Annual Conference

Highlights from our
33rd Statewide Annual Conference 2016
November 17 & 18, 2016



Thank You to Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors
Butler Woodcrafters, Inc.
Community Care Rx
Delta T Group
Easterseals New Jersey Solutions
Rue Insurance
Staples Business Advantage
WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Silver Sponsors
Clark Construction

Diamond Sponsor
Benchmark Human Services

2016 Exhibitors

Adler’s Pharmacy
Atrium Pharmacy Provider
Butler Woodcrafters, Inc.
Community Care RX **
CapGrow Partners
Contract Pharmacy
Delta T Group **
Easterseals New Jersey Solutions **
Foothold Technology
IPPC Pharmacy
MobilityWorks **
Primepoint LLC **
ProCare Medical
Qualifacts Systems, Inc.
Rue Insurance **
Selective Insurance Company
SERV Achievement Centers, Inc. Therap Services
Staples Business Advantage **
The Mercadien Group **
WithumSmith+Brown, PC

** NJACP’s Preferred Vendors


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Pre-Conference Symposium

National Trend in Disabilities
Diane McComb, MSEd, Liaison to State Associations
American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)

Executive Tracks

Fee-for-Service Is But One Step To Greater Change in the I/DD World
James Stewart, PhD, Grafton Integrated Health Network

Medicaid & I/DD – What Changes Can We Expect From Our Government in 2017?
Rodney Whitlock, ML Strategies

Clinical Tracks

Integrating Trauma Informed Care in to an ABA Model
Dr. Terry Page, AdvoServ
Darren Blough, AdvoServ

 Transitional Care from Acute Care Facilities for I/DD Patients
Denise Micheletti-King, Matheny Medical and Educational Center

Serving Individuals with Severe Problem Behaviors in the Community: Beyond 911
Dr. Dawn Bailey, AdvoSer

Preservation of Skin Integrity and Wound Prevention and Care for People at Risk with I/DD
Marsha Magazzu, Matheny Medical and Educational Center & Cynthia Auditbert, Matheny Medical and Educational Center, Midland Adult Services Residential Programs

Management Tracks

Whistleblower Laws: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Organization
Debbie Cmielewski, Schenck, Price, Smith, & King, LLP

Social Media – Understanding Your Agency’s Liability
John P Campbell, Schenck, Price, Smith, & King, LLP

Preventing Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
Peggy Englebert, ARC of Camden County

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Affiliations – Considerations to Take Seriously
Sherise Ritter & Kyle Neeld, Mercadien

Harassment & Discrimination – Could You Make the Determination?
Debbie Cmielewski, Schenck, Price, Smith, & King, LLP

Conflict Resolution & Management
Lori Tarke, LDT Consulting Agency

New Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Rules – How Do You Manage?
Victor Scire, Ellie Panhuise, & Steve Usarzewicz, Primepoint

 DPS Tracks

Providing Support with Dignity & Respect
Lori Tarke, LDT Consulting Agency

Stress Reduction
Sherri Rase, Urban Telegraph

Strategies for Documentation in a Fee-for-Service World
Kathy Joyce-Medvitz, New Jersey Institute for Disabilities, Laura Williams, ARC of Ocean County, & William Placek, NJID

Creative Strategies for Community Engagement
Sherri Rase, Urban Telegraph

Effective Interaction with Families & Loved Ones
George Linke, Linke Resources

Holistic Activities and Interventions for the I/DD Community
Marilynn Lipsky, WAE Center

Annual Conference Photos

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