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4th Annual DuPage County APS Conference ~ See Something, Say Something, Do...

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Holiday Inn Chicago-Carol Stream (Wheaton)

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Carol Stream, IL 60188

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DuPage County Community Services invites you to attend the 4th Annual Adult Protective Services Conference, 'See Something, Say Something, Do Something'. This year the conference will include, at no cost:

* CEUs for SW, LPC, LCPC, RN, NHA, CCP, APS, CADC and CDVP

* Continental Breakfast

* Buffet Lunch

* Networking Reception with appetizers and a cash bar. (Immediately following conference)


* * AGENDA * *


8am - 8:45am - Registration & Continental Breakfast

9am - 10am - Keynote Speaker: Colleen Ceh Becvar - Gerontologist and Co-owner of Trinity Advocacy Group

"Hey Superhero - Leave Your Cape at Home". Join us as Colleen Ceh Becvar presents a new framework to support today's seniors and you might maybe even lay down your superhero-advocate cape - at least for now.


10:10am - 11:25am: Break Out Sessions: (you will be required to choose one session per time frame when you register)

1) "From Clark Can’t to Clark Kent: How you can Help Kryptonite-Proof the Case for the Court".

Karen Mills - Associate Attorney; Strohschein Law Group, LLC

2) "The Living Room – A Non-Clinical Alternative to the Emergency Room"

Patty Johnstone - Resource Support Director; NAMI DuPage

3) "Defining Sexual Assault w/Seniors & Adults w/Disabilities; When is Consent Truly Consent"?

Colleen Zavodny - Coordinator of Advocacy and Crisis Intervention; YWCA

4) THIS CLASS IS FILLED "Virtual Dementia Tour" (limit of 15 attendees per class)

Patricia Terkovich - Director of Sales and Marketing; Autumn Leaves of Glen Ellyn

11:30 - 12:30 - BUFFET LUNCH

12:35pm - 1:50pm Break Out Sessions:

1) "Protect Yourself From Mail Scams & Fraud"

Michael P. Carroll - Sr Fraud Analyst; US Postal Inspection Service

2) "Mental Health First Aid. Why is it important"?

Charlie Hayes B.S. & Shannon McCall B.S. ; Northwestern Medicine, Community Health Services

3) "Financial Exploitation of the Vulnerable Adults"

John Binneboese - Senior Vice President, Business Development; Itasca Bank & Trust

4) THIS CLASS IS FILLED - "Virtual Dementia Tour" (limit of 15 attendees per class)

Patricia Terkovich - Director of Sales and Marketing; Autumn Leaves of Glen Ellyn

2:00pm - 3:15pm Break Out Sessions:


1) “Creative Solutions to Responsive Behaviors”

Dan Kuhn - LCSW, Vice President of Education; All Trust Home Care

2) “How Wonder Woman Helped Batman w/Compassion Fatigue”

Mary Beth Mulcahy MSW, RMT, CADC, MISAII - Social Worker/Life Coach. Human Services Adjunct Professor at the College of DuPage

3) "Support for Our Veterans"

Steve Fixler - Superintendant; Veterans Assistance Committee of DuPage County

4) THIS CLASS IS FILLED "Virtual Dementia Tour" (limit of 15 attendees per class)

Patricia Terkovich - Director of Sales and Marketing; Autumn Leaves of Glen Ellyn

3:25pm - 4:00pm

"The Promise"

Holly Zielke - Illinois Dept on Aging

4:00pm - 4:30pm - Raffles & Closing

4:30pm - 7:00pm - Networking Reception


If you need accomodations, we have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Holiday Inn, Carol Stream. Call (630) 665-3000 to reserve your room and use the code: APS.



A Special Thank You to our Gold Sponsors:






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