Inaugural WINGS Conference
August 7, 2015
Wenatchee Valley College
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.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
This free conference 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.
Chief Justice Barbara Madsen
Washington Supreme Court
Mary Joy Quinn, RN, MA
Author of Guardianships of Adults: Achieving Justice Autonomy, and Safety.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Individuals in Washington who are interested in improving decision support for persons with diminished decision-making ability, including:
- FAMILY AND FRIENDS of those who are under guardianship or may need decision support in the future.
- PROFESSIONALS who work in the fields of aging, developmental disabilities, mental illness, elder abuse prevention and intervention, or law and fiduciary related fields.