2017 Annual IPS Supported Employment Conference

September 20 - 21, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

2017 Annual IPS Supported Employment Conference
Oregon Garden Resort
895 W Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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The 9th annual Oregon IPS Supported Employment Conference will take place again in Silverton, Oregon on September 20th and 21st, 2017 at the beautiful Oregon Garden Resort. We are in the process of finalizing the agenda which will be released as the conference draws closer.
The conference is free of charge. However, travel expenses are not covered. Click on the link to make a reservation at the Oregon Garden Resort and don't forget to ask for the OSECE group rate! The Group ID/Password is: "OSECE". And, the group rate is $99 a night plus tax (currently 10.8%). The cut-off to book by is August 21st, 2017.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Oregon IPS Supported Employment Conference! 
This event closed for registrations on 9/21/2017

2017 IPS Statewide Conference Agenda     
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Oregon Garden Resort
12:30-4:30       IPS Supervisors Session- Orchid Room B
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Grand Hall
8:00-9:00          Networking and Sign-In- Grand Hall
9:00-9:15          Welcome from OSECE  and the Oregon Health Authority
9:15-9:30          Sandy Reese- Update from the IPS Employment Center at The Rockville Institute
9:30-9:40         People Sharing their Stories
9:45-10:45        Oscar Jimenez-Solomon from Columbia University- Promoting Financial Wellness to Support                                    Employment Outcomes: The Human and the Business Case
10:45-11:00      Stretch Break              
11:00-11:30     Trina Lee and Joe Miller- Update from Oregon’s Vocational Rehabilitation
11:30-12:00     Mollie Cudmore, Kory Escobar, Anna DeBlois and Kristen Moen- IPS Program Collaboration
12:00-1:00       Lunch
1:00-1:15         Travel to Break Out Session One
1:15-2:45         Breakout Session One-Various Locations
2:45-3:15         Stretch Break and Travel to Breakout Session Two
3:15-4:45         Breakout Session Two-Various Locations
4:45                 Conference Ends for the Day
6:00                 Optional Hike to Silver Creek Falls- Meet at the trailhead
The conference adjourns September 20th (day 1) at the conclusion of Breakout Session Two. 
Breakout Session One
Oscar Jimenez-Solomon- Peer-Supported Economic Empowerment: Promoting Financial Wellness to Support           Employment and Recovery Outcomes- Grand Hall
Trevor Manthey- Supported Education Fidelity Scale:  Review of scale and fidelity review process- OAN Hall of Fame
Joan Keenen- Wellness Recovery Action Plans- OSU Room
Sandy Reese- IPS Supported Employment and State Vocational Rehabilitation: A Crosswalk- Lotus Room
Jacek Haciak- Meaningful Work Roles; Meaning in Our Lives- Trillium Room
Linn County IPS Team- IPS 101 and The Eight Principles- Orchid Room A
Carla Waring- ADA and How to Request Reasonable Accommodations- Orchid Room B
Breakout Session Two
Oscar Jimenez-Solomon- Supporting Individuals to Navigate Existing Asset-Building and Financial Supports: What           Employment Providers Can Do- OSU Room
Trevor Manthey- Motivational Interviewing for Supported Employment  and Supported Education- Orchid Room B
Donita Diamata- Employment over the Rainbow: Supporting LGBTQIA Peers in their Employment Goals- Lotus Room
Ben Yoder- Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training for Achieving Employment and Educational
          Outcomes- OAN Hall of Fame
Sandy Reese- Rationale of  the IPS Fidelity Scale: with Special Guests  Oregon’s Highest Scoring Leaders- Orchid Room A
Lexie Majors- VR Contracts for IPS Programs- Trillium Room

Thursday, September 21, 2017  Grand Hall
7:15-8:00         Optional Yoga Class- Wedding Garden
8:30-9:00          Networking and arrival
9:00-9:10          Opening Comments
9:10-10:10       Melody Riefer- “A Long and Winding Road” from SSDI to W2s
10:10-10:30      Stretch Break and Travel to Breakout Session Three
10:30-12:00      Breakout Session Three
12:00-12:20     Stretch Break and Travel to Grand Hall
12:20-1:00       Conference Closure and Lunch
Breakout Session Three

Melody Riefer- “Collaborative Advocacy” how to respectfully advocate for change- Grand Hall
Jeff Krolick- Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) And IPS Supported Employment Crosswalk- OSU Room
Trevor Manthey- Practical Application of Supported Education Forms and Tools- Orchid Room A
Eugenia Cox- Show Me the Money! (Ticket to Work funding)- Trillium Room
Brook Yetter- VRCs’ Best Practices for Partnering with IPS Programs; a Roundtable Discussion- Orchid Room B
Shared Session: Central City Concern- Job Developing for Individuals Suffering from Homelessness, Addictions, and    Mental Health, and then Tammy Guest- Employment for People with Justice System Involvement.- OAN Hall of Fame
Please return to the Grand Hall at the end of Breakout Session Three for conference closure.

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