INARF is pleased to offer our members the opportunity to recognize their outstanding Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), executive leadership, community partners and persons with disabilities through the INARF Annual Awards and the Costa N. Miller Scholarship presented at the INARF Annual Conference. In the weeks leading up to the Annual Conference, we'll feature details about each award and some notable award recipients.
The INARF Annual Conference provides a wide array of educational programming targeted at the needs of INARF's diverse membership. Designed around the needs of INARF's Professional Interest Sections, Annual Conference programming tracks allow agency staff to easily identify the workshops most applicable to their job functions.
With over 30 workshops to choose from, the Annual Conference is the best place for staff of all levels of experience to connect with colleagues from around the state while engaging in quality professional development opportunities.
Opportunities of Interest
The Indiana Mental Health & Aging Coalition (MHAC) has partnered with the National Association of PASRR Professionals (NAPP) and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Older Persons Division (NASHMPD-OPD) to announce the National Mental Health & Aging and PASRR Conference taking place March 24-25 at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis. Click here for registration information.
Comings and Goings
Doug Beebe has joined AWS/Benchmark as Vice President - Residential and Day Services, Central and Southern Indiana and East Coast. He succeeds Steve Cook, who recently accepted a new position as AWS/Benchmark Vice President, Business Development. Most recently, Mr. Beebe served as chief executive officer of Community Rehabilitation Hospital in Indianapolis. Previous positions include Director of the Bureau of Aging and In-home Services for the State of Indiana; Executive Director of Hook Rehabilitation Center-Community Hospital in East Indianapolis; State Administrator for Res-Care, based in Illinois and Indiana; and Executive Director of the Blare House in Des Plaines, Illinois.