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Supported Decisionmaking for Volunteer Supporters

Training Date: August 2, 2023

In this session, we define supported decisionmaking and highlight its key concepts and principles. Additionally, we outline the responsibilities of the supporter to support decisionmaking and discuss a scenario that provides an example of how one may support the individual to make their own decisions under an SDM framework.


  • Dari Pogach, JD, Senior Consultant, Health Management Associates
  • Barry Jacobs, PSYD, Principal, Health Management Associates