Division of Developmental Disabilities

September 22-24, 2014
La Vista Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, Nebraska (near Omaha)
Colossal Conference for individuals with developmental disabilities, their parents or guardians, service providers, community professionals, state staff and others working with them.
Attending this conference will assist attendees in harnessing systems and resources to support people with developmental disabilities in living an enviable life.
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This training has not yet been approved for CEUs. A certificate of attendance will be provided to assist attendees in obtaining CEU credit through their credentialing bodies.

Here are the descriptions of two keynote presentation scheduled for Monday and Tuesday afternoons of the conference.

Creating Positive Outcomes, with Cathy Ficker Terrill, President and CEO of the Council on Quality and Leadership
Learn about measuring the presence of outcomes, aggregation of data for trend analysis and organizational change, using outcomes measurement to provide information for the design and provision of person-centered services, and share in a discussion about independent research with the personal outcomes data. The newest data allows us to understand which outcomes serve as predictors of quality of life.
Affecting the Moment at the Center, with Frank Pastizzo, President of Warm Up the Workplace, Inc.
Frank presents keynote addresses and powerful team building and leadership coaching to companies, health facilities, schools, factories, governmental organizations, banks, and many different associations nationwide. Seeing all services as human services, Mr. Pastizzo draws upon over thirty years of experience as an Emergency Room Technician, a high school English and Drama and Special Education Teacher, a Health Care Administrator, Marketing Executive, Professional Actor, Comic, and Musician. His energetic programs are sparked with comedy, live music, and poignant stories from the arenas of business, health care, and education to assist our workplaces in reflecting the values of kindness and respect.


Contact Us
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Division of Developmental Disabilities
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-8501

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