NDCPD Webinar

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Two Part Webinar: Assuring an Enhanced Quality of Life: The Role of Service Coordination in the Individualized Support and Futures Planning Process (pdf - 140kb)


Presented by:  Dr. Tom Pomeranz


Dates: Part I: November 30, 2015

           Part II: December 14, 2015

           Online Registration


Time: 10:00a.m. -12:00 Noon Central Time


Abstract: This informative two part webinar provides discussion regarding the critical role of Service Coordination in assuring that an individual’s quality of life is enhanced through the individualized support and futures planning processes. Focus is given to the essential elements of a Futures Planning process. Strategies for identifying the dreams and priorities of individuals are discussed in detail. Though form and format of the Futures Planning process are briefly discussed, primary emphasis is given to the use of generic supports, overcoming the restrictions of highly regulated environments, effectively utilizing available resources and empowering direct support professionals to serve as active learning instructors in the process.


Who Should Attend? Participants who will benefit from Dr. Pomeranz’ webinars include human service professionals including staff trainers, social workers, nurses, program coordinators, Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professionals; Developmental Disabilities Program Managers; leadership staff and others who participate in and promote person-centered planning processes.

Dr. Tom Pomeranz is a nationally recognized authority, trainer,         
clinician and consultant in the field of services for people with

disabilities.  Over the last forty (40) years, Tom has conducted  thousands of seminars and programs throughout the United States and Canada.  His audiences praise his ability to combine information, humor, passion and storytelling into an informative whole that does not just present the information, but really communicates it in a memorable fashion.


He is the highly acclaimed creator of Universal Enhancement, which teaches strategies promoting community participation and supporting people to have a quality life. Additionally, he is noted for his innovative approach to leadership and management training

Sponsored by:

The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, a University Center of Excellence on Developmental

Disabilities at Minot State University.



Registration – two weeks prior

Vicki Brabandt

Minot State University/NDCPD

500 University Avenue West

Minot, ND 58707