Event Calendar

 

 


JANUARY, 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

 

Partner Events

WED | JAN 8 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DETROIT, MI | Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a conversation about the future of behavioral health in Michigan
 
 
THURS | JAN 9 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, MI | Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a conversation about the future of behavioral health in Michigan
 
 
THURS | JAN 9 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DETROIT, MI | Dr. Petrenko will introduce fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and define "FASD-informed care" based on current conceptualizations integrating research and clinical wisdom. 
 
 
WED | JAN 22 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
LANSING | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 
 
WED | JAN 22 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MARQUETTE, MI | Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a conversation about the future of behavioral health in Michigan
 
 
FRI | JAN 24 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
BENTON HARBOR | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 
 
THURS | JAN 30 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
SAGINAW | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 
 
THURS | JAN 30 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
SAGINAW, MI | Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a conversation about the future of behavioral health in Michigan
 

FEBRUARY, 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES | FEB 4 & 18
FREE WEBINAR | FEB 4: 10:00 am - 11:00 am | FEB 18: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Attendees will learn what Independent Facilitation is, and how it can be useful in Person-Centered Planning. Barriers and strategies for using Independent Facilitation will also be discussed.
Who should attend: People with disabilities, family members, Supports Coordinators, and anyone who wants to learn more about Independent Facilitation!
 
 
 

Partner Events

MON | FEB 3 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
DEARBORN | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 
 
THURS | FEB 6 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
VIRTUAL FORUM | Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for a conversation about the future of behavioral health in Michigan
 
 
THURS | FEB 13 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
DETROIT | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 

WED | FEB 19 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
"It's a Brain Thing" Presented by Nate Sheets
WORKSHOP | For parents or professionals seeking practical suggestions for a child/youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Event Flyer   PRE-registeration necessary! Click here to pre-register.

 
WED | FEB 26 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
WEBINAR | Please join the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) for a webinar regarding implementation of family-centered practice.
 
 
FRI | FEB 28 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
ALPENA | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
 

MARCH, 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

 

Partner Events

TUES | MARCH 3
Save-the-date! Self-Advocacy Day at the Capitol
LANSING, MI | Co-hosted by the Self-Advocates of Michigan & Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council

 

THURS | MARCH 5 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Crucial Conversations with the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council)
TRAVERSE CITY | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
March Event Flyer
Click here to register by February 25, 2020

 

WED | MARCH 11 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Crucial Conversations with the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council)
HOLLAND | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
March Event Flyer
Click here to register by March 2, 2020

 

TUES & WED | MARCH 17-18
Michigan Family Summit & Vendor Fair
NOVI, MI | Hosted by Michigan Developmental Disabiltiies Council
Join us to learn about the Charting the LifeCourse with this two day interactive, hands on event. We will learn about tools that can be used at every life stage to enhance a person-centered approach for planning and supporting life experiences that support a person to reach their vision of a "good life." 
Who Should Attend: Family members, self-advocates and professionals supporting families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Summit is FREE for families and individuals with disabilties and $25 for professionals.
Click here to register by March 2nd
Event Flyer

 

SUN - WED | MARCH 22-25
2020 Disability Policy Seminar
WASHINGTON, D.C. | The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join us as we learn about and advocate for access to health care and community living supports, and bedrock civil rights protections.
Click here to register

 

WED | MARCH 25 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Crucial Conversations with the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council)
HOUGHTON | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
March Event Flyer
Click here to register by March 15, 2020
 


THURS | MARCH 26 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Crucial Conversations with the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council)
SAULT STE. MARIE | The DD Council is seeking input to create solutions to some of the most frustrating problems for people with I/DD. We'll focus on what's working and identify what changes are needed to eliminate barriers to people with I/DD living the lives they want.
March Event Flyer
Click here to register by March 15, 2020


APRIL, 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | APRIL 21 & 22 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
WEST BRANCH | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
West Branch Event Flyer
Click here to register by April 10, 2020

 

TUES & WED | APRIL 28 & 29 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
GRAND RAPIDS | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Grand Rapids Event Flyer
Click here to register by April 10, 2020

 

 

Partner Events

None at this time


MAY, 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

Partner Events

TUES | MAY 5 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LANSING, MI | Hosted by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services & The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
This conference will broaden and deepen your understanding of the crucial elements of Self-Direction and the importance of Self-Determination in Behavioral Health.
Call for Presentations Submission Form - Submission Deadline January 31, 2020
 
 
THURS | MAY 21
DETROIT, MI | Hosted by United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit. Scholarships are available for parents and persons with disabilities.
Call for Presenters - Submission Deadline January 7, 2020
 

JUNE, 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | JUNE 2 & 3 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
MARQUETTE | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Marquette Event Flyer
Click here to register by May 22, 2020

 

Partner Events

None at this time


JULY, 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

 

Partner Events

None at this time


AUGUST, 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | AUGUST 18 & 19 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
FLINT | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Flint Event Flyer
Click here to register by August 7, 2020

 

TUES & WED | AUGUST 18 & 19 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
GAYLORD | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Gaylord Event Flyer
Click here to register by August 7, 2020

 

 

 

Partner Events

None at this time

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