AL-APSE 2017 Conference Handouts

Celebrate Independence! Employment First! Employment Now!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
1:00 – 2:30 Opening Session

If You Think Sushi Tastes Bad…Then it will Taste Bad: Presented by Gary Huckaby, Jr. PhD

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
3:00 – 4:30 General Session

It's Easier Riding the Horse in the Direction it's Going; Presented by Gary Huckaby, Jr. PhD

Thursday, June 29, 2017
8:00 – 9:15 General Session

PURE HEART: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey: Presented by Troy Ball, Founder and Principal Owner, Asheville Distilling Company

Thursday, June 29, 2017
9:30 – 10:30 Concurrent Sessions

Top 10 Reasons You Should Hire a Person with a Disability and other Amazing Mary Shows: Presented by Mary White, Advocate
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Manage your SSA Benefits while Working: Advance your Independence: Presented by Donna Bowden, M.A., Cathy Randall, M.S. and Shane Patterson, M. Ed.
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Adult Protective Services: Identifying Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Alabama's Adult Population; Presented by Robert Finlay, B.A.

Working in Multicultural Multilingual Environment: Korean/Asian: Presented by Meeson Han, Ph.D.
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Pre-ETS: How to Transition: Presented by Samantha Holland, M.Ed, CRC, Reese Grantham, M.S. CRC, Terri Haisten, M.S, and Tim Green

Thursday June 29, 2017
11:00 – 12:00 Concurrent Sessions

Avoiding the Breach: Keeping Protected Information Protected: Presented by Donna Bowden, M.S., Kim McLaughlin, M. Ed., and Dave Rainey, B.S.

Ethics in the New Age: Implications for Service Providers: Presented by Nicholas C. Derzis Jr., PhD, CRC

Deep Impact: The Measure of Success on Multiple Levels: Presented by Derek B. Greer, B.A.

Creating Place and Designing Purpose-A Community in Community Inclusion Model to Enhance Quality of Life for All: Presented by Angie Colvin Burque, LCSW; Danilea Werner, PhD, LCSW, MPH; Nana Daronatsy, LCSW

Integrating Employment with Mental Health Services: Presented by Christine Fleming, PhD, Brooke Smith, M.S. and Adam Iarussi, Ed.S.
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 – 3:00 Concurrent Sessions

Enable Alabama Savings Plan Overview: Presented by Amelis Long, M.S.

The Transportation Predicament: Presented by Laurel Land, M.A. and Jana White
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Overcoming Obstacles: Presented by Sean Dietrich

ADAP's Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security Program (PABSS): Presented by Barbara A. Lawrence, J.D.
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Supported Employment-How much do you know-or don't you know? Game Show Format: Presented by Tina Dortch, M.A., Micah Williamson M.S. CRC, Jennifer Hicks, M.S.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
3:30 – 4:30 Concurrent Sessions

A Job for Kyle McGee: Presented by Kyle McGee—rising Senior at Oak Mountain High School; Representative from Shelby Co Board of Ed, Representative of St. Vincent's 119 Wellness, Veronica McGee—Kyle's mom, video interview Wendy Betsch-employment expert, Susan Ellis-Kyle's support team member.

Employment First in the 21st Century Job Market: Presented by: Leslie Dawson, M.A., CRC, Pat Daugherty, B.S. and Nick Conway

Stories of Triumph, Heartache, Loss and Rebirth: Presented by Sean Dietrich

The Three C's of Collaboration: Communication, Connections, and Community: Presented by Virginia Curtis Mattox, B.S. and Derek B. Greer, B.A.

Self-Employment / Supported Self Employment: Potential Pathway for Success: Presented by Micah Williamson, M.S., CRC

Friday, June 30, 2017
8:30 – 9:45 General Session

Breakfast with the Commissioners: Presenters, ADRS Commissioner Jane Elizabeth Burdeshaw and ADMH Commissioner, Jim Perdue

Friday, June 30, 2017
10:30 – 12:00 General Session