Jul
26
Wed
Working Collaboratively with Health Care Professionals: How to get the most out of medical and psychiatric consultations @ Noll Medical Pavilion Suite 2500, Springfield, IL
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Working Collaboratively with Health Care Professionals: How to get the most out of medical and psychiatric consultations @ Noll Medical Pavilion Suite 2500, Springfield, IL

Working Collaboratively with Health Care Professionals: How to get the most out of medical and psychiatric consultations

Presented by Katherine Docter, SSP, BCBA/Clinical Supervisor

Presented by Katherine Docter, SSP, BCBA/Clinical Supervisor

When: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 / 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

Where: 5220 S. Sixth Street—Noll Medical Pavilion Suite 2500, Springfield, IL

 Cost: Free of Charge

Often, when we take persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities to medical or psychiatric consultations with health care professionals, we enter the appointment with big expectations, and leave the appointment feeling dissatisfied with the outcome.  This workshop is intended to assist middle management with strategies on how to prepare for appointments well in advance by doing the following; tracking data for target behaviors, medical symptoms, and mental health components, completing thorough case reviews to gain better understanding of history, possible medical  ailments to track or rule out, questions/concerns to prepare in advance, and more.  As professionals, we need to assist the medical/psychiatric doctors by providing accurate data, communicating with clear expectations or concerns, providing knowledge and history of the person, and learn how to effectively communicate with health care professionals to get the most out of appointments. We need to convey our individual’s story to our health care professionals, to better position them to make accurate diagnosis.

Target Audience: staff and community members providing services to persons with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

 

2 CE’s available to: QIDP, LCPC, LCSW, LNHA, LPC, LSW, RN, LPN, APN & Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Register on the form below:

 

 

Aug
25
Fri
Trauma Informed Care: Understanding the effects of trauma in persons with an intellectual/developmental disability @ NIU Conference Center - Rockford
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Trauma Informed Care: Understanding the effects of trauma in persons with an intellectual/developmental disability @ NIU Conference Center - Rockford

Trauma Informed Care: Understanding the effects of trauma in persons with an intellectual/developmental disability

Friday, August 25th, 2016 9:00am – 3:00pm

What is Trauma Informed Care (TIC)?

Trauma Informed Care is an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. TIC also emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both consumers and providers, and helps survivors rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.

How can TIC assist when working with adults and children with an intellectual or developmental disability?

Persons with intellectual disabilities are often exposed to trauma during their lifetime. Common exposure is physical, sexual, verbal abuse, neglect or financial exploitation. The impact of violence and trauma varies — some victims may emerge from the experience without major problems, while others may suffer long term devastating effects. This workshop will focus on types of trauma, how to address trauma, implications of trauma when working with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities, recovery, and tools/resources.

About the Presenter: Raul Almazar:

Raul Almazar, RN, MA has been a member of the disability community for many years. Before becoming a full time TIC consultant at SAMHSA, he served as the Deputy Director for the State of Illinois Division of Mental Health. He has extensive experience in working with youth and adults in institutional and community based programming across many different service systems.

For more information on Trauma Informed Care, visit www.samhsa.gov

4.5.0 CE’s available to: QIDP, LNHA, LCPC, LPC, LSW, LCSW, RN, APN, LPN, and Licensed Clinical Psychologis

Location of Workshop:

NIU Conference Center – Rockford

8500 E. State Street *workshop will be held in the Auditorium

Rockford, IL 61108

View Workshop Flyer

Register on the form Below

Aug
30
Wed
Useful Treatment Strategies: Understanding and Supporting Persons with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Who Have Been Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Useful Treatment Strategies: Understanding and Supporting Persons with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Who Have Been Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

Useful Treatment Strategies: Understanding and Supporting Persons with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Who Have Been Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

Presented by Mike Jersey, LPC/ICPN Clinician

Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious mental disorder marked by a pattern of ongoing instability in moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning. These experiences often result in impulsive actions and unstable relationships.  This learning experience will provide an overview regarding the features of Borderline Personality Disorder as well as discuss how Borderline Personality Disorder may present in people with Developmental Disabilities. In addition to this, an overview of treatment strategies for managing difficult behavioral incidents common for people with Borderline Personality Disorder will be provided.

 

When: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Trinity Services

301 Veterans Parkway

New Lenox, IL 60451

 

Workshop is FREE OF CHARGE

2 CE’s available to:  QIDP, LCPC, LCSW, LNHA, LPC, LSW, RN, LPN, APN, & Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Register up until 8/29/17

Sep
12
Tue
The Power of Voice (Part 1: Modules 1&2) @ John A Logan College
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Power of Voice (Part 1: Modules 1&2) @ John A Logan College

The Power of Voice (Part 1: Modules 1&2)                     

Presented by Mollie Horner-King, BCBA/ICPN Associate Director

Take a day to focus on the number one tool you and your team use to achieve your most important goal: increasing the quality of life for the people you support. The primary tool that we, in our field, use is ourselves: our words, our actions, and our very way of being. Given that, consider the importance of voice quality to what you do every day. Your voice carries your emotions and the intention you have for every communication. It would be difficult to overstate the impact of voice in your role as a supportive manager, coach, teacher, or fellow team member.

In Power of Voice, you’ll learn the value of developing your Professional Voice, a way of speaking that helps you meet more of your communication goals, inspire trust, and defuse conflict.

This workshop draws from a six module Power of Voice training curriculum developed by voice and communication professionals, Anne Ward and Bob Sandidge, for ICPN (Illinois Crisis Prevention Network). The Power of Voice features videos, workshop exercises, and discussions specifically created for what we do in our field, the way we work, and the voice challenges we face.

Part 1: Modules 1 & 2

September 12, 2017

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

You are welcome to attend one or both sessions!

Register for Part 2: Modules 3&4 here

Located at John A Logan College: 700 Logan College Rd/Carterville, IL 62918

Workshop is FREE OF CHARGE

3.0 CE’s available for each session you attend to:

QIDP, LCPC, LCSW, LNHA, LPC, LSW, RN, LPN, APN & Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sep
19
Tue
ICPN Professional Development Workshop: The Art of Providing Effective Feedback @ Noll Medical Pavilion Room 2500
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ICPN Professional Development Workshop: The Art of Providing Effective Feedback @ Noll Medical Pavilion Room 2500

ICPN Professional Development Workshop: The Art of Providing Effective Feedback

 Presented by Ann Ramey, BCBA, LCSW & Jon Bowers, QSP

Communication is a key ingredient to success when working in an environment that supports people with challenging behaviors. Specifically, whether you are in the field as a person receiving services, direct care staff member, or administrator, feedback opens the door to communication, creates clear expectations, and strengthens relationships. This workshop explores the elements needed for providing effective feedback, which can aid in creating a culture of communication that is supportive, accepting, and goal directed. Join Ann and Jon for an interactive look at the art of feedback and how it may be utilized to produce positive outcomes.

 

When: Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Noll Medical Pavilion Room 2500, 5220 S. Sixth Street Road , Springfield, IL 62703

Cost: Free of Charge

 2 CE’s available to:

QIDP, LCPC, LPC, LCSW, LSW, LNHA, RN, and LPN

Oct
12
Thu
The Power of Voice (Part 2: Modules 3&4) @ John A Logan College
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Power of Voice (Part 2: Modules 3&4) @ John A Logan College

The Power of Voice (Part 2: Modules 3&4)                     

Presented by Mollie Horner-King, BCBA/ICPN Associate Director

Take a day to focus on the number one tool you and your team use to achieve your most important goal: increasing the quality of life for the people you support. The primary tool that we, in our field, use is ourselves: our words, our actions, and our very way of being. Given that, consider the importance of voice quality to what you do every day. Your voice carries your emotions and the intention you have for every communication. It would be difficult to overstate the impact of voice in your role as a supportive manager, coach, teacher, or fellow team member.

In Power of Voice, you’ll learn the value of developing your Professional Voice, a way of speaking that helps you meet more of your communication goals, inspire trust, and defuse conflict.

This workshop draws from a six module Power of Voice training curriculum developed by voice and communication professionals, Anne Ward and Bob Sandidge, for ICPN (Illinois Crisis Prevention Network). The Power of Voice features videos, workshop exercises, and discussions specifically created for what we do in our field, the way we work, and the voice challenges we face.

Part II: Modules 3 & 4

October 12, 2017

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

You are welcome to attend one or both sessions!

Register for Part 1: Modules 1&2 here

Located at John A Logan College: 700 Logan College Rd/Carterville, IL 62918

Workshop is FREE OF CHARGE

3.0 CE’s available for each session you attend to:

QIDP, LCPC, LCSW, LNHA, LPC, LSW, RN, LPN, APN & Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Oct
27
Fri
Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization (Early Workshop Time Slot 10:00 a.m.) @ Ann Kiley Center
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization (Early Workshop Time Slot 10:00 a.m.) @ Ann Kiley Center

Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization  (Session 1)

 Presented by Tim Baker, LCPC/ICPN Director

How do we as professionals determine “When is a crisis a CRISIS?” Using two separate treatment perspectives: behavior analysis and clinical counseling, Mr. Baker will discuss how to assess a crisis and when is it appropriate to involve emergency services. In addition, how both approaches can be used to help navigate the process and ultimately achieve a psychiatric hospital admission.

Mr. Baker has been providing leadership and clinical support for the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network for over 6 years. This workshop will identify different aspects of a true “crisis,” how to utilize different strategies to address the crisis, and to correctly identify when to involve emergency services.  We all know that even when this time has come, there are long, arduous hours of waiting at the emergency room, endless questions, and often disappointing results.  He will identify the roadblocks staff/families will face, how to navigate the system, and use different strategies to obtain a psychiatric admission, so that the individual in crisis can receive the help he or she needs.

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Time Slot 1: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

A repeat of this workshop is also available from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

To register for the 1:00 p.m. Session Click here 

 2.0 CE’s available to QIDP, LPC, LCPC, LCSW, LSW, LNHA, APN, RN, LVN, and Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Hosted by Ann Kiley Center: 1401 W Dugdale Rd/Waukegan, IL 60085

Click here to view PDF

Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization (Later Workshop Time Slot 1:00 p.m.) @ Ann Kiley Center
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization (Later Workshop Time Slot 1:00 p.m.) @ Ann Kiley Center

Using Behavioral and Clinical Strategies to Assess Crisis and Need for Psychiatric Hospitalization  (Session 2)

 Presented by Tim Baker, LCPC/ICPN Director

How do we as professionals determine “When is a crisis a CRISIS?” Using two separate treatment perspectives: behavior analysis and clinical counseling, Mr. Baker will discuss how to assess a crisis and when is it appropriate to involve emergency services. In addition, how both approaches can be used to help navigate the process and ultimately achieve a psychiatric hospital admission.

Mr. Baker has been providing leadership and clinical support for the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network for over 6 years. This workshop will identify different aspects of a true “crisis,” how to utilize different strategies to address the crisis, and to correctly identify when to involve emergency services.  We all know that even when this time has come, there are long, arduous hours of waiting at the emergency room, endless questions, and often disappointing results.  He will identify the roadblocks staff/families will face, how to navigate the system, and use different strategies to obtain a psychiatric admission, so that the individual in crisis can receive the help he or she needs.

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Time Slot 2: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

An earlier time for this workshop is also available from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

To register for the 10:00 a.m. Session Click here 

 2.0 CE’s available to QIDP, LPC, LCPC, LCSW, LSW, LNHA, APN, RN, LVN, and Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Hosted by Ann Kiley Center: 1401 W Dugdale Rd/Waukegan, IL 60085

Click here to view PDF

Nov
8
Wed
Building Behavior Framework: An overview of the ingredients needed for creating better behavior plans @ Noll Medical Pavilion/ McKenzie Conference Center, Suite 2500
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Building Behavior Framework: An overview of the ingredients needed for creating better behavior plans @ Noll Medical Pavilion/ McKenzie Conference Center, Suite 2500

Building Behavior Framework: An overview of the ingredients needed for creating better behavior plans

Presented by Katherine Docter, SSP, BCBA

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Ms. Docter for this workshop, as she provides tools, assessments, and suggestions utilizing principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for preparing to write a function based behavior plan. This workshop is ideal for middle management staff who are responsible for behavior treatment planning.

Location: Noll Medical Pavilion/ McKenzie Conference Center, Suite 2500

5220 S. Sixth Street Road Springfield, IL 62703

FREE OF CHARGE

3.0 CE’s available to QIDP, LCSW, LSW, LCPC, LPC, LNHA, & RN

Click here to view PDF

 

Dec
7
Thu
(TEC) Technology Enhancing Capabilities: Doesn’t Have to be a Four Letter Word (Session 1) @ Trinity Services
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(TEC) Technology Enhancing Capabilities: Doesn’t Have to be a Four Letter Word (Session 1) @ Trinity Services

ICPN Professional Development Workshop
Technology Enhancing Capabilities: Doesn’t Have to be a Four Letter Word (Session 1)

Presented by Connie Melvin & Richard Harrington, Trinity Services

During this hands-on event, attendees will be guided through the process of creating five different pieces of assistive technology using supplies that are available from their local hardware store. All of the supplies needed to build these items are provided at no cost to you.

Attendees will be encouraged to utilize the products in other creative ways in order to reduce cost and customize commercially available options. In addition to taking the devices built during this workshop home, attendees will be exposed to a number of commercially available products that address common challenges faced by people with disabilities.

 

Thursday December 7, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

A repeat of this workshop is also available on

January 25, 2018 from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

 

To register for the January Session Click Here

3.0 CE’s available to: QIDP, LCPC, LCSW, LNHA, LPC, LSW, RN, LPN, APN & Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Click Here to view the PDF