Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: The Evolution of Human Rights A. Introduction: An important word from Self-Advocates B. Meet Glen C. Rights Guaranteed to Persons with Disabilities D. Areas of Protection E. About the Illinois Division of Developmental Disabilities F. CILA G. The Evolution of Human Rights for People with Developmental Disabilities H. How the DSP’s Role has Changed I. Rules and Codes J. Review K. Summary Section 3: The Role of an Advocate A. What is an Advocate? B. The Right to Dignity and Respect through Positive Interactions C. Sample Empowerment Worksheet D. The Right to Intimacy E. The Right to Privacy F. Access to Communication Devices and Telephone G. The Right to Freedom of Movement H. The Right to Free Association I. Cultural Competency and Client Rights Information J. Discussion Activity: Client Rights, Cultural Competency, and Staff/Agency Responsibilities K. The Choice-Making Process and Personal Freedoms L. Review M. Summary Section 4: Guardianship A. Guardianship Papers B. Duties of a Guardian C. Types of Guardianships D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Behavior Management Committees (BMC) and Human Rights Committees (HRC) A. What is a Behavior Management Committee (BMC)? B. What is a Human Rights Committee (HRC)? C. Issues that the HRC Faces D. BMC and HRC Role Related to Behavior Treatment Plans E. The Violation of Human Rights- Scenarios for Discussion F. Review G. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam G. BrainSparks
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