Caregiver Succession Planning Resources

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Developmental Disability Education Day How to Pass the Torch Effectively-Resources

Northern Region Education Day Resources
Sat, October 26, 2019  |  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Presentations

Keynote speech (No Slide)
Paul Aronsohn, Ombudsman for individual with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families
State of New Jersey

Guardianship: What you need to know
Gabrielle Bohon, Esq., Vice-Chair, New Jersey Family Support

Planning for the Future with Plan/NJ
Ellen Nalven, M Ed., Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ)

An Introduction to Supports Broker Service
Patricia Brennan, Director of Waiting List and Special Projects Fee for Service Conversion Team
Division of Developmental Disabilities Department of Human Services

How Support Coordination Can Help In Planning For the Future
Alycea Tetto, Support Coordination Manager, Disability Services & Advocacy, LLC

Caregiver Succession Planning: How to Pass the Torch Effectively
Lorraine D’Sylva-Lee. Training and Consultation Specialist, Rutgers Behavioral Research and Training Institute,
Children’s System of Care, Training and Technical Assistance Program & CEO of LEE (Learning Enrichment Experiences) Services

Caregiver Succession Planning: An individual perspective (No slide)
Myrta Rosa, Member, The New American Movement for People with Disabilities
Vice-President, Helping Hands, Community Access Unlimited

Including Siblings in Future Planning
Kara Kushnir, MSW, LCSW, Sibling, Psychotherapist, New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Member

Southern Region Education Day Resources
Sat, June 1, 2019  |  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Presentations

Keynote speech (No Slide)
Paul Aronsohn, Ombudsman for individual with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families
State of New Jersey

Guardianship: What you need to know
Gabrielle Bohon, Esq., Vice-Chair, New Jersey Family Support

Trusts (No slide)
Nancy Dilliplane., Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of NJ (PLAN/NJ)

An Introduction to Supports Broker Service
Patricia Brennan, Director of Waiting List and Special Projects Fee for Service Conversion Team
Division of Developmental Disabilities Department of Human Services

How Support Coordination Can Help In Planning For the Future (No slide)
Tina Wiltsee, Advantage Supports

Caregiver Succession Planning: An individual perspective (No slide)
Todd Emmons, Member, New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD)

Caregiver Succession Planning: A parent perspective (No slide)
Lisa Weissbach-Efrat, Co-Chair, Regional Family Support Planning Council #7 (Camden, Burlington)

Including Siblings in Future Planning
Cheryl Crick, Coordinator, Family Advocacy and Advocacy Services, The Arc of New Jersey
Supportive Initiatives for Brothers & Sisters in New Jersey (SIBS NJ)
Certified Sibshop Facilitator

Online Resources

PLAN/NJ

https://www.plannj.org
Planned Lifetime Assistance of New Jersey (PLAN/NJ)
is a unique, not-for-profit agency that provides practical solutions, thus lessening the fear and anxiety families experience when planning for the future.

Sibling Support

SIBS NJ, Supportive Initiatives for Brothers & Sisters in New Jersey:
www.facebook.com/sibsnj/
The Supporting Siblings Project by The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute
www.thearcfamilyinstitute.org/resources/sibling-resources/
Local, state and national resources can be found.

National Resources Center for Supportive Decision-Making

www.supporteddecisionmaking.org/state-review/new-jersey
New Jersey resources

Charting the LifeCourse Framework

www.lifecoursetools.com/
The Charting the LifeCourse Framework was created BY FAMILIES to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live.

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