2005 Fourth Annual Direct Support Staff Conference - Full Lives: The Path to Belonging
April 21-22, 2005 - Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Full Lives recognizes and celebrates your efforts to be a full participating member of the Alaskan community!
Lynne Seagle has worked in the field of human services for over 20 years. She is one of the country’s leading consultants in Organizational Development and Supported Living Services. She consults widely not only throughout the U.S. but also within the United Kingdom and Asia.
Ms. Seagle was awarded the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation’s International Future Leader Award and was honored as Virginia Administrator of the Year. She served as a member of the President’s Commission on Mental Retardation and is on the Advisory Board of the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation. She has served as the Executive Director of Hope House Foundation for over two decades.
Mary Ellen Copeland is a mental health recovery educator and author. Her focus is on self-help. She has learned the concepts, skills and strategies she teaches from her own personal experience with extreme mood swings and from her ongoing studies with people who experience psychiatric symptoms. Her teachings and writings include topics like Getting a Sense of Hope, Wellness Tools, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, Relapse Prevention, Crisis Planning, Developing a Strong Support System, Education, Personal Responsibility, Self-Advocacy, Building Self-Esteem, Healing from the Effects of Trauma, and Relieving Loneliness and Worry.
Ms. Copeland is a researcher and author who has written extensive articles and books as well as developed many audio and video programs.
Beverly Tallman, Megan Wilts, Phil Tafts, & David Frain
Aging and Lifelong Disability (PDF 415KB)
Anger and Stress Management: Aggression (PDF 38KB)
Hospitalized Falls of Alaskans Age 30+ (PDF 105KB)
Honor the Person Dealing with End of Life Issues (PDF 442KB)
Ice Breaker Activity (PDF 41KB)
Supporting Youth: What We Want You to Know (PDF 31KB)
Youth Advocates for Community “Supporting Youth with Disabilities: What We Want You to Know” (PDF 40KB)
Kelly Donnelly & Michelle Holloway
Vulnerable & Abused Resolving an Alaskan Tragedy (PDF 719KB)
Loretta Spalding & Margie Thomson
Customized Employment Project Juneau Job Center (PDF 1002KB)
ALLIGATOR RIVER STORY (PDF 19KB)
GRIPES-TO-GOALS (PDF 72KB)
LIST OF GENERAL SELF-DISCLOSURE QUESTIONS (PDF 29KB)
ORGANIZATIONAL SUB-CULTURE (PDF 29KB)
Owning My Own Communication (PDF 25KB)
VALUE, ATTITUDE AND BELIEF CLARIFICATION (PDF 34KB)
HOW TO GET ALONG IN THE WORKPLACE, Handout 1 (PDF 118KB)
HOW TO GET ALONG IN THE WORKPLACE, Handout 2 (PDF 138KB)
HOW TO GET ALONG IN THE WORKPLACE, Handout 3 (PDF 165KB)
HOW TO GET ALONG IN THE WORKPLACE, Handout 4 (PDF 104KB)
HOW TO GET ALONG IN THE WORKPLACE, Handout 5 (PDF 139KB)
Taoist Mental Wellness: Discovering Destiny (PDF 955KB)
MASK MAGIC- ‘WHO ARE WE REALLY’ (PDF 41KB)
*Note: Not all materials from this conference are present. Submission of materials to be posted on this website was strictly voluntary.
Sponsors and Supporters
AADSC • Alaska Commission on Aging • Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority • Alaska Geriatric Education Center • The ARC of Anchorage • Assets, Inc • Center for Human Development: UAA • Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation, Western Washington University • Geneva Wood's Health Care Services • Governor's Council on Disabilties and Special Education • Hope Community Resources • People First of Anchorage • Stone Soup Group
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