From Legislative Sessions to Conference Sessions
Upcoming Conference sessions on technology at the ARRM Annual Conference
Utilizing technology to not only provide opportunities for greater independence, but to also assist with the declining workforce is not necessarily a new topic, but it is one that has made it to the top of many individuals lists due to recently passed legislation in Minnesota.
Why is the topic of technology conversations so important? How is technology impacting the lives of individuals served? How is technology assisting with the declining workforce? These questions will all be answered in upcoming sessions at the 2018 ARRM Annual Conference.
ARRM Annual Conference: “When the Stakes Are High, Go All In!”
June 6 – 7, 2018 | Mystic Lake Casino | Prior Lake, MN
Learn how you can go “all in” for yourself, your family members, or the people you help support by checking out the following technology sessions at the 2018 ARRM Annual Conference. During these sessions, you will get an in-depth look at the stories behind the videos of recently published Technology Resource Center (TRC) video success stories. Learn how these individuals and organizations approached the conversation and planning process, how they managed change, and hear from staff and individuals on their feelings pre- and post-implementation.
The Story Behind “Technology Delivering Independence and Staff Efficiency”
The most recently published ARRM Technology Resource Center (TRC) success story video “Technology Delivering Independence and Staff Efficiency,”showcased Dungarvin Minnesota personnel and individuals supported by the use of technology and how their transition to alternative overnight supervision impacted their lives, work, and the organization.
During this session, attendees will hear from the individuals featured in the TRC video about the initial goals related to services for individuals with complex medical needs, the impact on staffing, how they assessed success and/or need for changes, unexpected things they learned over time, and how it increased independence—from beginning conversations through today. The session will conclude with an opportunity for audience questions to the panel.
The Story Behind “Making a Plan to Use Technology”
Hear from a panel of individuals featured in the TRC video story “Making a Plan to Use Technology” about what their transition to technology supports looked like from beginning conversations through measuring outcomes.
The session will go over the initial goals related to services for Angie and others in CCRI’s Independent by Design program (IBD), the different technology they used, how they assessed success and/or the need for changes, unexpected things they learned over time, and what changes they made and why. The panel will be available to answer questions at the conclusion of the session.
The Story Behind “Remote Support – It Starts with a Conversation”
Learn more about transitioning to remote support technology from a panel of Home and Community Options personnel and team members featured in the TRC video “Remote Support – It Starts with a Conversation”.
Panel members will share what technology supports they tried, how they measured success, unexpected things they learned, and what changes they made and why. There will be an opportunity for audience questions and discussion at the end of the session.