13th ANNUAL QIDP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE January 27, 2015
Doubletree Hotel, Alsip, IL
Once again we have an outstanding line up of speakers for our 13th Annual QIDP
Leadership Conference. We will be starting the morning off with our keynote
speakers, Mike Mayer and Sue Gabriel.
Mike is an expert on how to transform lives of people who have disabilities through
the implementation of best practice approaches and translating the philosophy of
Person Centered Planning into real lives in the real world.
Sue Gabriel is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who has published 2 books on dual
diagnosis and is a part of local, state and national level groups that have
developed a model mental health clinic for adults with co-occurring developmental
disabilities and mental health issues along with programs for persons with
disabilities and personality disorders.
Presentations for the QIDP Leadership Conference include:
Mike Mayer: “Why Person Centered Planning Matters and What You Can Do
About it Tomorrow”
Sue Gabriel: “Quandaries Understanding the Physical and Psychiatric Impacts on
Challenging Behaviors in Dual Diagnosis”
Mike Mayer: “Borderline and Counting: Dealing with the Special Pain Called
Borderline Personality Disorder”
Sue Gabriel: “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders”
Sherri Schneider: “Government Benefits-What’s New, What’s True: Q to Q”
Nicole Todd-Melquist: It’s My Life: The Self-Directed ISP”