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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 harmed by society, and...
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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 certain groups of people...
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Keystone Institute Events

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 harmed by society, and...
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Foundations of Direct Support Practitioners (Train the Trainer)

As your leading-edge organization well knows, KII has been working to develop a set of 14 modules in three phases meant to provide a high-quality direct support preparation program. It is intended for promising supervisors as well as direct workers in special schools, vocational programs, recreational programs, day centers, and residential programs. This train-the-trainer course...
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Best Part of Me

What are the best parts of ourselves which we bring to the work we do? Best Part of Me aims to identify and acknowledge the gifts people have and bring to their work. Deep in the discussion comes the principle that personal values are the basis for professional values. Exploration of those values lead us...
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Keystone Institute Events

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 harmed by society, and...
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STUDY GROUPS

Moral Treatment: A Forgotten Success

The history of society’s treatment of people with mental disorders reveals, time after time, that backsliding almost always follows progress in our understanding and response to people with mental differences. Periods of enlightenment have been followed by periods of darkness, with long stretches of neglect in between. On the heels of brutality and some of...
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Tools for Change: Elements of a Person-Centered Planning Process

Tools for Change: Elements of a Person-Centered Planning Process Person-Centered Supports are designed to overcome inertia, and identify ways to enhance and expand a person’s emerging capacities. This workshop introduces participants to the principles and techniques of Person-Centered Planning. We will explore and practice a variety of tools that aid in getting to know a...
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Employment Works: Making Good Employment a Reality for People with Disabilities

Employment Works: Making Good Employment a Reality for People with Disabilities Recognizing that meaningful work is one of the good things of life, the workshop begins with an examination of historical strategies and ideas about work. We will examine the important role of the employment expert in effectively supporting people on the job in depth....
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Keystone Institute Events

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 harmed by society, and...
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