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Call for Presentations for Therap’s 2016 National Conference!

Hello Therapites!

We are offering an opportunity to any Therap user who is interested in presenting either in a seminar/tutorial or panel discussion format. Therap users can also include surveyors, families, state caseworkers or others who are interacting with agencies using Therap. The goal of the conference is to share best practices and innovation in the use of Therap. Attendees and Presenters will have the opportunity to share and collaborate with current, new, and potential users of the system.

Some suggested topics for presentations are:

  • Getting the buy in for Therap at your agency
  • Agency Guidelines for Use – In particular agencies which can share written policy guidelines
  • The transition to paperless
  • Time and Cost Savings
  • Implementing Therap as a state
  • Implementing Therap as a county
  • Working with unified individuals
  • Addressing Quality Assurance Standards
  • Quality of Documentation and Care
  • Dealing with certification and surveyors
  • Working with Families
  • Sharing data between agencies
  • Using Therap Global Library
  • Staff hiring and training issues
  • Interface with other industry systems (College of Direct Support, accounting packages, etc)
  • State specific issues
  • IT, hardware and infrastructure issues
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Using mobile devices
  • Writing policies about electronic documentation
  • Discussions on how your agency uses specific modules

You may submit your presentation proposal dealing with any of the topics listed above or any other area that addresses your experiences with the Therap System.

Your proposal should include the following information:

  1. Contact information for presenters including: names, academic degrees, titles, affiliations, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses (e-mail correspondence is preferred). Please list only the names of presentation authors who will be speaking at the conference.
  2. Please describe the presentation format. Please be advised that due to time and space limitations, Therap Services, LLC reserves the right to determine the length and format of each session.
  3. Title of your presentation

Abstract/Session Description:

  1. Include a 1 paragraph abstract of the proposed conference presentation.
  2. Provide a concise 1 – 2 sentence session description that may be used in our conference brochure and schedule.

Deadline and Acknowledgment of Submissions:

Please submit your abstract with cover sheet soon to National2016@therapservices.net for consideration. Notification of acceptance will be provided via phone or e-mail.

Note: We have an early decision deadline of August 15, 2015. Presenters will receive a complimentary conference registration. Agencies may submit multiple individuals and may receive multiple complimentary registrations.

For more information, please contact us National2016@therapservices.net

2016 National Conference Details & Registration

Thank you,
Justin Brockie
Chief Operating Officer
Therap Services, LLC.

Call for Presentations for Therap’s 2016 National Conference!

Hello Therapites!

We are offering an opportunity to any Therap user who is interested in presenting either in a seminar/tutorial or panel discussion format. Therap users can also include surveyors, families, state caseworkers or others who are interacting with agencies using Therap. The goal of the conference is to share best practices and innovation in the use of Therap. Attendees and Presenters will have the opportunity to share and collaborate with current, new, and potential users of the system.

Some suggested topics for presentations are:

  • Getting the buy in for Therap at your agency
  • Agency Guidelines for Use – In particular agencies which can share written policy guidelines
  • The transition to paperless
  • Time and Cost Savings
  • Implementing Therap as a state
  • Implementing Therap as a county
  • Working with unified individuals
  • Addressing Quality Assurance Standards
  • Quality of Documentation and Care
  • Dealing with certification and surveyors
  • Working with Families
  • Sharing data between agencies
  • Using Therap Global Library
  • Staff hiring and training issues
  • Interface with other industry systems (College of Direct Support, accounting packages, etc)
  • State specific issues
  • IT, hardware and infrastructure issues
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Using mobile devices
  • Writing policies about electronic documentation
  • Discussions on how your agency uses specific modules

You may submit your presentation proposal dealing with any of the topics listed above or any other area that addresses your experiences with the Therap System.

Your proposal should include the following information:

  1. Contact information for presenters including: names, academic degrees, titles, affiliations, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses (e-mail correspondence is preferred). Please list only the names of presentation authors who will be speaking at the conference.
  2. Please describe the presentation format. Please be advised that due to time and space limitations, Therap Services, LLC reserves the right to determine the length and format of each session.
  3. Title of your presentation

Abstract/Session Description:

  1. Include a 1 paragraph abstract of the proposed conference presentation.
  2. Provide a concise 1 – 2 sentence session description that may be used in our conference brochure and schedule.

Deadline and Acknowledgment of Submissions:

Please submit your abstract with cover sheet soon to National2016@therapservices.net for consideration. Notification of acceptance will be provided via phone or e-mail.

Note: We have an early decision deadline of August 15, 2015. Presenters will receive a complimentary conference registration. Agencies may submit multiple individuals and may receive multiple complimentary registrations.

For more information, please contact us National2016@therapservices.net

2016 National Conference Details & Registration

Thank you,
Justin Brockie
Chief Operating Officer
Therap Services, LLC.

By |2016-11-03T09:56:39+00:00May 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Therap’s Chicago Conference a Success!

It was great to see many Illinois and Indiana agencies represented at Therap’s Chicago conference last week.  We had a good mix of new and experienced Therap users, which made our sessions very user driven.  There were lots of great networking opportunities and I hope that everyone got all of their questions answered.  Thanks to our team and our wonderful customers for another great conference!

Michelle :)

Jeff Case in the plenary session on Day 1.

Jeff Case is kicking the conference off with the plenary session!

 

 

By |2016-11-03T09:56:40+00:00May 3rd, 2015|Categories: Conferences, Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You’ve trained HOW MANY people this month?

Calvin has been busy Theraping across the Central states, sharing his knowledge and training many new agencies and employees.  I talked with Calvin this morning at our training for Clarity Care in Wisconsin and he told me that he has trained 1,747 people to use Therap this month alone!  This includes direct care staff, supervisors, managers, nurses, administrators, etc.

This picture shows how important it is to Calvin that each agency has a great experience with learning how to use the Therap system:

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Today, we trained at the Marshfield Library.  We were in the basement, which also had several displays on “The Birds of Wisconsin.”  Here are a few pictures:

 

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Michelle :)

 

 

 

By |2016-11-03T09:56:40+00:00March 31st, 2015|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , |0 Comments

INARF and WALA conferences

I spent the majority of last week between the INARF and WALA Spring Conferences in Indianapolis and the Wisconsin Dells respectively.  This was a great opportunity to visit with our many Therap customers and to connect with some new friends!

Here is some information about INARF from their website:

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INARF is the principal membership organization in Indiana representing providers of services to people with disabilities. Our members serve over 50,000 Indiana citizens annually and employ over 14,500 full-time employees. For 40 years, INARF has maintained positive work relationships with governmental agencies responsible for human service programs, promoted networking and professional development opportunities for members, and provided leadership and support in the promotion of quality programs for persons with disabilities. INARF is committed to strengthening the system of services and supports for Hoosiers with disabilities.

VISION: We envision a sustainable network of provider agencies delivering high quality services to support the aspirations of all people with disabilities.

MISSION: We work to influence the disabilities services industry by presenting a unified voice and by building the capabilities of member agencies to deliver quality services and supports.

VALUES:

  • Individuals with disabilities must have timely access to a full range of services and supports.
  • Individuals with disabilities must have a range of options from which to select services and supports.
  • The selection of services and service providers by individuals with disabilities must be driven by consumer choice.

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And here is an overview of WALA:

Mission

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association’s mission is to support providers in enhancing the best quality of life for residents in assisted living in Wisconsin through advocacy, education, communication, and quality initiatives.

Vision

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association’s vision is to be the foremost choice for assisted living providers and supportive partners in Wisconsin.

Values

WALA subscribes to a ten-point philosophy of care. We believe that every provider should be:

  1. Offering cost-effective quality care that is personalized for individual needs
  2. Fostering independence for each resident
  3. Treating each resident with dignity and respect
  4. Promoting the individuality of each resident
  5. Allowing each resident choice of care and lifestyle
  6. Protecting each resident’s right to privacy
  7. Nurturing the spirit of each resident
  8. Involving family and friends, as appropriate, in care planning and implementation
  9. Providing a safe, residential environment
  10. Making the assisted living residence a valuable community asset

Therap appreciates the wonderful relationship we have with both provider associations.  The conferences were well attended and I look forward to attending these great events next year!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:40+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Last Week in Madison

Jeff Covington and I spent most of last week in the Madison area working with the team at Central Wisconsin Center to get their ISP Programs entered into Therap.  They are quickly approaching their April 1 “Go Live” date with Therap.

Learning how to enter ISP Programs!

Learning how to enter ISP Programs!

Jeff and I were also able to walk around the downtown area with the nice weather we were having. Here are a couple more photographs from our visit:

Overlooking the city of Madison and ice fishing!

City of Madison and ice fishing!

Capitol Building!

Capitol Building!

It was a great week in Madison!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:40+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: General, Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Upcoming Information Sessions

Hi Everyone!
I wanted to communicate that I have scheduled several Information Sessions for the following states:  Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.  If you are looking for a web based electronic documentation system, you have come to the right place!  If you are already a Therap customer, consider forwarding this information to an agency that is ready to see some of the benefits Therap has to offer!

Therap is a web-based electronic documentation system that fulfills your record keeping needs and improves the service-related communication at your agency. You’ll notice an overall increase in the quality of care you provide to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Training and Implementation team of Therap also makes sure you have a smooth transition to using our applications and that your front-line workers are comfortable with it.

Therap provides electronic forms for incident reporting, health and medical records, support plans, goal tracking, daily logs, progress notes, incident reporting, Employment History and lots of reports. Other than HIPAA compliance and improved communication, you’ll notice that having an efficient documentation management system also improves surveys and audits! There are also modules for Medicaid billing, staff training/certifications management and more!

Illinois:
3/3/15 10am/1pm CST
4/9/15, 10am/1pm CST

Wisconsin:
3/5/15 10am/1pm CST
4/15/15, 10am/1pm CST

Indiana:
3/4/15 10am/1pm CST
4/14/15, 10am/1pm CST

Michigan
3/24/15 10am/2pm EST
4/16/15, 10am/2pm EST

Contact  me, Michelle Saunders,  at michelle.saunders@therapservices.net to sign up for any Information Session.
(This is an online meeting, and requires no registration fees.)

Thanks!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:40+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Time to sign up for the Chicago Conference!

Therap’s conference in Schiller Park, Illinois is scheduled for 4-28 and 4-29.  We are excited to visit with agencies in this region to show some current and new pieces of the system.  Here is a little overview of what you can look forward to:

Event highlights include:

  • Incident and Event Reports
  • Health and Appointment Tracking
  • Medication Administration Records
  • Face Sheets and Emergency Data forms
  • Secure Communications
  • System Administration
  • Sessions focused on implementation and effective use
  • New Employment module
  • Health Plus
  • Local User sessions
  • Implementation Panel
  • and much more!

Ready to register?  Click here.

 

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:41+00:00February 16th, 2015|Categories: Announcement, Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Time to Register for Therap’s National Conference!

We’ve set the dates for our next National Conference for January 27-29, 2015. We also have moved the location to Atlanta, Georgia, where we hope our users from all over the country will come together to share their knowledge and experiences. This is also a chance to see what is new in Therap and what lies ahead!

Register Now by clicking here

The conference will include:
A Reception for Arriving Attendees on January 26, 2015
Training for All Levels of Users, from Beginners to Advanced
Reception for Therap Certified Trainers
Introduction to New Modules and Mobile Apps
Interactive Discussions and Q&A on Therap Usage and Best Practices
Presentations from Therap Users from Different Service Providers
Brainstorming About the Future Needs of the ID/DD Services Industry
It’s also a great opportunity for you to network with people from agencies across the country and share experiences.

Please be in touch if you have any questions about the conference. Conference schedules will be available soon!

Michelle :)

Training at St. Coletta’s of Illinois!

Calvin and I are here this morning training St. Coletta’s of Illinois in Tinley Park, IL. What an awesome agency! They are starting with T-Logs, Health Tracking, Wage Tracking, GERs and S-Comms. Training started at 7am and we have some great learning going on!!!

My new friend John is learning all about Therap!!

These employees are motivated and ready!!!

To learn more about St. Coletta’s of Illinois, click here.

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:42+00:00July 16th, 2014|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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