Upcoming Training Opportunities for Clients and Families
"NAVIGATING THE REGIONAL CENTER SYSTEM"
Community-Based Workshops for Family Members
Designed to provide family members with the tools to access generic resources and services funded through SG/PRC in efforts to promote independence, inclusion and a better quality of life for your family member with a developmental disability.
At SG/PRC, we understand that becoming acquainted with the regional center and learning to cope with your child or family member’s developmental disability can be a challenging-even overwhelming experience. A series consisting of five (5) workshops is available to you in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
Please click flyers below for more detailed information:
- Navigating the Regional Center System Workshops Flyer (ENGLISH)
- Navigating the Regional Center System Workshops Flyer (SPANISH)
PARENT MENTOR INITIATIVE (PMI)
At SG/PRC we understand that becoming familiar with the regional center and learning to cope with your child’s developmental disability can be a challenging - even overwhelming - experience for you and your family. We also know that support and information which is provided by another parent can be very helpful. SG/PRC and Alma Family Services are partners in offering parents support through the Parent Mentor Initiative.
To learn more about this new initiative, please click below:
CRITICAL ISSUES FORUMS (October 25, 2017)
These are forums that have been designed to address, new or current issues that may affect the delivery and accessibility of service to clients and families. Join us for the next meeting on July 26, 2017. Click below for more information.
- Critical Issues Forums Flyer (English)
- Critical Issues Forums Flyer (Spanish)
- Critical Issues Forums Flyer (Korean)
- Critical Issues Forums Flyer (Simplified Chinese)
- Critical Issues Forums Flyer (Traditional Chinese)
EFFECTIVE BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES WORKSHOPS (September 30 & October 7, 2017)
Effective Behavior Strategies Workshop - This class is for parents or caregivers of children with developmental disabilities. Parents will learn how to teach their children how to improve their behavior. The class will be held on two Saturdays.
Taller de Estrategias del Comportamiento Efectivas - Un taller para padres o cuidadores de individuos con necesidades especiales. Estas clases se llevaran a cabo durante 2 sábados,
FILIPINO PARENT SUPPORT GROUP - 2017 EDUCATIONAL FORUMS
These educational forums are designed to empower parents to gain a better understanding of regional center services and available supports for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. As part of a support group we are available to assist parents. These forums are open to all parents of SG/PRC clients that would like to participate.
SG/PRC PARENT TRAINING PORTAL (On-going)
This is an online resource that offers training modules to parents; providing tools and techniques that will effectively guide parents on how to support their children by navigating the entire support system
To access this site, please Click here
Past Training Opportunities for Clients and Families
- BENEFITS AND EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP (April 5, 2017)
The workshop will help beneficiaries make inform choice of earning competitive income and still qualify for medical benefits and benefit payments, rather than pursue the perception that people must limit their income to protect their benefits.
- To view the "Benefits and Employment Workshop Packet from this training, please click here
- CMS/HCBS Final Rule Presentation by Dr. Tom Pomeranz (March 23, 2017)
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are provided many services because of the Lanterman Act. Many services people receive are paid for with the state and federal money from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). California must comply with what is called the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule. Come learn about the changes CMS had made and what this means for you and your loved one. Each state has until March 2019 to comply with the new HCBS Final Rule.
Dr. Tom Pomeranz will be doing a training for individuals and/or their families to explain what the new federal law, CMS/HCBS Final Rule is all about. Come and learn about how some of your services will change and what community integration really means. Dr. Pomeranz will explain how you can maximize you opportunities and choices. Training will be held at SG/PRC conference room on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- CMS/HCBS Final Rule Training (February 22, 2017)
How will the new rules affect how you live and work? What does full access to my community mean? Come and learn all about the Final Rule. To view flyer, please click here
- To view the "Choices, Rights & Opportunities for Integration Presentation from this training, please click here
- CalABLE (California Achieving a Better Life Experience) Information & Stakeholder Forum (February 14, 2017)
CalABLE is a new program that will allow people with disabilities to establish tax-advantaged savings accounts with the ability to save up to $14,000 (currently) per year and up to $100,000 in total without losing vital public benefits such as Medi-Cal, SSI or SSDI. San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center and Inland Regional Center are pleased to offer an informational and stakeholder forum about the CalABLE program, presented by the California ABLE Act Board throughout the day, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 with the first session starting at 9 a.m. For more information please click here.