Distance Introduction to SRV


Distance Introduction to SRV The Introduction to Social Role Valorization is an intensive workshop which presents the idea of assisting people with disabilities and other devalued conditions to have positive social roles as a productive and helpful response to wounding life experiences. Social Role Valorization is a comprehensive theory which provides insights as to why […]

The Power of Roles


The Power of Roles This workshop gives participants a practical introduction to the principles of Social Role Valorization. Through a combination of multimedia presentation and small group discussion, participants will learn about the phenomenon of social devaluation. This event includes discussion of how people with disabilities and other devalued groups have been systematically hurt and […]

Am I Connected? : A Discussion on Technology’s Capacity to Bring Us Together and Keep Us Apart (and the Impacts on Devalued People)

Zoom Online Platform

Technology has served as a primary connector for so many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic. Without it, the isolation, social distance, and inactivity may have had even more devastating impacts than what we did experience. While in some ways the pandemic did offer a somewhat urgent call to assist vulnerable people to access and […]

Principles of Teaching for Everyday Life: A Three Part Series on Competency Development


Principles of Teaching for Everyday Life: A Three Part Series on Competency Development Human beings have vastly more growth potential than is realized by most people, and this is especially true for people with disabilities. We’re all hard-wired to contribute – seeing purpose in our efforts and doing things for others. All too often people […]

Healing Voices (SRV Study Group)


Healing Voices: Model Coherency informs us that our fundamental assumptions about people, the world, and human nature will drive our actions. These assumptions play out unconsciously and powerfully in the service content that gets provided to devalued people. So many assumptions drive our beliefs about how to address psychiatric disorders; the belief that they are […]