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Providing Legal Services to Clients with Disabilities - Focus on Clients with Mental Health Disabilities

Recorded on: Jun. 6, 2016
Running Time: 01:01:15

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Taken from the Web Program Public Interest Boot Camp recorded June, 2016 in San Francisco.

Providing Legal Services to Clients with Disabilities - Focus on Clients with Mental Health Disabilities [01:01:15]
  • Language shapes attitude – learn how to distinguish labels that are descriptive, not assumptions or judgmental.
  • Myths and stereotypes – Overcome biases that may interfere with delivery of legal services.
  • The law on disabilities – definitions that determine rights and responsibilities.

Linda D. Kilb

Presentation Material

  • Providing Legal Services to Clients with Disabilities - Focus on Mental Health Disabilities PowerPoint Slides
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Disability Access Protocols & Resources
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Civil Rights Definition of “Disability”
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Letter to Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Responsibility Re: Opposition to Proposed Rule 1.14 “Clients with Diminished Capacity” (November 13, 2009)
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Guidelines: How to Write and Report About People with Disabilities, Research and Training Center on Independent Living, The University of Kansas, 8th Edition (2013)
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Style Guide: Reporting on Mental Health, TEAM Up (Tools for Entertainment and Media)
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Supported Decision-Making: An Agenda for Action, National Resource Center on Supported Decision-Making (2014)
    Linda D. Kilb
  • Working Effectively with Clients who have Mental Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors - Pamela Marx, Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc.
    Linda D. Kilb
Linda D Kilb ~ Director, California Legal Services Trust Fund Support Center Program, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
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