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August 2016

What is IHSS and How PASC Can Help

August 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Come to the Westside Regional Center to learn more about IHSS and get help with your IHSS from PASC. The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program helps pay for services provided to individuals with disabilities to hire someone to help them with housework, meal preparation, and personal care. With help, individuals who receive IHSS can remain safely in their own home and do not need to move into a residential care facility or boarding home. This presentation will include information about…

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Anger Management

August 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Westside Regional Center welcomes all to this training presented by the Crisis Response Project (CRP). The presentation is intended for family members, Direct Support Professionals, administrators, family members and friends. Tools will be provided in assisting caregivers with anger management and remaining calm while managing crisis. Interventions to avoid, as well as preventative strategies to implement, will be discussed. Throughout the training, attendee interaction and role play will be encouraged. Each participant will be welcomed to create a personal self-control plan. Please…

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IEP Meetings: How They Work & How to Get What You Need, Parts 1 & 2

August 27, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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The State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD), Westside Regional Center and Westside Family Resource and Empowerment Center have partnered to host this very important training. IEP Meetings: How They Work & How to Get What You Need, Parts 1 & 2 will be offered at Westside Regional Center. Presenter will be Christofer Arroyo, Advocate, SCDD Los Angeles Office. Even when you know all about the law, do you have difficulty getting services your child needs? While many presentations are about…

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Mental Health Issues in Adolescents & Young Adults with Co-existing Autism Spectrum Disorder

August 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Westside Regional Center welcomes back Dr. Mayra Mendez as our presenter for this training. This presentation will focus on recognizing mental health red flags in adolescents and young adult populations with co-occuring developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is important to distinguish autism from other co-occurring issues to support appropriate and accurate recognition, assessment, diagnosing and treatment   of conditions. Participants will gain understanding of treatment modalities and methodologies that can be implemented to address mental health specific symptomatology…

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September 2016

9th International PRT Conference for ASD

September 9, 2016
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA United States + Google Map

Save the Date! The 9th International PRT Conference for ASD at the University of California, Santa Barbara will take place this September. PRT Level 1 Certification for new attendees, breakout workshops on new research for returning attendees, poster session and social hour! BCBA CEU's available.

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Oh Behave!

September 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Come learn about behaviors at the Westside Regional Center! For this introductory training on behavior, Samantha Persoff, LCSW,SEP from MENTOR Family Behavioral Services is WRC’s special guest presenter. She will present information on proactive approaches to behaviors. Topics will include: What is a behavior, and What you can do to help respond more effectively to them.   The Mentor Network FBS offers classes at WRC that help families by introducing and discussing behavioral principals, and teaching new skills using practical and…

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Social Security Administration – SSDI & SSI

September 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Westside Regional Center welcomes Joy Tsuhako, Area Work Incentives Coordinator (AWIC) from Social Security Administration (SSA) to present information on the different disability benefits available. She will discuss SSA: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Additionally, Joy will cover how work affects these cash benefits, as well as the medical benefits, Medicare and Medi-Cal. Please RSVP (310)258-4013 to save your seat!  

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6th Annual WRC Geriatric Resource Fair

September 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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Westside Regional Center invites you to attend our 6th annual Geriatric Resource Fair! WRC’s Aging Specialist, Stephen Browning, has gathered several different agencies from our community to attend this resource fair. They will provide information about the various resources that are available in regards to aging. This resource fair is open to the general public as it applies to anyone who is getting older, or cares for someone who is getting older, not just persons served directly by Westside Regional…

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March 2017

Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Cir # 320
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING FOR WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 6:00 PM AT WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER – MIKE DANNEKER BOARDROOM The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230 To view the agenda for the meeting click here.  Board of Directors Meeting Agenda March 1, 2017 All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Mike Danneker…

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Public Meeting

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Westsdie Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 320
Culver City, 90230 United States
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Please join us at one of the upcoming community meetings scheduled in March 2017, hosted by the Westside Regional Center: -Hear about the Annual Purchase of Services (POS) Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (sometimes referred to as disparity data). -Find out about Westside’s proposal to promote equity and -reduce disparities in accessing regional center services; -Help identify barriers that might prevent members of your community gaining access to services and discuss how to reduce or eliminate these barriers; -Provide suggestions…

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