Fall 2015 Training Opportunity, Advanced Advocacy Training – Disability and Healthcare --DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

09/10/2015 - 8:00am - 4:30pm

American With  Disabilities Act – Disability & Healthcare

This training provides an advanced education opportunity for community activists or for those looking for additional skills necessary to work in the field of disability services, advocacy, community organizing, the legislative process, and civil rights law.



Intersection of the Affordable Health Care Act and the American’s with Disabilities Act:  Medicaid and Long Term Care:  What changes are on the horizon?  What do advocates need to know?


How to Work with Our Physicians to Improve Access:   A New CCDC Initiative!


Reasonable Accommodation Requests in the Healthcare Arena—Practical tips for requesting and receiving reasonable accommodations and modifications of policy, practice and procedure.


Grievances and/or Complaints – Where to go when you have problems with quality of care or other concerns about medical providers.   Understanding the roles of various agencies including DORA, OCR, CDPHE and others.




Dr. Kim Jackson Health Care & Disability Policy Consultant CCDC Confirmed

Andrew Montoya, Attorney CCDC Confirmed

Julie Reiskin, LCSW Executive Director CCDC, Confirmed

Andrew Romanoff, President and CEO Mental Health America of Colorado


Location: The Gill Foundation  2215 Market St. Denver, CO 80205.


Date and Time: Thursday September 10, 2015 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 


Registration Cost


Affiliate/organization cost - $150 per applicant (second applicant from same organization $75)


CCDC Members with a commitment to the CCDC Volunteer/Advocacy Team (10 hours in the next 6 months) No Charge


Non-Members/Professionals not Affiliated $225


CCDC Certificate of Completion – No cost

CCDC DU (CEU’s) Continuing Education Units = 1 credit $25 (Application and payment must be submitted by registration deadline) – Extended to September 5, 2015!!!!

Registration limited to first 25 Applicants.


To register: contact Sheryle Hutter (CCDC Advocacy Support and Training Coordinator) by email shutter@ccdconline.org.  Submit your name, email address, phone number, indicate Class Title and Date, and interest in attending the training.


In appreciation:
The CCDC Advocacy Training Program is provided through partnership with the University of Denver, University College.   Our sponsors also help us make this possible—for a list of our sponsors see

Please Note: CCDC cannot provide travel, rooms, support services, or expense reimbursement for class attendees from outside the metro area, however, remote access through teleconference is available for out of area registrants - Please note that this teleconference line is a long distance call and charges to the caller. 


If you need disability accommodations to participation please submit disability accommodations requests to 

Event Date: 
09/10/2015 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
The Gill Foundation
2215 Market St.
Denver 80205
United States
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