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CALLING DADS & OTHER MALE ROLE MODELS FOR CHILDREN / YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDS OR DISABILITIES, WHO HAVE HAD LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND ARE INTERESTED IN INCREASING LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY SKILLS.
This is an interactive, online training to become effective advocates and promote positive change in systems of care. Participants must have internet access and a computer or device with which to participate. Men who complete the training will receive a $450 stipend. Participants will also receive support to apply for positions on relevant advisory councils, boards of directors, and other policy-making bodies. Participants are expected to attend monthly Zoom workshops and networking meetings.
TOPICS INCLUDE Disability History & Pride, Telling Your Story, Assistive Technology, Partnering with Policymakers, Understanding Medicaid Services and Other Systems of Care, SSI & SSDI, Person-Centered Planning and much more!