Here is the program for our upcoming Guardianship Training Symposium. Below are the speaker presentations and other materials related to each workshop.
Presentation 1 – Pre Conference Intensive:
Transforming End of Life Care with the MOLST Program: Improving Quality and Honoring Preferences for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities near the End of Life, Presented by Dr. Patricia Bomba and Lisa Volpe, Esq.
Presentation 2 – Keynote Speaker – Dr. Stephen Birchak
1. PowerPoint Presentation will be provided after the Symposium
Presentation 3 – Supported Decision-Making: Protecting Rights, Ensuring Choices, Presented by Jonathan G. Martinis, Esq.
Presentation 4 – A View from the Bench: Guardianship Issues and Challenges, Presented by Lisa K. Friedman, Esq, Honorable David H. Guy (Broome County), Honorable John S. Hall, Jr. (Warren County), Honorable Stacy L. Pettit (Albany County) and Honorable Ava S. Raphael (Onondaga County Chapter)
4. Matter of DD
Presentation 5 – Supported Decision-Making and SDMNY, Presented by Nancy Succoso, Kristin Booth Glen, Esq., Matthew Smith, Esq., and Joan Cornachio
Presentation 6 – Litigation and Legislation: Looking at Decision Making Through Different Lenses, Presented by Lawrence R. Faulkner, Esq., Christy A. Coe., Kathryn E. Jerian, Esq., Sheila E. Shea, Esq., Jennifer Monthie, Esq., and Tara Ann Pleat, Esq.
Presentation 7 – Self-Determination, Decision-Making Supports and Planning for the Future, Presented by Robin Shaffert, JD and Nicole Jorwic, JD
Presentation 8 – New Paradigms in Decision-Making: Guardianship Reform and Supported Decision-Making, Presented by Nina A. Kohn, Esq.
3. PowerPoint Presentation will be provided after the Symposium