Family Connection’s Our Seat at the Table – A Parent Leadership Training
WORKSHOP TITLE: Our Seat at the Table – A Parent Leadership Training
SPEAKER: Sally Baker and Melissa Sanders
DATE: Thursday, March 11 and 25, 2021
(Must attend both sessions to get a certificate of completion)
Session 1 – Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Session 2 – Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
LOCATION: Zoom Meeting
TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP: You can make an impact as an EQUAL member of any team / group. Learn how to use your voice and journey as a parent to make a difference and advocate for children. Our Parent Leadership Training is a 2 session, interactive, evidence-based curriculum for anyone who is currently serving, or wants to serve, on a decision-making group. This can include parents, students, educators, administrators, and community members.
- Build an understanding about decision-making groups
- Learn about the principles that guide shared decision-making and the processes groups use
- Gain strategies to help you confidently and actively participate in a decision-making group
- To increase the ability of families to advocate for the needs of children and youth with special health care needs, and to encourage more families to take on leadership roles.