Get to the Core of It: Best Practices in the Four Core Services - A Five Part Series Part 4: IL Skills Training (1.5 Hours)

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About the Training

Taking place in five parts, the Get to the Core of It series presents best practices and innovative approaches to the four core services: Information & Referral, Systems Advocacy, Individual Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, and Peer Support. Each presentation is brand new, incorporating the best material of the original presentations with fresh content developed from new experiences and feedback from our original audiences.

The four additional trainings in the series are:

The fourth program in the series, IL Skills, explores an approach to providing independent living skills training to consumers. Viewers will learn the details of the Independent Living Skills Training program at the Center for Independent Living of Western Wisconsin in Menomonie, WI.

Target Audience

Executive directors, independent living specialists, and other staff of centers for independent living who are involved in supervising or providing independent living skills training.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, participants will have knowledge and resources which will enable them to:

  • Describe strategies to develop a comprehensive and robust outcomes-based IL skills training program using best practices in the IL field.
  • Explain example procedures for recruiting and working with consumers and working with families when appropriate.
  • Describe strategies for establishing and maintaining collaboration with agencies that will effectively support their consumers’ goals for independent living.

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Transcript and Resources

Additional Resources on CIL Core Services