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"A Bridge over Troubled Water: Providing Care and Support to People with Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia," presented by Kathy Service, RN, PhD, FNP-BC, CDDN, Nurse Practitioner, Franklin-Hampshire Area Office, Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services Steering Committee, National Task Force on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices
"The Emerging Practice of Supported Decision-Making,"
presented by Tina M. Campanella, Chief Executive Officer, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
"Thinking Outside of the Box: Supported Decision-Making and Exercising Rights,"
presented by Cathy Ficker Terrill, CEO, The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)
"The Long and Winding Road: 17-A Guardianship Reform in New York State,"
presented by Roger Bearden, General Counsel, Office for People With Developmental Disabilites
"Don't Forget the Sibs: Engaging Sibs to Support Decision Making,"
presented by Barbara Sapharas, Consultant/Mentor/Trainer, The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices, Ohio SIBS, Immediate Past Chair, Sibling Leadership Network Chair and Kitty Porterfield, Partner, Porterfield & Carnes Communications, Inc.
"Future Planning for Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families: Special Needs Trusts, NYSARC's Trust Program, and ABLE Act Accounts,"
presented by Edward V. Wilcenski, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC, and Heidi J. Flatt, CPA, COO, Trust Administrator, NYSARC Trust Services
"NY START (Systematic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources, and Treatment): A Crisis Response and Prevention Model,"
presented by Jill A. Pettinger, Psy.D., Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Statewide Services, Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD); Katherine Bishop, OPWDD; and Gary McIntee, Director, Western Finger Lakes START (WFLSTART)
"Successful Stress Reduction Strategies for Families of Children with Disabilities and an Innovative Program for the Transition to College and Careers,"
presented by Nancy DeSando, BSRN, Director of Innovations and Community Supports, Fulton County Chapter, NYSARC, and Esther Carpenter, Certified Parent Trainer, Fulton County Chapter, NYSARC
"Life-Sustaining Treatment under 1750-b: The Nuts and Bolts Guidance for Article 17-A Guardians," presented by Kathryn E. Jerian, General Counsel, NYSARC, and Paul R. Kietzman, Senior Counsel, NYSARC
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