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6 Strategies for Promoting DSP Resilience

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Relias shares 6 Strategies for Promoting DSP Resilience with specific focus on supervision, social support, training, personal counseling, maintaining balance, and meaningful/spiritual activities.

12 Hiring Tips for 2021

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Despite unemployment remaining high, many providers continue to struggle with hiring and retention. This short talk from MITC will help you understand how to compete with Walmart, Amazon and others—and win!

Bowel Obstruction: A Topic No One Wants To Talk About!

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This presentation will identify constipation as one of the leading causes of death among people with I/DD—but one that we can control. Join friends from Tarrytown Expocare to learn factors that need to be considered, how and what to look for, and what can be done to aid in reducing the number of deaths related to constipation!

Data Analytics from Foothold Technology

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Join Foothold Technology as we add to the discussion surrounding data and outcomes. Hear from our Integrations Manager, Alex Attinson, as he discusses the importance of data analytics, shares stories from Foothold clients, and offers tips for providers as they approach understanding and utilizing their data. No matter where you are in your data-usage journey, you’ll want to listen to the valuable recommendations in this short talk.

GoodLife U: The National DSP Crisis

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Join Dr. Mike Strouse, President/CEO of GoodLife Innovations, Inc. as we unpack the factors driving instability in the DSP workforce. For providers of community based services, to improve stability, we need to reduce the number of different people involved in care, effectively tackling vacancies, call offs, scheduling, training, replacement strategies, and more. There’s no single solution, but Dr. Strouse has worked with a team of researchers for more than 35 years to develop strategies that are making an impact, and we are excited to share them with you.

Have You Ever Been Cited for Saving A Life?

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It’s not likely that you’ll be cited for saving a life—but it could happen. After all, surveyors are looking for deficiencies. Take 15 minutes to learn from Craig Escude of IntellectAbility about three simple steps that you can implement to reduce risk and improve health and wellness in people you support.

How to Assess, Develop and Retain Your Organization's Greatest Asset: Your Leadership Team's Talent

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Dennis Miller from DCM Associates addresses how to successfully develop and implement a leadership development program for your nonprofit organization. The benefits of a leadership development program will create a diverse pool of talented and motivated individuals from within your organization who possess a broad range of skills, competencies and personal attributes who can step immediately into a wide range of leadership positions when transitions are necessary.

Medical Supplier for I/DD Providers

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If you're looking for individualized, provider-focused customer service to secure your medical supplies, meet the team from Professional Medical Fulfillment.  In this introductory video, they tell the story of their origins, their philosophy, and their approach to supporting I/DD providers in their service-delivery.

Person Centered & Data Driven: How to Create a Culture of Data-Driven Decision-Making

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The concepts of person-centeredness and data-driven decision-making are at the core of quality service delivery for individuals receiving services and supports. There is a common misconception that these are competing goals. In actuality, these two ideas must work in tandem to create positive change for individuals and to facilitate an organization’s ability to meet changing needs. This session by Therap will focus on the intersection of these concepts and the role it plays in building quality, sustaining focus and perpetually adapting to meet evolving needs.

Pharmacy Solutions to Assist Conquering Medication Compliance in the Community

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We understand that the community faces constant challenges when providing medication compliance for individuals with disabilities. Over the years, Guardian Pharmacy Services’ family of pharmacies have worked closely with providers to go beyond the service standard required to be successful. Learn how Guardian’s 38 pharmacies can help improve medication management for the individuals we serve.

Practicing Self-Care

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The SETWorks team shares tips for practicing self-care as we navigate a high-demand world.  Beyond simply getting through, they make the case for taking care of ourselves so we can thrive and serve at our optimal capacity.  During this short talk, they'll focus on self-care in four areas: mental, emotional, physical, and social.

Pulling Back the Curtain on Healthcare Premiums

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Castle Benefits will explain the reasons for your rising healthcare costs so you can be well-positioned to make smarter healthcare decisions for your workforce.  The presenter will explain the two main cost drivers of your rising healthcare premiums: the facility charges and the pharmacy costs. He will also pull back the curtain on what really goes on in the boardroom discussions of carriers and the hospitals.

Specialized Telemedicine for Individuals with I/DD

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An easy-to-use telemedicine service that focuses on the needs of individuals with I/DD does much more than improve the health and quality of medical care for the individuals that you serve. Dr. Maulik Trivedi from StationMD gives an example of how telemedicine can be the standard of care for the I/DD population with physicians who are available 24/7 for medical concerns, questions, medical refills, and support.

Technology Helped An Agency Grow and Save Money

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Join DCI to learn about its case study of how Rise Services utilized technology to help them grow, scale, and provide better services while saving time and money.

Transition from Site-Based Supports to Community Supports

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MediSked Advisor and nationally-recognized trainer, Tom Pomeranz, will dive into the vital transformation and cultural shift that is occurring in the I/DD field - that is to transition people from segregated environments to supporting them to have meaningful and productive lives in a fully integrated setting. Tom will explore the two-pronged complex challenge which necessitates that all individuals engage in a meaningful day preferably employed or volunteering and that all individuals experience an inclusive community presence.

Unspoken Symphony

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Greenwich Biosciences presents Unspoken Symphony. Inspired by a little girl who can’t speak, unspoken symphony transforms artwork into an original melody, giving the world a chance to communicate and connect with loved ones like never before. In this short talk, learn how you can simply upload your artwork, watch it magically turn into music, and receive your very own MP4 video file and customized sheet music!

What You Need to Consider When Selling Your Health Care Services Organization

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The health and human services industry is currently experiencing a surge of consolidation. Join David Opalek, the Chief Investment Officer at Scioto Properties to understand the options available when considering the value and sale of your business.