2020 Reinventing Quality Conference

2020 Virtual Conference Schedule

Monday, July 27, 2020

  1. Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support Workforce
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    A screening of this film followed by a discussion was scheduled as a plenary session. A link will be available here, beginning on Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31, 2020, to stream the film. Watch it on your schedule, then join a live panel discussion on Thursday.
  2. Supporting Inclusive Lives: Using Data to Build Expectations and System Capacity
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    A panel discussion with Projects of National Significance grantees was scheduled as a plenary session. A link to a pre-recorded session will be available here beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020. Watch it on your schedule, then join a live panel discussion on Thursday.
    Presenters:
    • Sheryl Larson, PhD, University of Minnesota
    • John Butterworth, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
    • Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado
    • Nicole Jorwic, JD, The Arc of the United States
  3. Highlighting Current Research on the Direct Support Workforce
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    A link to a pre-recorded session will be available here beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020. Watch it on your schedule.
    Presenters:
    • Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
    • Joe Macbeth, NADSP
    • Jerry Smith, MBA, University of Minnesota
  4. Using Technology to Enhance Data Collection
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    Presenters:
    • Shea Tanis, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado
    • Alixe Bonardi, OTR/L, MHA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

  1. Highlighting Federal and State Initiatives
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    Presenters:
    • Melissa Harris, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    • Jennifer Johnson, EdD, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD)
    • Mary Sowers, NASDDDS
  2. Improving Quality through Community Monitoring
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    • Carol Britton Laws, University of Georgia
    • Jenny Turner, University of Missouri Kansas City
    • Sally Flaschberger, WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

  1. Supporting Families
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    Presenters:
    • Bevin Croft, PhD, Human Services Research Institute
    • Michael Smull, Support Development Associates
    • Mary Mitchell, Retired
  2. Supporting People with IDD who are Aging
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    Presenters:
    • Roger Stancliffe, PhD, FAAIDD, FIASSIDD, The University of Sydney
    • Tamar Heller, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago
    • Val Bradley, MA, FAAIDD, Human Services Research Institute

Thursday, July 30, 2020

  1. Direct Support Workforce Panel Discussion
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    Presenters:
    • Amy Hewitt, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Minnesota
    • Jerry Smith, MBA, University of Minnesota
    • Joe Macbeth, NADSP
    • Ryene Fenner, New Horizons Resources
    • Jacquie Dillard-Foss, STEPS
  2. Projects of National Significance Panel Discussion
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    Presenters:
    • Sheryl Larson, PhD, University of Minnesota
    • John Butterworth, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
    • Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, University of Colorado
    • Nicole Jorwic, JD, The Arc of the United States