Illinois Evidence-Based Practices Virtual Conference Series August 2021

Schedule and Registration Links

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Tuesday 8/3/2021 Thursday 8/5/2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST

Session 1

Self-Management Goal-Setting Tools in Integrated Behavioral Health

- Amanda Hopcroft

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 4

The Motivational Interviewing Approach

- Melanie Kinley

**this session was not recorded**

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Session 2

OnTrackNY: A CSC Model Serving Youth with FEP Through SED/SEM

- Gary Scannevin

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 5

Implicit Bias in the Workplace

- Sterling Haukom Anderson

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CST

Session 3

Pathways to Employment: Illinois' One-Stop Source on Supported Employment

- Jessica A. Jonikas / Judith A. Cook

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 6

Trauma-Informed Care: Essential to Consumers and Providers

- Megan Ragan / Kelsey Watterson

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Tuesday 8/10/2021 Thursday 8/12/2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST

 Session 7

What Do IPS Participants Need? Purchases Made with Career Account Funds

- Judith A. Cook / Pamela J. Steigman / Claudia Cortez / Drew Egli / Nicole Pashka / Adam R. Malson / John Prestipino

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 10

Exploring IPS Implementation Within Federally Qualified Health Centers

- Christopher Knoper / Nicole Morris / Anna Sack / Caroline Mage

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

 Session 8

Trauma-Informed Supervision

- Nanette Larson

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

 Session 11

Cannabis Legalization in Illinois and Opportunities for Expungement

- Barry Taylor / Kelsey Burgess / Annie Gallerano

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CST

 Session 9

Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA): Making It Work At Your Facility

- Brent Cummins / Daniel Hutchison

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

 Session 12

Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) in the K-12 Classroom

- Sarah Schroeder / Nanette Larson

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Tuesday 8/17/2021 Thursday 8/19/2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST

Session 13

Best Practices on Racial Equity in Mental Health Organizations

- Bessie Alcantara / Jessica Newsome

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 16

Employment Rights of People with Mental Illness in the Wake of COVID-19

- Barry Taylor / Rachel Weisberg

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Session 14

First Episode Psychosis: An Exciting Pilot Taking Flight in NC

- Jimmy Treires

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 17

Stimulants 2021: Epidemiology, Effects and Treatments

- Richard A. Rawson

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CST

Session 15

DEAI - What does this mean for the mental health community?

- AJ French

**this session was not recorded**

Session 18

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis: Overview, Efficacy, Implementation

- Harry J. Sivec / Valerie Kreider

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Tuesday 8/24/2021 Thursday 8/26/2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST

Session 19

Effective Supervision: Evaluating CRSS Performance

- Tanya Cooley

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session  22

Community Supervision of Persons with Complex Diagnosis to Support Outcomes

- Helen Harberts

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Session 20

Defining and Understanding Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (I/ECMH)

- Allison Lowe-Fotos / Michelle Lee Murrah

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session  23

Expanding Crisis Services in Rural Areas

- Chaz Canter / Margaret Sterling

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CST

Session 21

Research Evidence-Based Practices: The Road to IPS

- Lisa A. Razzano

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Session 24

Intro to Individual Placement and Support (IPS)

- Mary Schepler

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Tuesday 8/31/2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST

Session 25

Nutrition and Exercise for Wellness and Recovery (NEW-R)

- Darius McKinney

*Recording Link Coming Soon*

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Information

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for active participation in live sessions for the following titles:

Illinois Certification Board d/b/a Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association Inc.:

  • Counselor I or II
  • Preventionist I or II
  • CARS I or II
  • CODP I or II or III
  • CCJP I or II
  • CAAP I or II
  • CRSS I or II
  • CRSS-E
  • ATE
  • CPRS I or II
  • MAATP I or II
  • RDDP
  • CFPP I or II
  • NCRS I or II

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation:

  • APN
  • RN
  • LPN
  • LNHA
  • LSW
  • LCSW
  • LPC
  • LCPC

Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities

(Continuing Education Credit):

  • o QIDP

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification:

  • o CRC

CEU Disclaimer:

In order to be eligible for CEUs, participants must attend the live Conference sessions. CEUs are not being offered for viewing the recorded sessions. Post training surveys must be completed after each live training attended. Surveys must be completed by 09/15/2021 in order to qualify for CEUs. Participants whose surveys are received after this date will not be awarded CEUs. CEUs cannot be awarded for audio participation only. Attendees must access the presentations on screen as well as audio. WebEx software will be used to monitor participation. Participants determined to not be actively participating/viewing will not be awarded CEUs at the discretion of the Department.

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