Principles and Practices of Building Community by Dr. Thomas Pomeranz
Staff will learn 'Best Practice' approaches in transitioning classic day program services to a “work” oriented service model. Dr. Pomeranz provides participants with the values and vision that drive the Day Program from activities of little meaning (beads and string) to a content of meaningful activities that engender dignity and respect. Staff will learn realistic and common sense approaches to significantly improve quality of services, as well how to incorporate the objectives of the Individual Support Plan into the context of a work focused program
Seven sessions of training providing skills and education on some of the most important concepts of community inclusion. The Principles and Practices of Building Community is a DVD library of compassionate, humorous and provocative training. It is for service providers or undergraduate college level instruction. Developed and presented by Dr. Thomas Pomeranz a nationally recognized authority, trainer, clinician and consultant in the field of services for people with disabilities. Dr. Pomeranz uses high quality graphic, humor and his 35 years of experience to engage his viewers.