Principles and Practices of Building Community by Dr. Thomas Pomeranz
Heightens sensitivities to the impact of language in promoting respectful relationships. The evolution of slang references that devalue people in numerous examples of insensitive language are presented with the Universal Language alternative. Provides viewers with strategies to master Universal Languages as well as sensitively supporting others who struggle in using words of respect. It is the outcome of this session "that the words and language we use in talking about our friends - the words and language they use in talking about us", will serve as the standard in how we speak to and about people with disabilities - "It's all in how you say it."
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.