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2018 Annual Conference — Handouts
2018 IARP Annual Conference – Conference Schedule
IARP Annual Conference

Handouts in Order of Session

Thursday, October 25

(01) SEAK Training: How to Be an Effective Expert Witness
Nadine Nasser Donovan Esq.

  • No Handouts Provided

(02) Applying Resilience Counseling Theory to Improve Rehabilitation Outcomes 
Lori A. Cowan, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Life Care Planner, & American Board of Disability Analysts - Fellow

  • No Handouts Provided

(03) Expert Presentation: How to Look, Feel, Speak and Be the Part.
Rebecca Busch, RN, MBA, CCM, CFE, CPC, CHPA-IV , CRMA, CICA, FIALCP, FHFMA

  • No Handouts Provided

(04) Neuropsychological Management of Concussions and Interdisciplinary Management of Chronic Pain 
Sara Schara, PhD, Shilpa Kasuganti, MD, Darcy Alexander, PhD

  • No Handouts Provided

Friday, October 26

(101) SSVE Training Fundamentals: Using Tools and Knowledge to Testify (SVP 1-4)
Toni McFarland, MA, CRC, LPC, CAADC; Michelle Aliff; Matt Sprong; Mike Blankenship; Debbie Civils; Michelle M. Weiss; Julie Sawyer-Little; Kate Jet; Dr. Lloyd


(102) Building Blocks of Transition Services: IEPs and Transition Plans
Lisa Byrne, MA, CRC, LCPC, PVE, Licensed Interpreter for the Deaf


(103) Avoiding a Motion to Preclude a Life Care Plan 
Christine Reid, PhD, CRC, CLCP, Susan Riddick-Grisham, RN, BA, CLCP

  • No Handouts Provided

(104) Issues and Intricacies of the Forensic Evaluation of a Younger Adult with Advanced Education and Training, but No Work History
Mitchell Schmidt


(105) Maximizing Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Candy Terfertiller, PT, DPT, NCS


(201) Life Care Planning Ethics and Contingencies 
Dr. Michael Lacerte, MDCM, M.Sc., FRCPC, CCRC, DESS; Warren Comeau, BA, RRP, CCRC, CVRP(F), (F)CARP

  • No Handouts Provided

(202) Drug and Work Place Tolerances: Venn Analyses Based on Research and Implications 
Linda Stein, MBA, Ed.M., CRC, CCM

  • No Handouts Provided

(203) Independent Educational Evaluations in Rehabilitation Matters: An Endangered but Enduring Procedural Safeguard 
Steve Imber


(204) SSVE Intermediate Training: Using Tools and Knowledge to Testify (SVP 5-7)
Toni McFarland, MA, CRC, LPC, CAADC; Michelle M. Weiss; Dr. Lloyd; Amy Vercillo; Todd Harden


(301) Workplace Ethics: Case Studies and Current Practices 
Carol Warren, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Doctor of Education


(302) Life Care Planning Consensus and Majority Statements, 2000 - 2018: Are They Still Relevant and Reliable?
Cloie Johnson, MEd; Dr. Jamie Pomeranz

  • No Handouts Provided

(304) Building Blocks of Transition Services: Vocational Evaluations of Special Education Students 
Bruce Bloom, MEd, CRC, CAS, IPEC


(305) Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities and Risks (SCOR): A Strategic Tool for Business, Personal, and Case Analyses 
Ann T. Neulicht, PhD, CRC, CLCP, CVE, CDMS, LPC, D/ABVE


(401) Caregiver Burden and Traumatic Brain Injury 
Dennis Zgaljardic, Ph.D.


(402) Wellness for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Mindfulness Approach 
Carl Sabo, Ph.D., CRC


(403) Vocational Assessment in the 21st Century: Assessing Transferrable Knowledge and Skills 
Frances Smith, E.D., CVE


(404) Role and Function of Life Care Planners 
Virgil May


(405) Where Will Your Business Be Without You? Planning for Business Succession 
Mila Carlson, PhD, MSHSA, RN, CNLCP, CMSP


Saturday, October 27

(501) Writing for Publication 
Tanya Rutherford-Owen, Ph.D., CRC, CLCP, CDMS, LPC


(502) Advances in Home Medical and Complex Rehab Technology Equipment 
Dave Kazynski


(503) Career Options in Private Sector Vocational Rehabilitation 
Anthony Morin, MA, CRC


(504) Adding Past Medical Bill Reviews to Your Practice: A Natural Addition to Life Care Planning 
Dawn Cook, RN, CNLCP, LNCP-C, CLCP, CDMES

  • No Handouts Provided

(505) SSVE Advanced Training: Using Tools and Knowledge to Testify (SVP 8-10)
Toni McFarland, MA, CRC, LPC, CAADC; Jeff Truthan; Michelle M. Weiss; Amy Vercillo; Matt Sprong; Michelle Aliff; Todd Harden


(601) Consideration of Medical Marijuana Inclusion in Life Care Planning: Implications and Challenges 
Dana Penilton, RN, BSN, CCM, CLCP; Tracy Albee, RN, LNCC, CLCP, FIALCP


(602) Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Hispanics: A Review of Factors Affecting Services
Daniela Guerra, CRC

  • No Handouts Provided

(603) Data-Driven Digital Rehabilitation: Its Importance and Benefits 
Scott Kim

  • No Handouts Provided

(604) Adding Civil Case Expertise to Case Management and Social Security Expert Practice 
Brad Coffey, M.Ed., MBA


(605) Pain Management in Life Care Planning: Opioid Management, Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulator 
Kimberly Kushner, MSN, RN, CRNP, CNLCO


(606) Implications for Practice Related to the Revised Position Paper of the Interdisciplinary Council on Vocational Evaluation and Assessment
Dr. Samuel Castiglione

  • No Handouts Provided

(701) Revisiting the IALCP Standards of Practice 
David Stewart,CRC, CLCP; Robert H. Taylor


(702) Crossing Over from SSVE to Non-Attorney Rep
Gilbert Spruance, MS, CRC, CCM, CVE, CLCP, MSCC, non-attorney representative; Karen Starr


(703) Preserving Our Workforce: Organizational Strategies for the Prevention and Management of Burnout 
Amber Ford, Ed.D., LCSW

  • No Handouts Provided

(704) Transferable Skills Analysis: A Vital Skill Set for SSVEs in the OIS Future
Allan Billehus, CRC, LPC


(705) Empirical Validation of Medical Equipment Replacement Values in Life Care Plans from DME Experts 
Irmo Marini, PhD, CRC, CLCP; Danielle Antol; Chia Vang; Elaine Mora


(706) Building Blocks of Transition Services: Independent Living Assessments 
Elizabeth Watson, MS, CRC, CCM, LCPC, CBIS


(801) Psychopharmacology 
Dr. Jewel Euto, LND, LPC, LMFT

  • No Handouts Provided

(802) Clinician and Legislative Advocate: How to use state, federal and regulatory government relations to improve service access for clients and expand your practice. 
Amy Vercillo, ScD, CRC, CDMS, LRC


(803) Pain Management Perspectives in the Catastrophically Injured Patient 
April Groff, PhD

  • No Handouts Provided

(804) The Future of Research in Life Care Planning: JLCP Content Analysis 
Aaron Mertes, MS, CRC, LMHC, CLCP


Lunch and Learn: Ethics, Empathy, & Encouragement
Keven Wilberding