The Fine Art of Balancing Protection with Self Determination
Source: National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)
This session will talk about recognizing the signs and signals of abuse, neglect (self-neglect) and exploitation, tools to maximize communication with persons with differing abilities, and promoting self-determination and choice through supported approaches that mitigate against risk and empower individuals. The session will explore the application of the Supported Decision Making model to assist persons in making choices, increase access to positive life outcomes, and reduce the risk of harm.
Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Legal
Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others
Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement
Level: Advanced, Intermediate