pm - SDMA Users and Supporters Panel

2:00pm – 3:30pm - Moving Towards Enhanced Self Determination in Guardianship Cases

For more information: 907-269-8990

Traumatic Brain Injury
Developmental Disabilities
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Aging/Alzheimers and Other Dementia
All Tribal Services/Tribal Government
All Senior Services
All Health Care
All Developmental Disabilities
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

You must register for this event in advance. The event is free but seating is limited:

Register here:

For information or to request a reasonable accommodation by 11/10/2019 please call 907-269-8990