Events

Shhhh: A Dialogue on SRV and Sexuality

Zoom Online Platform

The development of one’s socio-sexuality identity is an important part of having a rich and fulfilling life. Relationships, exploration, love, intimacy, well-being of self, and comradeship are all a part of the picture. For many people with disabilities, social judgement, taboos, perceptions, and role-casting tend to hinder developmental growth, and the results can include a […]

From Vision to Action: Practical Aspects of Role Theory

Zoom Online Platform

For those with some knowledge of Social Role Valorization principles and who are hungry for how to help people move into valued roles, this workshop is for you. How do you identify roles people might be interested in? Once you have a role in mind, how might you help a person enter that role? How […]

Foundations of Inclusive Practice: A Glimpse of SRV (English)

Zoom Online Platform

Across India, change leaders committed to better lives for people with developmental and psychosocial disability are talking about and learning about Social Role Valorization, a powerful set of ideas about how to assist people to have full, rich, meaningful lives. SRV provides a high-order framework for understanding the society in which we live, and the […]

The Applied Customized Employment Certification Course: A Sneak Peek

Zoom Online Platform

Intended for those organizations and people registered for our 8-month certification course (much-delayed due to COVID), this workshop will whet our appetites for the promise and possibility of work roles for people with developmental disabilities, and gear us up for the upcoming 8-month practical certification course to come as soon as it is practical and […]

The Road Most Travelled: Using the Culturally Valued Analogue

Zoom Online Platform

Social Role Valorization principles contains many “gems” – ideas that have great power and applicability towards making life fuller and richer for those who are at risk of social devaluation. The culturally valued analogue, or CVA, is one such gem. In this workshop, we will explore this idea, applying ourselves to studying the natural pathways […]

Planning for Change: Foundations of Person-Centered Work

Zoom Online Platform

Think Different, Plan Different—Person-Centered work involves a very different way of engaging with people with disabilities and their families. Using person-centered tools, the focus person is the central figure in their own planning, supported by the people they choose at their side. The processes used bring out the best in everyone by recognizing the gifts […]