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OKLAHOMA REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL
2501 CONFERENCE CENTER DRIVE, NORMAN, OK
JULY 17-19, 2013

AGENDA

Wednesday, July 17th

1:00 p.m. – General Session

  • Opening & Welcome
  • Governor Mary Fallin – (pending)
    State of the State
  • David Ligon, DRS Acting Director, OK DRS
  • Mark Kinnison, CRC, Division Administrator
    OK DRS, ORA – Past-President

2:00 p.m. – General Session

  • How to Build a Positive Attitude and KEEP the Darn Thing?, Charles Adams, Author

6:30 p.m. – Poster Sessions and Evening Reception

Thursday, July 18th  

8:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Cameron Clapp, Sponsored by Hanger Clinic

10:00 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Breakout Sessions

  • The World of I-Pad Accessibility, Kimberly Berry, Oklahoma ABLE Tech
  • What DDSD Can Do For Your Client, Gay McMillin, Program Manager, DHS - DDSD
  • Career Search using Social Media, Dr. Belen Burkhalter, Professor, Langston University, OK DRS

11:30 a.m. – Lunch (on your own)

1:00  p.m. – Breakout Sessions

  • New Day, New Way – One Stop System, Donnalla Miller, Princes Trucking, Jeane Burruss, OK Dept. of Commerce, Sandy Elledge, DHS & Melinda Fruendt, OK DRS
  • The Role Diabetes Plays in Our Lives, Randal Zotigh, OK DRS
  • Workplace Bullying, Emily Christensen, LDS Family Services
  • Transition Care Notebook, Joni Bruce, OK Family Network &
    Kim Osmani, OK DRS

2:00j p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

  • Asperger’s vs. Autism, Rene Damon, PT, MS, Director, Oklahoma Autism Network, OUHSC
  • The Transition from Theory to Practice in Rehabilitation, Dr. Jean Johnson, Langston University & Dr. Regina Robertson, East Central University
  • Social Justice, John Sassin, MS, CRC (PhD Candidate) Sassin & Assoc

3:30 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

  • Feeling Fabulous:  Taking Charge of Your Personal Well Being, Nancy Hurst, HR Program Manager, OK DRS
  • Before you can use it “Social Media” you have to know “How To”, Thaddaeus Babb, OK DRS
  • Prosthetic Solutions, Bill Dunham, Business Development Manager & Shane Heighman, CPO, Hanger Clinics
  • Human Trafficking, Michael Snowden, CLEET Certified
    OK Bureau of Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs

Friday, July 19th  

8:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. – Professional Ethics (submitted for 3 hour Ethics), Dr. Fred McFarlane, San Diego State University

12:00 p.m. – ORA Awards Luncheon

1:45 p.m. – ORA Full Board Meeting

3:30 p.m. – Adjourn

*This list is not inclusive of all sessions.  
 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

(Must Notify by 7/1/13 Including Meals)

Registration Fees (Early Bird by 7-01-13)

NRA/ORA Member $175.00
Non-Member $225,00
Student $75.00
Ethics Only $75.00

 Registration Fees (Onsite after 7-02-13)

NRA/ORA Member $225.00
Non-Member $275.00
Student $100.00
Ethics Only $100.00

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Embassy Suites Hotel
2501 Conference Center Drive
Norman, OK 73069

For room reservations, call: (405) 364-8040 and ask for the ORA Conference Rate ($87 single or $109 double plus 12.25% tax).
Room cut-off date:  June 26, 2013.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Due to guarantee requirements for catering, cancellations must be received one week prior to the program.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

This event will be submitted for 8hrs+3 ethic hrs =11 hrs for the following disciplines:  CRC, CVE, LPC, LSW

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Click here to download the 2013 ORA Registration Form and submit to us: 

For questions, call (405) 951-3579 or 800-569-7974