RCPA, Community Behavioral Health of Maryland (MDCBH), and the Ability Network of Delaware (A.N.D.) are pleased to open registration for our virtual conference, Leading in 2021: Hoping, Healing, Helping, September 28 – October 1. RCPA, MDCBH, A.N.D. staff, and the Conference Committee have worked tirelessly to create an exciting event that has something for everyone. Early bird registration has been extended until Friday, September 10, 2021.
Workshops are now posted, so be sure to see what’s in store for this year’s conference! With more than 50 continuing education (CE) hours, attendees will be able to fulfill licensing cycle required education in just a few days! In addition to live sessions, there are several on-demand sessions that offer critical topics and information. These on-demand sessions are currently being posted to our website and will be completed shortly, so be on the lookout for more information! You can make a payment for CE credits at the time of registration or log in and pay during the event.
You Don’t Want To Miss These General Sessions!
- Chuck Ingoglia, President and CEO of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, and Gabrielle Sedor, COO and Foundation Director for ANCOR will discuss the strengthening of Medicaid, the effects of COVID on business, and the workforce crisis.
- Nic Sheff, award-winning author and son featured in the film Beautiful Boy, will share his journey from addiction through recovery, and the impact on his world and family.
- Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Department of Human Services, Med Snead and Delaware Human Services Leaders will discuss the state of their states, moderated by Chuck Ingoglia.
- A review of the need for equity in service provision and establishing a comprehensive continuum of care for people with severe autism – parent and professional panel.
- Deborah Riddick will present, as she is a public policy expert with more than 25 years of experience advancing nursing practice, health equity and community engagement initiatives in Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey, and Oregon.
- Sara Canaday, Leadership strategist, speaker and author of “Leadership Unchained: Defy Conventional Wisdom for Breakthough Performance,” will share her insights on this managing employee’s needs for flexibility while delivering results and satisfying client needs, along with her valuable advice for leaders who are feeling stretched to the limits.
- Graham Hetrick, television star and Dauphin County coroner, will discuss what he has learned from people who have died from addiction and how he “speaks” for the dead in his television series.
- Natalia La Duca is a national speaker on neurodiversity, employment, and becoming an ally.
- Returning with new information, conference favorite Attorney Mike Cohen, partner at Duane Morris LLP, will discuss A Workplace Built for 2021 and Beyond: examining diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, and implicit bias.
Our virtual conference can be viewed on any device. Find Connections Hall sponsors and exhibitors, hear about endeavors and innovations, and learn how they can help you. Go for the points to win one of 10 prizes!
Finally, we are creating some entertaining break and after-hour events, which offer informal networking opportunities for our attendees. There will be some fun competition with exciting prizes.
Visit the RCPA Conference website for specific updates to the schedule, posted as they become finalized.