WINGS Guardianship Conference



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.

OPENING REMARKS
Chief Justice Barbara Madsen
Washington Supreme Court

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
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.

To register for the conference, please complete the registration form included in the attached brochure or register online.



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