2020 Alliance Virtual Summit Speakers

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June 16 - 18, 2020

ALL TIMES ARE IN MST!

Tuesday, June 16th Sponsor Breakout Sessions and Virtual Office Hours

CapGrow Partners Virtual Office Hour - Your Housing Partner

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Matt Pettinelli of CapGrow Partners | Bootstrapping in America Video

Presenters:

CapGrow Partners helps organizations provide safe and appropriate housing for the individuals they support. By assuming all the real estate-related responsibilities associated with acquiring community-based homes, we enable organizations to focus on improving the lives of those they help. We buy the house; you make it a home.

Relias Breakout Session - Resources to Address COVID-19 Now and Beyond

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

Link to Presentation Slides

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Relias’ mission, to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and those who care for them, takes on new meaning amidst this global pandemic. This session will review Relias’ response to the pandemic, the resources we’ve made available to the global community at large, and how Relias is prepared to help organizations navigate the challenges of a post COVID-19 world.

Solana Virtual Office Hour - Solana is your social distancing solution for software

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

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Solana realizes how important it is for your team to not only capture accurate time and client data, but also do it safely, and our web-based tools will help. With mobile-accessible modules like time tracking, staff scheduling and client care, your DSP’s can safely record time, find an open shift and document client notes all from a mobile device. Eliminate the need to pass around papers or drive to an office to drop off notes, with the safety of remotely capturing this data. Solana’s team has been focused on the I/DD space for over 25 years. We are confident you’ll find solid solutions with Solana for operating in the post-COVID environment. We look forward to connecting soon!

Direct Care Innovations Breakout Session – DCI can help you train and empower remote employees during this pandemic

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation - coming soon!

Link to Presentation Slides

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Our Business Management Platform can help an agency manage their employees, authorizations and ensure proper training and compliance allowing agencies to not only survive the pandemic but come out stronger on the other side!

 

Join us to learn how DCI can help and be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card for attending.

Action Seating Virtual Office Hour: Person-Centered Mobility and Adaptive Equipment Provisions

2:00pm - 3:00pm

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This virtual office hour will be a discussion on the challenges faced by individuals with significant disabilities when obtaining and maintaining complex and custom mobility and adaptive equipment.

Therap Breakout Session: Person Centered Planning - Planning for a Good Life

2:00pm - 3:00pm

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This session will discuss best practices for person centered thinking and planning and how to use electronic documentation to collaborate and create a shared vision.

Wednesday, June 17th General Sessions

Government Relations Advisory Committee of Excellence (GRACE)

9:00am - 10:00am

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Learn about the work this group is doing for our members and all Providers in Colorado. This session will delve into an introduction of the Alliance GRACE Committee and Alliance's Legislative Priorities, the 2020 Session in relation to IDD and legislative budget overview, a general 2020 Legislative Session Overview and insights in the next legislative session.

Reimagining Long Term Services & Supports: Unprecedented Solutions for Unprecedented Times

10:00am - 11:00am

Link to Recorded Presentation

Link to Presentation Slides - coming soon

Presenters: 

Staff from the Office of Community Living will provide relevant policy updates related to services for people with IDD. 

Wednesday, June 17th Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Emergency Preparedness for Access and Functional Needs

11:00am - 12:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

Link to Presentation Slides

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WORKBOOK FOR PEOPLE  WITH DISABILITIES

LIBRO DE PREPARACIÓN PARA EMERGENCIAS GENTE CON DISCAPACIDADES

COVID-19 Access and Functional Needs Resources

COVID-19 Access and Functional Needs Resources  - Spanish

Presenter:

Are you and your clients ready for the next disaster or emergency? You will learn some very effective tools to share with your organizations to create your own Emergency Preparedness Workshops or create Person Centered Emergency Evacuation Plans. We will discuss the importance of building upon existing  relationships to create successful collaborations within our communities, review disability specific ideas for checklists and examples of "Go Kits" that contain items that may be very unique (or not) for individuals with access and functional needs.

Data Driven Housing Development for People with Autism and other Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

11:00am - 12:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

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Policy should be driven by data, but little data exists for the housing and LTSS needs and preferences for individuals with I/DD. A volunteer Housing Taskforce of Developmental Pathways, a Community-Centered Board in Colorado which handles intake and case management of HCBS waiver recipients, partnered with the Autism Housing Network to better understand the unique needs and preferences for future residential options of their constituents- and the data was surprising! This session will deep dive into the entire process, sharing presentation features, elements of the survey tool, the prepared market analysis and results of how the report has connected and engaged the local community as a roadmap for next steps to neurodiverse community development.

Wednesday, June 17th Sponsor Breakout Sessions and Virtual Office Hours

ClearSpring Pharmacy Breakout Session - Health & Wellness in 2020 and Beyond

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Recorded Presentation - coming soon

Link to Presentation Slides - coming soon

Presenters:

This session will begin with a brief introduction and overview of ClearSpring Pharmacy. 

 

Next, get ready to relieve some stress with Gentle Chair Yoga Flow and Meditation! Amy will lead you in a class that will take you through practical postures that you can easily incorporate into the workplace. This flow is specifically designed to release tension, especially in areas that are prone to extra tightness from the stress of our jobs. There will be  a short guided meditation session at the end. Feel more balanced, calm, and at ease after this fun class! 

 

After you are nice and relaxed, you'll hear about Relevant Topics in Pharmaceuticals and Supplements. Rachel will discuss some of the cutting edge solutions that pharmacies are providing today, including ways to boost the immune system, compounding solutions to medical challenges, the changing pharmacy in light of COVID-19, the importance of self care, and much more.

Netsmart Breakout Session & Virtual Office Hour - Six Key Innovations and Capabilities to Deliver Next Level Care

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

Link to Presentation Slides - coming soon

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Learn how our One Person - One View approach supports the mission of the I/DD provider community deliver better care in six key areas:

  1. Simplified documentation processes to increase efficiencies

  2. Person-centered care innovations across a range of settings for in one unified view

  3. Mobile capabilities to deliver best care in the least restrictive environment 

  4. Specialized apps to empower people to improve quality of life

  5. Reporting and data analytics to support value-based care 

  6. Integrated billing and receivables to maximize revenue

Shield Healthcare Breakout Session - Making Health & Nutrition a Priority for the IDD Community

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Link to Recorded Presentation 

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Did you know that people with IDD are at a greater risk for obesity? Behavioral issues, medical conditions like dental and gastrointestinal diseases, polypharmacy, and lack of physical activity are just some of the many nutrition-related obstacles our IDD patients face. We will address these obstacles and provide strategies for mealtime engagement and support, while also providing tips to help meet physical activity goals. 

PDC Pharmacy Breakout Session - The Miracle Morning, by Hal Elrod

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

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Devin Eppers leads a discussion about the book, The Miracle Morning, by Hal Elrod. Elrod makes it clear that in order to become successful, you have to dedicate time to personal development each day, and then gives you a 6-step morning routine to create and shape that time.

Arlington Heritage Group Breakout Session - A Deep Dive Into Exempt Resources and Managing Client Funds

2:00pm - 3:00pm

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This presentation reviews exempt resources in detail and explores the many different situations and decisions a provider must make with respect to a consumer’s funds.  Topics will include best practices for cash accounts, life insurance, ABLE, trusts, and others deemed exempt by the Social Security Administration.   We will also examine the concept of car ownership, an underutilized resource among providers and families.  

 

Participants will learn:

  • Maximize client resources without jeopardizing benefits

  • Clearly choose the best financial solutions for clients

  • Identify challenges providers face when making decisions for clients as representative-payee

  • Suggest solutions for conflicting views between a provider and a family member or guardian 

Philadelphia Insurance & Centerpoint Insurance Group Breakout Session - Reengage with your Risk Management Partners
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation - coming soon

Link to Presentation Slides - coming soon

Quick Links (pg. 2) to their Risk Management Programs

Presenters:

 

An executive overview of four common claims your insurance carrier can help prevent. Shannon Reynolds, a career Risk Manager will discuss easy prevention tips for your Leadership Team to be aware of.

Thursday, June 18th General Sessions

Federal Updates from The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)

9:00am - 10:00am

Link to Recorded Presentation

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Answer to Member Question on PPE Purchased with Cares Act Funding

Presenter:

The Federal Landscape in the time of COVID-19.

What Matters Most! What The Pandemic Taught Us About Value

10:00am - 11:00am

Presentation copyrighted and will not be distributed

Presenter: 

To say the pandemic is difficult is a massive understatement. But what if you belonged to a group of people who could be denied medical services, equipment, and care simply because of who they are? Discussions of the value of disabled lives and the acceptable loss of the vulnerable leaves me as a disabled person horrified and more than a little frightened. But standing in stark opposition to that are direct support workers, agencies, and a movement committed to battling prejudice with pride.

Thursday, June 18th Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Personalized Services: A guide to transition from group homes to host homes and smaller congregate settings

11:00am - 12:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation - Audio Only

Link to Presentation Slides

Presenter(s): 

Mosaic will share a case for change and best practices on how to successfully transition into offering more individualized services while balancing people's choice and quality of care

Employment Law: Where We've Been in 2020 and Where We're Going

11:00am - 12:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentation

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It's a whirlwind of a year when it comes to employment law, with multiple state and federal changes enacted and being implemented. Michael will discuss changes related to COVID-19, the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order, and the Equal Pay Act which is set to take effect in a few months. 

Due to limited space and high demand, this is an Alliance Member event or by invite only.

Click HERE to read Alliance's Invitation Policy and to request an invitation to attend.

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