Strategies for Confronting the Difficult Balance Between Supporting Choice and Minimizing Risk

Strategies for confronting the difficult balance between supporting choice and minimizing risk

Forum at UMDNJ The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum lead the afternoon Technical Assistance Forum through an interactive discussion of case scenarios that highlighted the challenges that are created when stakeholders work to provide individuals with disabilities with real choices and real opportunities. Sharon worked with the attendees to find effective ways to implement this goal while keeping in mind the need to minimize the risks that will inevitably arise. Sharon used these case scenarios to introduce participants to her legal perspective on the difficult balance between choice and risk.

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