April 30, 2019, Buffalo, NY

Agenda

 

Learning Symposium Recording

In some parts of the video, the sound quality is poor. You may need to turn up the volume on your computer speakers. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Session Materials and Presentations

Victoria Wright

Administration for Community Living

Presentation: Lifespan Respite Update

In the video above, Victoria Wright's presentation begins at approx. 1:06:00.

Peer-Led Update from the Voucher Learning Collaborative

Facilitated by Elle Billman, CO Respite Coalition; Linda Porter, Lifespan Respite WA; and Ronelle Baker, OK Sooner Success

Ronelle Baker's PPT Presentation on the Role of the OK Caregiver Coalition in voucher program success 

In the video above, the Voucher Learning Collaborative Discussion begins at approx. 1:22:00

Bring, Brag and Borrow Sessions

In the opening Bring, Brag and Borrow session, each state Lifespan Respite grantee or partner (one from each state) provided a quick 2-minute highlight of the past year's Lifespan Respite grant or coalition activity.

In the video above, the Bring, Brag and Borrow session begins at approx. 14:00.  See below for State Resources shared by participants.  

Exploring What Works in Lifespan Respite Voucher Programs and other Lifespan Respite Grant Activities through an Operational Assessment

Helen Dawson, The Lewin Group and Victoria Wright, ACL

In the video above, this presentation begins at approx. 2:06:00

Impromptu Networking - The Many Faces of Advocacy - Securing State Support for Lifespan Respite

Facilitated by Casandra Firman and Susan Summers, ARCH

In the video above, Impromptu Networking on Advocacy begins at approx. 2:38:00. Be sure to watch this session to the end for the large group discussion.

What's New from ARCH?

Jill Kagan and Ray Kirk, ARCH

Dream Mapping - Where are you in building your Dream Lifespan Respite Systems?

Facilitated by Casandra Firman and Susan Janko Summers, ARCH

In this activity, participants worked alone and in small groups to answer the questions:

  1. What are the key elements of your Dream Lifespan Respite Program? 
  2. Identify three barriers to achieving the key element you circled. 

In the video above, Dream Mapping begins at approx.  3:26:00. Be sure to watch this session to the end for the large group discussion.

TRIZ Activity - Best Practices in ‚ÄúUnsustainability‚ÄĚ

Facilitated by Casandra Firman and Susan Janko Summers, ARCH

In this activity, small groups worked to identify the most critical aspect of their LR program or grant (such as the coalition, voucher program, etc.) that needs to be sustained beyond the LR Grant cycle.

In the video above, the TRIZ Activity begins at approx. 3:54:00. Be sure to watch this session to the end for the large group discussion.

Crowd Sourcing Activity to Generate ‚ÄúOne Big Idea‚ÄĚ about Respite Messaging

Respite and Caregiving Message Taglines were generated by the group.

In the video above, the Crowd Sourcing Activity to generate respite messages begins at approx 4:11:00. Be sure to watch to the end of this session for the large group discussion.

Debriefing with ACL/Lewin Group for ACL Data Collection Tool Field Test States (AL, CO, MD, MT, OK, SC, TN)

Presented by:

Tonya Hawkins and Helen Dawson, Lewin Group and Victoria Wright, ACL

In the video above, this session begins at approx 4:39:00.

State Tools and Shared Resources