Training & CEUs
Disability Awareness 101 Workshop
The workshop is designed to provide Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers, Advocates and all Professionals who support children with special healthcare needs and/or developmental disabilities with information about services and community resources.
Participants will learn about:
- People First Language
- Medicaid (including EPSDT and waivers)
- School Topics
- State and Federal Legislation including the Olmstead Decision, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Action (IDEA)
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for Medicaid?
What types of community services are available?
What is an IEP?
What are my rights as a parent or caregiver of a child with a disability?
February 20th, 10 a.m.
March 13, 10 a.m.
April 17th, 10 a.m.
May 15th, 10 a.m.
Childkind Training Center
3107 Clairmont Road, Suite C
Atlanta, GA 30329
No cost to families or professionals (Childcare is not provided)
For Licensed Professionals seeking CEUs: 2 core hours, cost $55.00
Joe Sarra, MSW
For more information contact Joe Sarra via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (404) 248-1980, ext. 237.
About Joe Sarra
Joe serves as Childkind’s Director of Home Based Services and oversees Childkind’s Transition Support, Family Support, and Training functions. An expert in Medicaid Waiver and community based services for children with significant health care needs and developmental disabilities; he has been with Childkind for 6 years.
In addition to presenting the Disability 101 Workshop to state social service agencies, metro-Atlanta hospitals and school systems, Joe has presented at several conferences including the Autism Society of America-Georgia Chapter, Promoting Safe and Stable Families Conference in Georgia and the National Association of Social Workers-Georgia Chapter.
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