CIAD offers ongoing training for individuals and Resident Councils. These training session and materials help help accomplish two thing.

1. Inform Residents on their rights under the law. Knowing our rights is critical for Residents to find their voice to express their own needs.

2. Developing the interpersonal skills for collaborative group effort to have a voice at the table with regulators and home operators.

Independence Training – providing essential skill development for residents to manage the day to day of living whether in an ACF or as they prepare to transition to independent living. 

Taking Control: A Guide to Independence and Decision Making is both a standalone guidebook and the curriculum for a nine-session workshop process where residents develop personal independence skills and further their self-advocacy.

Adult Home Resident Council Toolkit – supports the development and work of resident Councils from startups through extended advocacy activity.