WINGS Guardianship Conference



Registration is open for the second Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS) Conference: Delivering on Stakeholder Priorities.
WHEN: March 17, 2016
WHERE: Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The second annual WINGS Conference, Delivering on Stakeholder Priorities, is a forum to advance a partnership with the Washington State Supreme Court and community members to:
  • 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.

TO REGISTER

Click here to register. If you have specific questions, please contact: Kim Rood, Office of Guardianship and Elder Services, Administrative Office of the Courts.

ABOUT WINGS

The Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (WINGS) serves to enhance the quality of care and life of adults affected or potentially affected by guardianship and other decision-making alternatives. WINGS is an ongoing problem-solving mechanism made up of key stakeholders.

 



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