The Fine Art of Balancing Protection with Self Determination

Source: National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)

Published: 2015

Summary:

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.

Link: The Fine Art of Balancing Protection with Self Determination

Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Legal

Access: Download

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement

Level: Advanced, Intermediate

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