NCPD Webinar: August 13, 2008

Father and daughter in wheelchair hugging and smilingThe Bishops Pastoral Statement on People with Disabilities at 30:
Bright Past, Bold Future

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Description: 

This webinar will explore the strides that have been made since this landmark statement was proclaimed thirty years ago. It will look at what principles and practices have brought about the most effective transitions and growth in our Church and society related to the inclusion of persons with disabilities. Learn what has worked and what hasn’t from presenters with a rich history and perspective in this ministry. This webinar will also keep you apprised on what are the current trends in legislative actions and where we as a Church are seeking to have an impact. Learn practical actions to take to help raise awareness about persons with disabilities in your diocese, parish and community in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary of the Bishops’ statement that is occurring this Fall.

Target Audience:

Directors of disability ministry, parish advocates, catechists, parish and diocesan catechetical leaders, pastoral personnel, pro-life, organizational and ecumenical partners.  Real-time captioning is provided.

Presenters:

Peg Kolm, Director of the Office for Ministry to Persons with Disabilities, Archdiocese of Washington D.C. and Janice Benton, Executive Director of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability  Moderator: Tom Grenchik, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). 

This webinar is being brought to you by the National Catholic Partnership on Disability in collaboration with The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities and the Archdiocese of Washington DC Office for Ministry to Persons with Disabilities, in consultation with the National Apostolate for Inclusion Ministry (NAfIM) and the National Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD).

Resources
Replay Webinar Link
 
Transcript Word PDF
Peg Kolm Presentation - Pastoral at 30's Bold Future
Powerpoint  
Peg Kolm Presentation - Pastoral at 30's Bold Future (Espanol)
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Janice Benton Presentation - Pastoral at 30 - Historical Story
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Janice Benton Presentation - Pastoral at 30 - Historical Story (Espanol)
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Disability Ministry Toolkit Link