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Event Cancelled – FRN & Starbridge present Lay Advocacy Training: Communication and Documentation

November 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Please Join the Family Resource Network and Starbridge for a Lay
Advocacy Training on:
Communication and Documentation
Do you come away from meetings or phone calls with your child’s school not
saying what you intended or feeling as though your viewpoint is
misunderstood? Do you listen to what other team members say? How do you
Communication is key to effective partnerships. Learn to find ways to
document your needs and how to recognize the barriers in communication that
can get in the way of collaboration and positive outcomes. Strengthen your
advocacy skills by learning effective and collaborative communication
Through this workshop participants will:
• Learn to identify barriers to effective communication
• Learn techniques to improve your documentation
• Learn elements for effective teamwork and positive interactions

Friday, November 12th
Online Via ZOOM

Click “HERE”

About our Speaker: Kara Georgi is the Parent Education Specialist for
Starbridge Parent Training and Information Center. She offers support and
information for families and professionals navigating the special education
system in Cayuga, Tompkins, Onondaga, Cortland, Broome, Madison,
Chenango, Otsego and Delaware Counties.

***This workshop is funded through a grant from the Office for People with Developmental
Disabilities (OPWDD). Self-directing families will need to add “Advocacy” to their budgets
prior to attending. Please contact FRN for assistance adding this to your budget.***


November 12, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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