ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
- IDENTIFY strengths and weaknesses in the state’s current approach to adult guardianship and less restrictive decision-making options;
- ADDRESS key policy and practice issues;
- ENGAGE in outreach, education and training, including training on supported decision-making;
- SERVE as an ongoing problem-solving mechanism to enhance the quality of care and quality of life of adults affected or potentially affected by guardianship and other decision-making alternatives, and provide the support they need.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Individuals in Washington interested in improving decisional-support for persons with diminished decision-making ability, including:
- FAMILY AND FRIENDS of persons under guardianship and those who may need decisional- support in the future;
- PROFESSIONALS who work in the fields of aging, developmental disabilities, mental illness, elder abuse prevention and intervention, law and fiduciary related fields.