What do I need to do?
You will meet with your Family Group Decision Making Coordinator and go over the following conference arrangements:
· a list of friends and family you would like to participate
· a date and time you would like the conference to take place
· The meal you would like served
How long is a Family Group Decision Making Conference?
A conference could last anywhere from 2 to 5 hours. The length of time depends upon how much time is dedicated to the information sharing and private family time portions of the conference.
Where does the Family Group Decision Making Conference take place?
Your coordinator will help you identify a location in your community to hold your family’s conference. The location chosen will be a neutral, comfortable , and safe environment.
How can I have a Family Group Decision Making Conference?
You could ask your provider and/or DHS caseworker to make a referral for your family to have a Family Group Decision Making conference.