2019 Conference of Kentucky APSE

Supported Employment Works!
October 23 – 25
Clarion Hotel Conference Center, Newtown Pike, Lexington
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Our conference will open with Lisette Johnson and Jenny Stonemeier.  Ms. Johnson resides in Monticello, Kentucky and will share her story of having worked in a sheltered workshop, for less than minimum wage, and how she was able to secure competitive integrated employment that she enjoys and what her life looks like now! Ms. Stonemeier is the Executive Director of APSE and will share Employment First from a national perspective. This opening session will explore the direction of our field and the impact it is having on real lives!

Pre-Conference, 10/23—A full day on Employment Supports for people who are blind or visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing

Conference 10/24—25—Opening and Closing Plenary sessions plus 16
concurrent sessions including: Separate Q&A sessions on Waivers, VR & IPS • Benefits Planning Resources You Can Use • What’s Really Expected in a PCEP? • Figuring Out Long Term Supports • Allyship • How to Avoid Burnout Among your Staff • How to Organize an Effective Employment Team • Workforce Development in Kentucky—How to Connect in Your Local Community • Disability History and Civil Rights • Transportation Resources • Engaging with Businesses to Grow You Network • Disability & Disclosure • Success Stories & more!

Our closing session will feature Margaret Gilbride, of the Boggs Center at Rutgers University, sharing ideas about the direction of our field and the real impact we can have every day! She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge & humor and will recharge our batteries for the work that lies ahead.

Join us for great information, networking, Trivia Night, Awards Breakfast,
Updates on what is going on in Kentucky and to support #EmploymentFirst!
11+ hours of continuing education available
CRC and 1.25 of Ethics pending!

Reduced fees for APSE members!   Early Bird Rate through October 7th!

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Overnight reservations can be made at the Clarion by calling 1-888-390-4918 and state you are with “APSE Annual Conference” or click here to book online. Reservations MUST be made by October 1st to guarantee the reduced rate of $104/night.