Charting the LifeCourse
during the Transition Years
The Arc of Massachusetts 2019 Transition Conference
This full day conference will feature the LifeCourse Frameworks and Tools from the Institute for Human Development at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Co-founder and parent Jane St. John will lead us through the frameworks and tools to use in transition planning. The conference will also welcome families of teens and adults ages 12-26.
Keynote Speaker: Jane St. John
Institute for Human Development
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Jane St. John is the Training and Development Specialist for the Charting the LifeCourse team at the UMKC-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD. Jane specializes in supporting families, supported decision making, family leadership and parent/family training. Jane has been instrumental in the development of the Supporting Families Charting the LifeCourse framework and products, and is staff for the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families. Jane currently serves on the Missouri Guardianship Statutory Reform Task Force, Mo-WINGS. Jane is the parent of three young men (29 year old twin boys, and a 32 year old step-son). Her son Ben has a developmental disability. Jane is a strong supporter of community inclusion, and has worked closely in her community to promote inclusive practices.
This year, we are sending out Requests for Proposals for Workshops. You can find the proposal form, as well as submission instructions, here. All proposals must be submitted by May 31, 2019. Information on how to submit your workshop proposal, as well as examples from the 2017 Transition Conference, may be found below.