Education - Workshops

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

9:30 AM-2:30 PM

Chicago Marriott Naperville 


1.) A Journey with O.D.D.O. - One Agency's Road to a Person-Centered Organization - Facilitated by: Rita Potter, Program Director, and Gene Stephens, MA, Program Coordinator, Open Door Rehabilitation Center

An agency’s ongoing journey to become person-centered will be examined and discussed, especially in light of the newest changes unfolding in the state of Illinois. Attendees will meet O.D.D.O., the Open Door octopus and mascot, while discovering his interesting role in assisting the agency in becoming person-centered. Attendees will engage in an open discussion, ask questions and learn from each other.

2.) Navigating the Changes around Person-Centered Planning - Facilitated by: Stephanie Behlke Leigh, Ed.D, LCPC, Network Director, Trinity Services; Neelakshi Patel, Assistant  Director of Customized Supports in the Community and Family Support  Services Department, and Meg Nolan, Lead QIDP in the Community Living Resource Department, Ray Graham Association

This session will involve  a panel discussion and experiential activities concerning the changes  to the ISSA managed Person-Centered Planning process and Implementation  Strategies.  A survey will be distributed in advance of the session in order for the panel to personalize the discussion for the audience.  Bring your questions as well as ideas to share with the group.

Each training will offer four (4) continuing education credits to help you meet the annual 12-hour requirements.