IACP Annual Conference 2021

 

Daily Schedule

Mark your calendars: May 11-14, 2021, for the next IACP Annual Conference. Listed below is an overview of the Conference schedule with presentation titles and speaker names. For presentation descriptions and speaker biographies, click here, or download the Conference app. 

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - Leadership & Business Acumen

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Opening Keynote Session - 12:30 to 2:00 pm

  • What Can We Learn from Crisis? Leadership, Post-traumatic Growth and COVID-19 by Dr. Joe Parks and Elizabeth Guroff, National Council for Behavioral Health 

Breakout Sessions - 2:15 to 3:15 pm

  • The Compliance Officer - The Bridge Between the Law and Frontline Staff, by Attorney Gary Jones, Jones Law Firm
  • The True Cost of Risk for Community Providers, by Kristy Ryan, Loss Control Specialist, Relion Insurance Solutions

  • Iowa and the Future of Services and Supports, by Marissa Eyanson, Division Administrator, Community Mental Health and Disability Services at Iowa Department of Human Services

  • The Mentally Strong Leader, by Brenda Clark Hamilton

Closing Keynote Session - 3:30 to 4:30 pm

  • COVID: Crisis and Opportunity for Behavioral Healthcare Organizations, by Chuck Ingoglia, President & CEO, The National Council for Behavioral Health

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - Engaging & Growing the Workforce

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Opening Keynote Session - 8:30 to 10:00 am

  • Talent Generation, by Sarah Sladek, CEO, Sarah Sladek & Co. and XYZ University

Breakout Sessions - 10:15 to 11:15 am

  • Leading an Intergenerational Workforce, by Sarah Sladek, CEO, Sarah Sladek & Co. and XYZ University

  • Disparities in Health for Persons with Disabilities, by Theresa Lewis, Executive Director, Arc of East Central Iowa

  • Creating a Culture of Continual Learning and Growth, by Molly Mackey, Knowledge Acquisition and Transfer Coordinator, Optimae LifeServices, Inc.

  • Person-Centered Introductions: First Things First, by Patrick Lane, PCT Mentor & Trainer, Health Risk Screening

Closing Keynote Session - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Is this our moment? Leveraging the Spotlight to Advance our Workforce, by Barbara Merrill, CEO, ANCOR

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Thursday, May 13, 2021 - Maximizing Technology

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Opening Keynote Session - 12:30 to 2:00 pm

  • Technology for the Next Normal by Monica Oss, CEO, Open Minds

Breakout Sessions - 2:15 to 3:15 pm

  • Assistive Technology/Remote Supports and When to Use Which, by Duane Tempel, Owner/Founder, Night Owl Support Systems

  • Selecting and Implementing Technology for the Next Normal by Monica Oss, CEO, Open Minds

  • Technology and Employment Services: Making Supports Virtual, by Eva Castillo, Employment Services Coordinator, Hope Haven

  • I Think We’ve Been Hacked! Now What?!, by David Nelson, CISSP. Founder and CEO, Pratum

Closing Keynote Session - 3:30 to 4:30 pm

  • Disrupting Services: The Role of Technology Solutions in Community Living, by Shea Tannis, PhD, Co-Director for Policy and Advocacy, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado

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Friday, May 12, 2021 - Engaging & Growing the Workforce

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Opening Keynote Session - 8:30 to 10:00 am

  • Building Comprehensive Care Solutions for the Complex Consumer Populationby Michael J. Hammond, MSM, Regional Vice President, Medicaid-Duals Strategy and Business Development, Humana, Inc.

Breakout Sessions - 10:15 to 11:15 am

  • Self Direction and Self Determination: Exploring the Differences and Means to Achievementby Michael J. Hammond, MSM, Regional Vice President, Medicaid-Duals Strategy and Business Development, Humana, Inc.

  • Multisystemic Therapy in Iowa: Starting a Team to Provide Long-Term Solutions for High-Risk Youth and Their Families, by Richard Whitaker, CEO, Vera French

  • Biopsychosocial Causes and Treatments to Troubling Behaviors in Autism, by Suzanne Richards, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychology, ChildServe

  • Supporting Better Health Outcomes for People with Disabilities, by Dr. Craig Escudé, President, Health Risk Screening

Closing Keynote Session - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Living, Learning and Working: A Panel Discussion, by Brooke Lovelace, Executive Director, Iowa DD Council

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Navigating the IACP Annual Conference just became a whole lot easier! You will find a full Conference schedule with presentation details, sponsorship information and contacts, special events, and so much more. Be sure to download the Conference app today! 


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“IACP's innovation and creativity never ceases to amaze me. Somehow they were able to pull off their BEST conference yet...and it was all online.” – 2020 Conference Attendee, Executive Director of organization

“The conference was busting at the seams with high caliber speakers. Luckily, with my conference registration, I could go back and rewatch the recordings of breakout sessions at my own pace. – 2020 Conference Attendee, Direct Support Professional at an organization 

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For questions regarding registration, please email Kat Youngblut at [email protected] or contact IACP at (515) 270-9495.