Training and Technical Assistance

Community Training

We conduct community training for a wide variety of audiences, designing content to increase each person’s awareness, knowledge and skills. We tailor our approaches and strategies to meet groups’ needs. These include:

•    Curriculum Development & Instruction
•    Conference Presentations
•    Distance Learning
•    Seminar Series
•    Inservice Training

Technical Assistance

UMKC IHD helps organizations and individuals plan, implement, and evaluate exemplary practices. We assist local, state, and national organizations, boards, and committees to improve their policies and develop programs, through:

•    Facilitation of Organizational Planning
•    Facilitation of Person Centered Planning
•    One-on-One Consultation
•    Meeting Facilitation
•    Proposal and Grant Development


We design demonstrations to increase community and organizational capacity to implement evidence-based approaches. We promote person-centered approaches that embrace values of individual choice, self-determination, and community inclusion. These include approaches that:

•    Replicate Evidence Based Practices
•    Expand Evidence Based Practices
•    Demonstrate New Practices