Only a week remaining for the State Conference in North Platte, Nebraska

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We are just a week away for the State Conference in North Platte, Nebraska. The conference is scheduled to take place on October 8, 2019. This event will provide a great opportunity to network with the people from the developmental disabilities service industry and to share knowledge amongst colleagues. Therap experts Bonnie Sorrells, Caiti Woodburn, Catherine Hauser, Heather Thornton, Jeremy Gibson, and Kristen Staiert will walk you through the event.

Click here to know more about what will be discussed in each session.

Conference highlights will include:

  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced level training
  • Health Tracking Records
  • Medication Administration Records (MAR)
  • Incident Reporting
  • Interactive discussions
  • Provider Administration
  • Integrated Billing
  • Electronic Visit Verification documentation for compliance with 21st Century CURES Act
  • Q & A and user sessions

Join this amazing one day conference and grab a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state. Visit our state page to know what we have in store for the users in Nebraska.

Hurry up! Registration ends on October 5, 2019. Save your seat now.

Only a Week Remaining for the Regional Conference in Wichita, Kansas

It is that time of the year! Therap Regional Conference in Wichita, Kansas is less than a week away. The conference is scheduled for September 23-24, 2019 and will be held at the Hotel at Old Town. This event is going to be two days full of sessions for Kansas and Oklahoma users and a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state. Therap experts Catherine, Heather, Stacy, Jeremy, and Bonnie will walk you through the conference and will answer questions that you may have.

The Kansas Therap Community consists of residential, day, employment, case management, community developmental disability organization (CDDO), and pharmacy providers and continues to grow. Over 40 service organizations throughout the state use Therap solutions for documentation, improved support team communication, reporting, billing, and more!

Know the hosts:

Catherine Hauser is a Training and Implementation Specialist at Therap. Her experience in the developmental disabilities field began in 2005 in Illinois as a Direct Support Person. Prior to joining Therap she also served as chairperson to the Human Rights Committee. 

Heather Thornton is a Billing Specialist at Therap. She has worked in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability (I/DD) field for over 4 years in various capacities. At her previous agency, Heather helped to implement Therap from T-Logs to Billing

Stacy Wilson is currently a Business Development Consultant here at Therap. She joined Therap Services back in 2016. She began her work serving individuals in the I/DD field in 2007 as a Direct Support Professional, followed by roles in program coordination, and most recently served as the Assistant Director at Harmony House Care Homes in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Jeremy Gibson works as a Training Specialist at Therap. He began working in the Developmental Disability field since the year 2011. He has been a Direct Care employee and later on worked as a Training Coordinator. 

Bonnie Sorrells is a Training & Implementation Specialist. She joined Therap Services in 2018. She previously worked for Ouachita Enrichment Centers in South Arkansas as the Director of Adult Services and HIPAA Coordinator for 15 years during which she received training in HIPAA, behavioral planning, case management, medication management, and supported employment.

Click here to save your seat.

Click here to know more about what Therap has in store for the users in Kansas.

Regional Conference in Columbus, Ohio

Therap is happy to announce the Regional Conference in Columbus, Ohio for 2019. The conference will be on August 5-6. This two-day event will be full of sessions by Ohio Therap experts and a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state.

The event will be a good place to learn about recent developments in the Therap system, as well as individual support documentation and reporting, electronic health records (EHR) and training management from the technology leader in the developmental disabilities field. The training intensive event will include beginner, intermediate, and advanced level sessions conducted by Therap experts on various Therap modules.

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Business Intelligence Dashboards
  • Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)-making it work in Ohio
  • Better Goal and Outcome Tracking
  • Better Behavior Data
  • Incident Reporting
  • eMAR
  • Person-Centered Planning

About the presenters:

Michelle Saunders is a Business Development Consultant at Therap. She has worked in the non-profit sector with agencies supporting persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health diagnosis since 1995. Michelle was instrumental in implementing Therap at her agency and also completed grant applications and led statewide training efforts for the Missouri College of Direct Support.

Catherine Hauser is a Training and Implementation Specialist at Therap. Her experience in the developmental disabilities field began in 2005 in Illinois as a Direct Support Person. Catherine introduced Therap to her agency and was able to see both the immediate and long-lasting benefits offered by all of Therap’s services.

Click here to register for the event.

Click here to know what Therap has in store for Ohio.

Kansas Therap Community: Topeka Area User Group

Join our upcoming Kansas Therap Community: Topeka Area User Group discussion and workshop focused on your state and region on May 14, 2019. Our Therap Community User Group will take place from 10 AM to 2 PM (CDT). This event will be hosted by Easterseals Capper Foundation in Topeka, Kansas. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.

Discussion Content:
– System and State Updates
– User Discussion: Bring your ideas and tips to share
– Q&A and In-Person Support From Therap Staff

About the presenters:

Stacy Wilson is a Business Development Consultant at Therap. She began her work serving individuals in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) field in 2007 as a Direct Support Professional, followed by roles in program coordination, and most recently serving as the Assistant Director at Harmony House Care Homes in Blue Springs, Missouri. She led the transition to a paperless system at HHCH and has first-hand experience with how much of an impact Therap Services can have at every level of service delivery within an organization.

Bonnie Sorrells is a Training and Implementation Specialist at Therap. She previously worked for Ouachita Enrichment Centers in South Arkansas as The Director of Adult Services and HIPAA Coordinator for 15 years during which she received training in HIPAA, behavioral planning, case management, medication management, and supported employment. Bonnie has been working with the Therap system at her prior agency since 2013 as the administrator and primary Therap in-house trainer.

Click here to register.

Click here to know more about Kansas state.

 

 

Missouri Therap Community: SEMO Area User Group

Only 2 weeks remaining for the user group meeting for Missouri Therap Community: SEMO Area User. The user group meeting will take place on Thursday, April 18th from 10 am -2 pm (CDT) and will be hosted by Specialty Products & Services (SPS). Our Therap expert Stacy will walk you through the user group meeting and will answer questions that you may have.

Join our Missouri Therap Community for a day which will have user discussion and workshops focused on your specific state and region!

Event highlights will include:

  • System and State Updates
  • User Discussion: Bring your ideas and tips to share!
  • Q&A and In-Person Support From Therap Staff

Know the host:

Stacy Wilson joined the Therap Services team as a Business Development Consultant in 2016. She began her work serving individuals in the I/DD field in 2007 as a Direct Support Professional, followed by roles in program coordination, and most recently serving as the Assistant Director at Harmony House Care Homes in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Click here to register for the user group meeting.

State Conferences in Nebraska are Coming Your Way

Therap team is coming to  Nebraska for a state conference. We have scheduled to host one of our state conferences in Lincoln, Nebraska on November 27, 2018, at The Lincoln Marriott Airport Cornhusker Hotel and the other in Kearney, Nebraska which is going to take place on November 29, 2018, at Younes Conference Center.

and to Users in the area are invited to join us to learn about the latest Therap updates including Electronic Visit Verification for upcoming Federal regulations and new Business Intelligence Dashboards for tracking health and billing data. The conference is going to be a day full of sessions by Therap experts and it will offer a chance to network with counterparts from across the State of Nebraska. Know how Therap is working with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and implementing state-wide solutions for improved and efficient services to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Cornhusker State.

This conference will help the users to meet and troubleshoot, network, discuss state and regional issues, and clarify and learn about the latest Therap releases.

Join our regional conference to learn more!

The session will include:

  • Beginner, intermediate, and advanced level training
  • Therap Health Tracking Records
  • Medication Administration Records (MAR)
  • Incident Reporting
  • Provider Administration
  • Integrated Billing
  • Electronic Visit Verification documentation for compliance with 21st Century CURES Act

Leah Sewel, Tracy Linko and Calvin Christensen will walk you through the modules in the conference.

Leah Sewel who is a Senior State Implementation Specialist, worked with Therap Services since 2012, starting out in a training role. Leah has worked in the Human Services field since 1999, providing comprehensive services to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnosis.

Tracy Linko who is a State Implementation Specialist, joined the Therap Services Team as a Billing Specialist in 2016. She assisted her previous agency in implementing Therap and was the Therap subject matter expert in addition to her duties as Finance Manager.

Calvin Christensen who is a Business Development Consultant in Therap joined Therap Services in 2014 and began working in the mental health and developmental disabilities field in 2010. Calvin worked for an agency in Nebraska who provided services to adults who were considered high risk.

Click here to register now!

*To learn more, please visit our Nebraska state page.

Therap- A Proud Sponsor of 2018 Oklahoma APSE Conference

Therap is a Proud sponsor of 2018 Oklahoma APSE Conference which will be held in Tulsa Technology Center, Owasso Campus 10800 N. 140th East Ave. in Owasso, on September 25, 2018. The mission of the conference is to:

  • Promote mainstream employment opportunities for people with disabilities
  • Encourage the use of best practices and ethical standards in the delivery of employment services
  • Advocate for national, state, and local policy development to enhance the social and economic participation of people with disabilities in the community
  • Educate the public and the business community on the value of employing workers with disabilities
  • Provide advocacy and education for supported employment professionals, supported workers and their families
  • Publish the advance and working out newsletters for members

The conference will be an excellent avenue for sharing and exchanging information between provider agencies that promotes quality support and services to persons with disabilities across the state of Oklahoma. Therap’s system is robust, I/DD providers receive many options that go beyond simply providing a software solution. Therap takes it a step further by offering expertise plus a very flexible out-of-the-box-ready documentation system that is delivered with State-specific requirements.

Make sure to stop by our booth!

Therap is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Coleman Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology

Therap Services is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Coleman Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology to be held in Broomfield, Colorado on October 3, 2018. Attendees include leaders from diverse groups involved in technology development, promotion, utilization and policy. These groups include; academia, industry, state and federal agencies, self-advocates and family members; software developers, engineers and service providers.

Stop by our booth to talk about how our documentation software will work for people receiving services through the Colorado Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

To know more about what Therap has in store for the state of Colorado, visit our state page.

1 month remaining for 2nd Annual Therap National Certified Trainers Summit in Missouri!

Have you registered yet?

This year’s Therap Certified Trainer Summit will be in Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis St. Charles in Missouri and is less than a month away. This event will focus on highly interactive small group discussions, especially on the direction of the Certified Trainers program itself and keep the Trainers’ ideas moving forward.

Training will be the main focus of the Summit. Certified Trainers will be invited to give feedback and participate in the development of the agenda prior to the event.

Registration is complimentary. Lunches, snacks/refreshments and Wednesday evening dinner will be included in the registration. Travel and accommodations are not included, but we have a room block with a special Therap rate.

*This is a certified trainer-only event.

Click on the link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-therap-national-certified-trainers-summit-in-missouri-september-12-13-2018-registration-45674448505.

Tomorrow is Therap’s Regional Conference in Orange Beach, Alabama!

The clocks are ticking; the registration will close in less than 24 hours! Have you booked your seat yet?

We look forward to seeing all of you at tomorrow’s Regional Conference in Orange Beach, Alabama!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/regional-conference-in-orange-beach-alabama-august-14-15-2018-tickets-45170631575

Therap in Alabma

Therap is happy to be working with providers in Alabama! The Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities has mandated the use of Therap for Incident Reporting throughout the State of Alabama.

Use of Therap for the documentation of Incident Reports will allow a more transparent and efficient process statewide. Implementation of Therap began in early 2016. Providers began using Therap’s General Event Report module effective July 1st, 2016.