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Michelle West, has served in marketing leadership roles in the Independent Living movement since January 2015. When she presented at the 2019 National Council on Independent Living's conference on the topic of marketing, person after person told her they didn’t have the marketing skills to get the word out about their services, let alone that their CIL even exists!
 

Date: 4/28/2022 

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  •  Michelle West, Founder and Principal, Aprosae.

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Kendra's Law is a New York State law concerning involuntary outpatient commitment also known as assisted outpatient treatment. It grants judges the authority to issue orders that require people who meet certain criteria to regularly undergo psychiatric treatment.
 
This webinar will provide an overview of the existing law, information on recently proposed expansions, and advocacy on alternatives to expansion. The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) is a leader in raising the issue of harmful effects, shortcomings in the law, and promoting effective alternatives.
 

Date: 3/24/2022 

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This webinar covers the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) and the rights of residents in long term care facilities in New York State. Topics covered include a basic overview of LTCOP roles compared to the roles in NYS Department of Health; the rights of residents in long term care facilities, including the right to be discharged and rights in the process of discharge; and involuntary discharge, focusing on when a discharge plan is not fully in place to meet the needs of an individual.

Date: 2/23/2022 

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