Monday, October 1: Pre-Conference

Pre-Conference:  1:00 pm – 4:15 pm
PreCon 1 Medical Marijuana in PA: Legal and Clinical Implications
PreCon 2 Strategies for Specialty Providers to Take Advantage of Value-Based Payment Arrangements
PreCon 3 Mergers and Acquisitions: When, Why, and How?

Tuesday, October 2

Keynote:  9:00 am – 10:00 am
K Avoiding Workplace Harassment: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility!
Session A:  10:15 am – 11:45 am
W01 Avoiding Workplace Harassment: Preparation, Prevention, and Correction
W02 Collaborative Implementation of Outcomes and Decision Support: Provider, Payer, and Purchaser Perspectives
W03 Trauma and Addiction Assessment and Care
W04 Building the B.E.S.T. Transition: Developing Social Competence and Preparing for Competitive Employment Through Inclusive Transition Programming on a College Campus
W05 Medicaid Managed Care Appeals and Grievances: Understanding the New Rules for Securing Medically Necessary Services
W06 Evidence-Based Practices: Rehabilitation of Attention and Memory Problems for Individuals With Cognitive Deficits
W07 Valued Social Roles: The Bridge Between Our Past, Present, and Future
Session B:  1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
W08 Facilitating Critical Conversations
W09 Helping People Reach Their Fullest Potential: A Model to Establish and Measure Goals
W10 LGBTQI, Mental Health, and Creating a Safe Zone in the School Setting Part 1
W11 ACCSES National Vocational Update
W12 Is Vaping a Valid Strategy for Smoking Cessation? Myths and Facts
W13 Understanding Autism: Tools, Strategies, and Resources
W14 The Role of Psychotherapy in Neurorehabilitation
W15 Self-Care: An Ethical Imperative for Practitioners Part 1
W16 Value-Based Payments ARE in Your Organization’s Future – Start Preparing Today
Session C:  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
W17 Five Tips for Choosing an Electronic Record: Finding the Best Partner to Help You Thrive in a Changing World
W18 A Biopsychosocial Approach to Addressing Mental Health and Challenging Behavior
W19 LGBTQI, Mental Health, and Creating a Safe Zone in the School Setting Part 2
W20 LTSS Based Person-Centered Mobile-Based Assistive Technology, Data Collection, Outcomes, Interventions
W21 Trauma Informed Care Across Service Lines
W22 Expanding the Center of Excellence (COE) Across a Treatment System: The Pyramid Implementation Results and Future Goals
W23 Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment for Individuals Supported by the Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team
W24 Self-Care: An Ethical Imperative for Practitioners Part 2
W25 Maximizing Technology to Address a Macro Problem at the Micro Level
W26 Family Inclusion Standards and Certification: Influencing Policy, Practice, and Paradigm
Plenary 1:  4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
P1 Meet the Secretaries

Wednesday, October 3

Session D:  8:30 am – 10:00 am
W27 Multigenerational Recovery: Women, Their Children, and Substance Use Disorder Care
W28 Leaders Working to Fuel the Future Part 1
W29 Creating Responsible Kids on Smartphones Part 1
W30 An Ounce of Prevention: Identifying and Addressing Common Risk Factors Before the Government Comes Calling
W31 Managed Care and Long-Term Services and Supports – Riding the Tidal Wave of Change
W32 WAM! Utilizing Clinical Supervision to Enhance Employee Engagement and Retention
W33 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Youth: Become Involved
W34 Changing Employment Policy and Models: The Research Has Not Been Done to Know That People Will Be Better Off
W35 Pulling the Pieces Together: Caring for Families With Special Needs and Trauma
W36 Instructing Individuals With ASD and ID to Understand Healthy Relationships Through Evidence-Based Practices Part 1
Session E:  10:15 am – 11:45 am
W37 IDD Service Delivery – Your Agency Has Survived Massive Changes Over the Last Few Years. What Have We Learned and What Comes Next?
W38 Leaders Working to Fuel the Future Part 2
W39 Creating Responsible Kids on Smartphones Part 2
W40 Sustaining Evidence-Based Practices in Community Agencies: Lessons Learned From a Statewide Implementation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
W41 Overview of Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
W42 Serving Older Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coordination
W43 Risk Factors and Health Conditions Associated With Obesity for Individuals With IDD
W44 Reiki – Energize Your Life!
W45 How Section 511 and Supported Employment Laws and Changes Affect Youth With Disabilities
W46 Human Sexuality Issues and the Developmentally Disabled: Understanding Needs and Dangers and Proactive Methods to Understanding and Safety Part 2
Session F:  1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
W47 Community HealthChoices Managed Care Panel Discussion
W48 National Panel on Children’s Issues
W49 Using Predictive Analytics in Your Organization: Getting Started
W50 Supporting Sustained Recovery for Opioid Use Disorder
W51 Preparing CPS to Work Effectively With Individuals in the Recovery Journey
W52 Workplace Ethics Part 1
W53 Accessing Your Electronic Health Record as a Self-Advocate
W54 Collaboration in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics: The New Frontier of Delivery Models
Session G:  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
W55 Community HealthChoices (CHC) and the Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Panel: Focus on Employment Services
W56 Straight From a Compliance Officer’s Mouth: What Keeps me up at Night
W57 Riding Through Life With Cool Beth: My Sister’s Journey to Independence, My Journey to Embracing my Sister
W58 My Life Matters: Youth as Agents of Change
W59 Laughter and Play to Save the Day
W60 Digital Health Care in a Subscription-Based Economy
W61 Workplace Ethics Part 2
W62 What Glass Ceiling? Women in Leadership
W63 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Moderated Panel

Thursday, October 4

Session H:  8:30 am – 10:00 am
W64 OCR HIPAA Enforcement: Learning From Others to Improve Your Compliance and Informational Governance
W65 Behavioral Health Trends & Updates: Strategies for the Road Ahead
W66 Influence: Whether we are Leading at Home, at Work, in a Volunteer Organization, or Any Other Location, Our Ability to Positively Influence Others is Critical to Success
W67 Sexuality and Consent
W68 Six Triangles and a Square: Building individualized Self Advocacy Skills for Successful Consumer Outcomes
W69 The Risks and Rewards of Medicaid Managed Care for Persons With Disabilities
Plenary 2:  10:15 am – 11:45 am
P2 State of the State
Plenary 3:  1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
P3 From Tragedy to Action: A Parent’s Voice to Create Change Across Systems