Research shows that empowering individuals to actively participate in personal decision making improves live outcomes and can reduce the risk of abuse and exploitation in all models of decision making for persons with differing abilities. An overly protective response to situations where a person with varying levels of capacity may be at risk and can stifle self-determination and empowerment. Adults have a basic right to make choices, good or bad, and determine the course of their lives. This session will talk about recognizing signs and signals of abuse, neglect (self-neglect and exploitation)
Thursday, December 8, 2016 9:30 AM - 4:30 PMEastern Time
Georgia Legal Services6602 Abercorn St, #203SavannahSavannah, Georgia 31405USA
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