February 22, 2015
The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 (ADA) and the Olmstead Decision in 1999 established community integration as a right of people with psychiatric disabilities. Since then, greater attention has been paid to the facilitating the ability of people with psychiatric disabilities to fully engage in meaningful activities in their communities. However, as any person in recovery and mental health professional knows, there is still a long way to go.
December 8, 2014
DirectCourse College of Recovery and Community Inclusion (CRCI) hosted an important webinar that examined the need for expanded and improved training for personnel in non-licensed and/or entry-level positions in the field of mental health.
August 22, 2014
Anya Weber from the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston shares why working in the community is essential for people with disabilities.
June 21, 2014
Future Needs of Caregivers in the Home Webinar, Presented by Nancy Thaler, Executive Director of the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS)
April 30, 2014
Mel Neri, Director of Curriculum Development for the Community Living Policy Center at the University of California, San Francisco, provides an overview of basic safety at home best practices.