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MAY 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

Partner Events

TUES | MAY 5 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  (EVENT POSTPONED)
LANSING, MI | Hosted by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services & The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
This conference will broaden and deepen your understanding of the crucial elements of Self-Direction and the importance of Self-Determination in Behavioral Health.
Call for Presentations Submission Form - Submission Deadline January 31, 2020
 
 
TUES | MAY 5 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
ASD Differential Diagnosis in Young Children
WEBINAR | This half day webinar-based course is offered on two dates (4/28/2020 & 5/5/2020). Please select the one date that works best for your schedule. This course is designed to provide professionals advanced training in differential and comorbid diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in toddlers and young children. The focus of this course will surround best practice use of ASD assessment tools and assessment of common differential and comorbid conditions for young children. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
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WED | MAY 13 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
WEBINAR | Hosted by MORC
Join for an opportunity to be reminded of the value of the Direct Support Professional role and how the tenets of a Culture of Gentleness can help navigate you through the increased demands resulting from social distancing and the emotional toll this societal change has created.
 
 
THURS | MAY 21
DETROIT, MI | Hosted by United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Detroit. Scholarships are available for parents and persons with disabilities.
Call for Presenters - Submission Deadline January 7, 2020
 

JUNE 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | JUNE 2 & 3 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm   (EVENT POSTPONED)
Independent Facilitator Training
MARQUETTE | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Marquette Event Flyer
Click here to register by May 22, 2020

 

THURS | JUNE 4 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Empowerment Education: Legislative Advocacy for Direct Support Professionals
WEBINAR | This free training module was developed for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) interested in making positive changes in policies that directly affect their work. These issues include low wages, high turnover, and a lack of portable training. This module will teach DSPs how to effectively advocate for change. 
Event Flyer
Click here to register by June 2, 2020

 

WED | JUNE 24 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MI-SIBS: Person Centered Planning and Charting the LifeCourse
WEBINAR | A webinar on how person centered planning (PCP) identifies the individual's strengths, goals, choices, and support needs, as well as their desired outcomes. PCP leads to a plan where choices and preferences are honored.
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Partner Events

TUES | JUNE 2 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Coping with COVID-19 for Direct Support Professionals
WEBINAR | This webinar is designed for direct support professionals supporting people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It will explore the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ways to cope with these stressors and find ways to still thrive will be explored.
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TUES | JUNE 2 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Macomb County ACES Job Fair: A job fair for individuals with disabilities
CLINTON TOWNSHIP | This free event will provide you with the chance to interview with some of Macomb County's top employers.
ACES Job Fair Event Flyer
Click here to register by March 20, 2020

 

TUES | JUNE 2 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Tool Usage and Data Integration in ASD Evaluations: Part I Young Child
WEBINAR | Part I of this two-part webinar-based course is designed to provide mental health professionals with advanced understanding of tool use and data integration for accurate differential and comorbid diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in toddlers. Attendance is suggested but required at Part I and Part II. To receive CE credit attendance for the full session is required. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
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MON | JUNE 8 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Coping with COVID-19 for People Receiving Supports
WEBINAR | In this session we will talk about how hard things are because of COVID-19. What is true and not true will be talked about. There will be time for questions and comments and some fun as well.
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TUES | JUNE 9 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Tool Usage and Data Integration in ASD Evaluations: Part II School-Aged Children, Teens, & Young Adults
WEBINAR | Part II of this two-part webinar-based course is designed to provide mental health professionals with advanced understanding of tool use and data integration for accurate differential and comorbid diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in school-aged children, teens, and young adults. Attendance is suggested but required at Part I and Part II. To receive CE credit attendance for the full session is required. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
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WED | JUNE 10 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
When The ADOS-2 Cannot Be Scored: ASD Evaluation with Sensory and Motoric Impairment
WEBINAR | This webinar will address ASD evaluation recommendations when the ADOS-2 cannot be scored due to sensory impairments, including visual and hearing impairments, or motoric limitations. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
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MON | JUNE 15 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Coping with COVID-19 for Families
WEBINAR | This webinar will explore the unique stressors of COVID-19 and their particular impact on families of children of all ages with disabilities. Coping strategies will be explored and stories shared.
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MON | JUNE 22 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Dealing with Grief and Loss
WEBINAR | The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating. This webinar will explore the effects of the loss and honor those who have lost their lives. Materials for such honoring will be shared.
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JULY 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

 

Partner Events

None at this time


AUGUST 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | AUGUST 18 & 19 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
FLINT | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Flint Event Flyer
Click here to register by August 7, 2020

 

TUES & WED | AUGUST 18 & 19 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independent Facilitator Training
GAYLORD | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Gaylord Event Flyer
Click here to register by August 7, 2020

 

THURS | AUGUST 20 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MI-SIBS: Home and Community Based Services Rule Guide for Individuals and Family Members
WEBINAR | A webinar presenting information on the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Rule. This rule was released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the quality of community mental health services.
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Partner Events

WED | AUGUST 12 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Common Errors in ASD Evaluation: Lessons Learned from Second Opinion Evaluations
WEBINAR | This webinar will address commonly seen errors and issues arising in second opinion ASD evaluations. This webinar is hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
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WED, THURS, & FRI | AUGUST 19 - 21 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (EVENT RESCHEDULED TO AUGUST 18-20, 2021)
2020 Gentle Teaching International Conference
ANN ARBOR | Join the nearly 400 attendees from around the world to learn and be inspired by how Gentle Teaching principles are being applied in many areas and across many disciplines.
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SEPTEMBER 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | SEPTEMBER 29 & 30 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm   (RESCHEDULED EVENT)
Independent Facilitator Training
KALAMAZOO | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
Kalamazoo Event Flyer
Click here to register by September 11, 2020

 

 

Partner Events

None at this time


OCTOBER 2020

MI-DDI Events

TUES & WED | OCTOBER 6 & 7 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm   (RESCHEDULED EVENT)
Independent Facilitator Training
WEST BRANCH | IF Training hosted by The Arc of Midland and MI-DDI. Attendees must be 18+, able to pass background check, and not employed by a Community Mental Health or a contracted provider agency.
West Branch Event Flyer
Click here to register by September 11, 2020

 

WED  | OCTOBER 14 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MI-SIBS: Adult Sibling Panel
WEBINAR | A webinar where a panel of adults will discuss their experience as siblings of individuals with disabilities. Panelists will share their concerns and opportunities to support their siblings with disabilities.
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Partner Events

THURS, FRI, & SAT | OCTOBER 1, 2, & 3
2020 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference
DENVER | Click here for more information
Call for Presenters: Click here for more information


 

NOVEMBER 2020

MI-DDI Events

None at this time

 

 

Partner Events

MON & TUES | NOVEMBER 23 & 24
10th Annual Michigan College Access Network Conference
LANSING | The conference provides an opportunity for community and education leaders to meet, share ideas and participate in educational workshops meant to increase college readiness, participation, and completion in their community. It is anticipated that nearly 500 college access professionals, educators, and community leaders will attend! 
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