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Illinois Guardianship Association Conference
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Location: Michael Bilandic Building
160 North LaSalle, 5th Floor Auditorium, Room C500
Chicago, IL

Register for this FREE Conference by May 10, 2018 below.

AGENDA

  • 8:00 to 8:45 “Illinois Guardianship Association Annual Meeting” – Room N502
    Registration Begins – 5th Floor Auditorium – Room C500
  • 8:45 to 9: Welcome and Announcements – Auditorium – Room C500
    Bill Scheidemantel, Attorney and President, Illinois Guardianship Association
  • 9:00 to 10:15: “The Emerging Practice of Court-Assisted Out-Patient Treatment
    Mark Epstein, Attorney
  • 10:15 to 10:30: Break
  • 10:30 to 11:45: “Neuropsychological Evaluations of Capacity
    Dr. Steven Rothke, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science,
    Northwestern University, Hayley M. Amsbaugh, M.S., Rosalind Franklin University Medical School, Michigan Avenue Neuropsychologists
  • 11:45 to 1: Lunch
  • 1:00 to 2:15: “Person Centered Planning
    Kit, O’Brien Cota, Life Choices Program Manager, Il. Dept. of Human Services
    Andrea Medley, Life Choices Statewide Coordinator, Il. Dept. of Human Services
  • 1:00 to 2:15. Concurrent Practicing Guardians Session – Room N502
    “Statutory and Case Law Updates”
    Attorney Dan Deneen, McLean County Public Guardian
    Attorney Sherri Rudy, Rockford, IL.
  • 2:15 p.m.: Break
  • 2:30 to 3:45: “At the Intersection: Persons with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System
    Amy Watson, Professor, UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work.
  • 3:45 to 4:45: “Becoming Part of the Solution: Adapting the Law Enforcement Approach Through CIT
    Anthony Rigano, Detective, Major Investigations Division, including managing the CIT Unit, Victim Services and the “We Can Help” Initiative, Elgin Police Department
  • 4:45: Wrap-up, Evaluations and CEUs

THIS IS A PAPERLESS CONFERENCE
Detailed conference information and handouts will be posted on the IGA’s website a week prior
This program is sponsored by:
THE ILLINOIS GUARDIANSHIP ASSOCIATION AND THE ILLINOIS GUARDIANSHIP AND ADVOCACY COMMISSION

Questions or Comments? Please email us at igainfo101@gmail.com
CEUs approval pending for National Certified Guardians, QIDPs, LSWs, LCSWs, OT, PT and NH Administrators; MCLE approval is pending;
General Certificates of Attendance will also be available.
IGA is an affiliate of the National Guardianship Association http://www.guardianship.org/

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