CAHF Developmental Services Virtual Conference – Navigating Business in a COVID Era

Original broadcast Sept 29, 2020

 Start Date - End Date

September 29, 2020 - November 30, 2020

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Monday, November 30, 2020

Late Registration Starts

Monday, November 30, 2020

After registering for this conference you will need to access the QCHF Learning Center. To access the QCHF Learning Center, start at this web site Simply log in to your account on this website and click on your name, which appears in the upper right hand corner next to the login button. This takes you to your Member Dashboard - select “Learning Center” listed under events.

DISCOUNTED RATE AVAILABLE: First registrant from a facility will pay the full rate, and any additional registration from the same facility address registering will be granted the discounted rate. For members only.

This conference is for information only no CEs will be available

Please join your colleagues at CAHF’s Quality Care Health Foundation (QCHF) virtual Fall 2020 event for developmental services members. This first time ever virtual event will provide ICF/DD providers with essential training and resources—designed for administrators, managers as well as clinical and non-clinical staff —for baseline operations and navigating the challenges and uncertainty due to COVID-19. Included in this comprehensive event are live sessions featuring Craig Cornett, CEO/President, CAHF and Mathew Steinorth, Developmental Services Conference Chair, Epiphany Care Homes, Inc. reporting on the current state of the profession well as a presentation on telehealth implementation during COVID. In addition, on-demand sessions covering HIPAA fundamentals, reimbursement maximization basics, infection control, health/safety best practices, and compassionate care amidst the COVID-19 crisis. All sessions—which are endorsed by CAHF’s conference officers—will remain available to view on-line at your convenience in the QCHF learning center.

Session Agenda

CAHF Welcome by Meredith Wurden

State of Association
Craig Cornett, CEO/President, CAHF

State of the ICF Profession
Matthew Steinorth, DSC Chair, Epiphany Care Homes Inc,

Telehealth 101: Utilizing Technology During a Pandemic
Rebecca Picasso, Program Director, California Telehealth Resource Center

Epilepsy & Seizures: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and More
Shannon Abdul-Wahab, MA, PPS, Executive Director, Epilepsy Foundation Orange County

Providing a Safe Home During a Pandemic: From CalOSHA to the CDC Explained
Jason Belden, Director of Emergency Preparedness, CAHF

HIPAA & Hi-Tech - Your Plan
Rhonda Anderson, RHIA, QCP, President, AHIS

Updated Playbook: Cost Reporting and Documentation in the COVID Health Care Environment
Darryl Nixon, CAHF Lifetime Member

Guide to Survival With ICF Billing
Debbie Wickersham, CEO, Quick Recovery, Inc.

Keeping the Super Hero's Super
Dr. Kimberly Miller Ph.D, MISCP, Kimberly A. Miller & Associates, LLC

Preventing COVID-19 and Other Infections in Group Homes and Intermediate Care Facilities
Margaret Turner, M.Ed., FAPIC, PHN, RN Infection Preventionist, California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

BOARD REFUND POLICY: In order to receive a refund, cancellations for QCHF/CAHF classes must be made five (5) business days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations must be in writing to or via FAX at 916-446-4454. Transfer of registration is done ONLY if notified in writing.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Non-Member Registration $309.00
Member Registration $159.00
Member Registration - Discount $144.00
Complimentary CAHF/QCHF Staff Registration $0.00

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Sacramento, CA

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