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Archived News: Upcoming Training Activities
October 2012

Pathways to the Future Transition Fair and Conference, Saturday, November 10, 2012, Fredericksburg

The Fredericksburg Area Council on Transition is sponsoring "Pathways to the Future" Transition Fair & Conference. This event provides an opportunity for youth and young adults with disabilities, their parent/guardian, and the professionals who support them to gather information regarding the transition from school to adult life in the community. This year "Pathways" will be held on Saturday, November 10th, 9 AM-4 PM at Chancellor High School, 6300 Harrison Rd., Fredericksburg, VA. This is a FREE event!

The day will include 40 vendors who will be available from 9 AM - 2:15 PM. These vendors represent agencies and organizations who support individuals with disabilities in the community. There will also be 30 presentations throughout the day on important topics to be considered throughout the transition process. Please see the attached list and description of sessions as well as the schedule for sessions.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost. Therefore, pre-registration is very important so that we may plan accordingly for the appropriate number of participants.

Registration Link is:

Please note on the registration if any accommodations are needed.


Circle of Support Conference, November 3, 2012, Woodbridge, VA

The Arc of Greater Prince William invites you to attend the Eighteenth Annual Circle of Support Conference for families of children with special needs and the professionals who work with them. Dr. Paula Kluth will be presenting the keynote address this year on the topic "The Problem with Problem Behaviors."

Conference Details:

Saturday, November 3, 2012


Hylton High School, 14051 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge, VA 22193

Registration: $50 for Parents, $75 for Professionals

Topics of Interest for the Entire Family, Childcare, and Sibling Group are Available

Please click here for more information and to download the registration packet.


The Positive Behavior Support Project will present "Ethical Considerations and Practice Guidelines for Positive Support of People with Disabilities" on January 17, 2013 in Richmond, VA. This workshop will feature Dr. Michael Gilette, a dynamic speaker who often presents at seminars and conferences, and guest lectures at Universities around the country. Dr. Gillette has helped a wide variety of organizations develop ethics programs. He has worked with long term care facilities, mental health facilities, community-based service providers, intellectual disabilities facilities, hospitals, and medical schools.

This one-day workshop has been divided into two parts. The morning session (9:30 am – 12:30 pm) is open to anyone. The afternoon session (12:45 pm - 4:00 pm) is for endorsed PBS Facilitators only and will focus on critical issues that will assist in developing a code of ethics for practicing Positive Behavior Support Facilitators. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a voice in contributing to the development of a PBS code of ethics!

Henrico County Community Services Board
10299 Woodman Road, Richmond, Virginia

Online registration will be available here by November 1, 2012.

Morning session only = $50 (Early Bird registration by December 15 = $45)
Morning + Afternoon session for PBS Facilitators only (includes lunch) = $60 (Early bird by December 15 = $50)
For more information, contact Molly Dellinger-Wray at or go to


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