Advocacy 101 and accessing needed care and services in NC: presented by UNC School of Social Work


Kirby Morrow Portrait

Advocacy 101 and Accessing Needed Care and Services in North Carolina

with Kirby L Morrow, MSW, Certified Health Advocate, QP MH/IDD

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Time: 12-1:30 pm ET

CE Credit: 1.5 CE, read for full information on credit types awarded.
Fee: $25 (scholarships available)

Free for individuals with IDD/Special Needs, self-advocates, and their families – use Easy Link Here.

Description: This presentation will provide tips, resources, and streamlined methods for accessing needed care for you, your child and or loved one. Covered in this will be criteria for needed care, rights of individuals with disabilities, and how to get and maintain medically necessary services that support all individuals to have full access to their community. Attendees will be provided with key resources and have the ability to ask questions for a robust discussion of barriers often experienced, particularly as they pertain to staff shortages that often impact or result in costly and unwanted moves to more restrictive settings.