The Council offers trainings through s​everal different means. Families may choose to apply for a Designated Stipend to attend a conference held in the state. Partners in Policymaking (PIP) trainings are held every other year either in person or virtually. The Council may sponsor and host trainings on a variety of topics including Social Role Valorization, PASSING, Protecting the Lives of Hospital Patients, First Do No Harm, etc. Communication of these trainings will occur on our website as well as our Facebook page. If your organization is interested in training on a particular topic, please reach out to us.

Here are two video recorded trainings sponsored by the WV Developmental Disabilities Council. ​

Alternatives to Guardianship 

Wills and Special Needs Trusts