Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base
March 6, 2005 - March 9, 2005
Researchers, evaluators, administrators, policymakers, advocates, and family members interested in applied practical systems-of-care research should attend. Empirical research on systems of care that promote the emotional and behavioral wellbeing of children and their families will be covered. Topics will include: service system assessment, Center for Mental Health Services, dissemination and implementation, policy development and implementation, treatment effectiveness, partnership effectiveness, educational outcomes in systems of care, effectiveness of child welfare/foster care programs, and effects of financing methods. Sponsored by the Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health.
PacRim 2005 Conference: A Rainbow of Abilities
February 28, 2005 - March 1, 2005
Since the first Pacific Rim (Pac Rim) Conference in 1985, the scope and size of this premier event has grown to include participants from the U.S. Mainland, Alaska, Pacific Islands Nations, Japan, Australia, the Philippines and numerous other countries. Persons with disabilities, family members, researchers, and service providers join policymakers and nationally recognized speakers in the field of disabilities to participate in the Pac Rim Conference to learn from each other and to share resources for communities to fully accept and support persons with disabilities. This year’s theme, “A Rainbow of Abilities”, celebrates the diversity and the opportunities available for persons with disabilities.
February 9, 2005
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Central)
Sponsored by SchoolsMoving Up, a WestEd initiative helping schools and districts address the challenges of raising student achievement in low-performing schools, and Partnerships in Education Achievement K-3, a project providing professional development opportunities to administrators. This teleconference features Mike Schmoker, who will present “big levers” for school change. He will describe options available to promote improvement by starting with the simple, proven structures, elements, and concrete actions that are most apt to impact teaching and achievement powerfully and immediately for students. Registration is free but required.
The Importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit for People with Disabilities and Their Families
November 19, 2004
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern)
Co-Sponsored by the Law, Health Policy and Disability Center at the University of Iowa and the NCB Development Corporation/National Disability Institute, this Web cast will educate people who work with individuals with disabilities about the underutilized Earned Income Tax Credit which provides tax relief to low-income people with disabilities. Registration (free) required.
Fading Job Place Supports
October 18, 2004
No Location Specified
One of the major elements of the success of employment services is creating effective partnerships and lasting relationships in the workplace that meet the needs of both the employee and the business. In this Web cast, participants will learn strategies for fading supports, how to identify and cultivate workplace supports, and how effective communication and planning are essential elements of a solid support plan. Presenter Dr. Teresa Grossi has extensive background in education and employment for individuals with disabilities. She currently conducts research, consultation, and training and technical assistance on supported employment and community supports for persons with severe disabilities.
Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Cognitive Disabilities through Technology
October 4, 2004 - October 5, 2004
The fifth annual meeting of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities features keynote speaker Vinton Cerf, Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy, MCI; National Medal of Technology recipient; and co-designer of the protocols and architecture of the Internet; and Mary Woolley, President of Research! America and the country’s premier advocate for federal funding for medical and health-related research.
4th Annual LASER Urban Education Research Conference: Reconstructing Urban Education
September 23, 2004 - September 25, 2004
San Diego, CA
Linking Academic Scholars to Educational Resources (LASER), a project of the Office of Special Education Programs, announces their 4th Annual Urban Education Research Conference. This year's conference will focus on evidence-based research in urban education and how these findings can help us to reconstruct the status of special education across cultures.
National Organization on Disability Conference on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
September 22, 2004 - September 24, 2004
The National Organization on Disability, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Capital Region, announces a Conference on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities. This conference is the first to focus on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery specific to the unique emergency needs of people with disabilities. High-level authorities from the emergency management, disability, and special needs communities, government agencies, private business, and the service, advocacy, and care networks will be at this forum to share and learn about each other's experiences, resources, and best practice models.
Using Work Incentives to Fund Micro Enterprises
September 20, 2004
No Location Specified
In this Web cast, David Hammis of Griffin-Hammis Associates will discuss using Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) as a small-business funding source that directly infuses operating cash into a business cash flow. He will address Impairment-Related Work Expenses (IRWE), Blind Work Expenses (BWE), and using Property Essential to Self Support (PESS) that allow unlimited cash resources in small business accounts not subject to the SSI $2000 personal resources limits. Mr. Hammis will explain how VR and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding interact with net earnings from self-employment. He will also cover other critical issues related to self-employment such as Medicaid, Section 8, and small business loans.
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September 9, 2004 - September 29, 2004
No Location Specified
This online professional training conference on the abuse of children and adults with disabilities will consist of 22 one-hour Webinars (online seminars) and an additional 10 hours of contact with the training faculty between 9/9/04 and 1/31/05. It's designed for professionals and workers in the fields of abuse/victimization and/or disabilities. Topics will include prevention, identification, investigation, prosecution, and treatment. Seminars will concern casework and caregiving where people with disabilities are victims of child abuse, domestic violence, dependent adult abuse, and elder abuse. Funded by a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, and presented by ARC Riverside (CA).
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