Mid-Hudson DSP Conference

October 20, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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DoubleTree Hotel
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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 2017 Mid-Hudson DSP Conference

DSPs Are MVPs

An Innovative, Interactive, Strategic Conference for the Direct Support Professionals of Today and Tomorrow

 

Date: October 20, 2017

Time: 8:00 – 4:00

Place:  The Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown, NY

Schedule:

8:00 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome

-          Sam Laganaro, NYSACRA Mid-Hudson Regional VP

-          Rachel Jacobs, Mid-Hudson Coalition Immediate Past President

9:15 – 9:30  Perry Samowitz , Region 3 Lead –Regional Center for Workforce Transformation

9:30 – 11:00  Keynote:  : The Happiness Code: 5 Active Reflections of Really, Really, Really Happy People - Dr. Stephen “Bird” Birchak, Ed.D.

11:00 – 11:15  Break

11:15 – 12:30  Breakout Session 1

12:30 – 1:30  Lunch and Awards

1:30 – 2:45 Breakout Session 2

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:00 Closing Presentation –  Empowering Each Other: Agencies, DSPs and the People They Support - Community Players

Keynote: The Happiness Code: 5 Active Reflections of Really, Really, Really Happy People - Dr. Stephen “Bird” Birchak, Ed.D.

Has our culture forgotten how to be happy? Dr. Bird is a professor of Positive Psychology and over the past decade he has examined the research on those people who are perpetually happy… and why others seem to be born with the misery gene. How can we free ourselves from other’s judgment, improve our self-worth, increase our gratefulness… and most importantly, bring more love to all our relationships. Dr. Bird makes connections between Counseling Psychology, Posi-tive Psychology, spirituality, and ancient Philosophy to give audience members actual skills for increasing happines

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$95.00 Rate