Christiaan Campbell serves as Director of the State Use Program, beginning his tenure with INARF in November 2012. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the INARF team, with 12 years experience overseeing residential, day and employment services and 9 years in healthcare operations for a major hospital chain.
With budget talks winding to a close, the State Budget Committee will hear the updated Revenue Forecast on Monday at 10 a.m., giving fiscal experts the last piece of the puzzle necessary to finalize the biennial budget bill, HB 1001.
The City University of New York (CUNY) is offering a preview of its Online B.A. in Disability Studies, the first and only program of its kind in the nation. Designed for those with some academic or professional experience in human services, the Online B.A. allows students to align their studies and career goals by offering academic concentrations in the following areas: Intellectual/Developmental Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mental/Behavioral Health, or Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. Learn more by participating in CUNY's free informational webinar on April 9.
Easter Seals Crossroads and Sycamore Services, Inc. are partnering with the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services and Midtown Community Mental Health to bring employers and qualified candidates together at the 2013 Career Expo. Participating employers include Chartwells, Cintas, Fastenal, the Omni Severin Hotel, Pitney Bowes, Raytheon, Wishard Health Services, and more. The Career Expo takes place at Easter Seals Crossroads on May 1 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and don't miss the special presentation "Networking and Making the Best Impression" offered at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Register now and come dressed to impress!
"There's a Harvard for Mickey. There's a great program out there. You'll find it." With these encouraging words from a friend, Liane Kupferberg Carter and her husband Marc set out into the world of adult day programming as their autistic son Mickey neared high school graduation. Seeking a good fit, Liane and Marc visited a variety of providers looking for a place for Mickey to be at home - a place that encouraged growth, vocational skills development, and community integration. Their journey took them to a range of providers and service options, some of which weren't right for Mickey, and others where they could envision Mickey thriving and growing.