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When You Attend re:con

Participants will walk away with ideas to implement change, information on best practices, and equipped with the tools and resources to succeed. Through breakouts, workshops, panel discussions, and networking, they will be re:fueled and re:invigorated. Opportunities to engage with vendors and suppliers, support micro-enterprises, participate in wellness activities, and celebrate leaders and innovators, will leave participants ready to take on the challenges of our industry.

Agenda

November 8 Live Sessions

  • 8:30-8:55 Conference Kickoff followed by How to re:fuel and re:invigorate – Caitlin Brown, LMSW, Sponsored by Meijer
  • 9:00-9:45 STEP Innovation Stage – interactive conversations on creative and impactful solutions that are redefining the industry
    • Tri-Share Child Care Program
    • An Ideal Crisis Continuum
    • Innovative Culinary Program
  • 10:00-11:05 Valuable Workforce Solutions for Persons with Disabilities – Belinda Jones, Lakisha Foreman & Myla Lyons (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch, Sponsored by New Horizons Rehabilitation Services
  • 1:30-2:35 Accessible and Engaging Virtual Presentations – Kellie Blackwell (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 2:45-3:50 Employment Concerns Related to COVID – Amy Maes (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)

November 9 Live Sessions

  • 8:30 Keynote Dr. Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, Sponsored by Peckham followed by introduction of Micro Enterprises
  • 10:30-11:30 STEP Innovation Stage – interactive conversations on creative and impactful solutions that are redefining the industry
    • What is a Progressive Art Studio
    • I Love You, Lead On
    • The ASPPIRE Social Coaching Model
    • Managerial Rotation Program
  • 12:00-1:00 Keynote Jim Bitterle, Sponsored by Judson Center (CRC CEU)
  • 1:30-2:35 Transition Services in a Virtual World – Mary Jane Shafto & Traci Comer-Scarsella (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 2:45-3:50 Building an Engaging Community Involvement Program – Lisa J. Friedrich & Jeanette Brown (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 4:00-5:00 BOOM and Apex Awards Ceremonies

November 10 Live Sessions

  • 9:00-10:05 The Second Sex? Women and Disabilities 2021- Rosanne Renauer (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 10:15-11:20 Keys To Job Placement Success: A Customized Approach To Achieve Outcomes – Rene Dell (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch, Sponsored by Work Skills Corporation
  • 1:30-2:35 Learn, Make and Do: What’s NExT in Transition Career Exploration – Terrie Hylton (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)
  • 2:45-3:50 Difficult Conversations Made Easy: 3 Steps to Mastery – Leslie C. Fiorenzo (1 CRC CEU, 1 SW CEU)

Plus many on-demand sessions you can view at any time, click here to see the lineup.

CEU Information

CRC CEUs

Attendees are eligible for up to 10 General CRC hours for the Live portion of the conference.

Attendees are eligible for up to 29 General CRC hours and 1 Ethics CRC hour for the On-Demand portion of the conference – sessions must be completed by 1/15/22 to be eligible. *Note that if you receive the 10 Live CEUs you will only be eligible for an additional 21 total from the on-demand portion.

Social Work CEUs

Attendees are eligible for up to 9 Live CEU’s for the Live portion of the conference.

Attendees are eligible for up to 28 CEU’s and 1 Ethics CEU for the On-Demand portion of the conference – sessions must be completed by 11/8/22 to be eligible. *Note that if you receive the 9 Live CEUs you will only be eligible for an additional 21 total from the on-demand portion.

Click here for more details on CEUs.

Event Registration

Registration for 2021 is now open.

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Thank You to our Sponsors!

step

Logo - STEP Services to Enhance Potential

wsc

Logo Work Skills Corporation

peckham

Meijer Peckham

new horizons

Logo New Horizons Rehabilitations Services, Inc

Judson Center

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re:con Awards

BOOM is a statewide award ceremony recognizing individuals with a disability who have excelled. The goal of the BOOM Awards is to provide stereotype-busting role models for people with disabilities.

Boom Awards

logo apex awards

The apex awards recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories: Outstanding Employer, Outstanding Community Partner, Transformational Leadership, and Lifetime Achievement.

Apex Awards