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The Arc of Florida in partnership with The Arc of the St. Johns, are excited to present the 64th Anniversary Convention, to be held at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort on October 18-20, 2017.

This year’s convention theme is, “Passport to Adventure: Pack Your Dreams and Go!”

We look forward to seeing you there in October!

REGISTRATION

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To register and pay online, please click here:  Register Online

If you prefer to print off our Convention Registration Form, and mail it back to us with a check, please click here:  Convention Registration Form

You can mail the completed Individual Registration Form and check to:

The Arc of Florida
Attn: Convention Registration
2898 Mahan Drive, Suite 1
Tallahassee, FL 32308

 

If you are registering a large group of individuals from one of our chapters, you can use this form, and email it back to us at info@arcflorida.org.

Group Registration Form

PROGRAM

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Day 1 - Wednesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Opening Session: “This is Your Voice!”

The opening event to kick off the The Arc of Florida’s 64th Anniversary Convention.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Breakout Session: “I’m Lost!”

Learn what to do if you are lost.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Breakout Session: “Saving Lives”

Learning how to work together to great reduce the number of choking related deaths.

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Breakout Session: “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Plus Behavioral Health Issues… We Can Do This”

CEU’s and in-service hours provided by APD.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Breakout Session: “Keeping Yourself Safe”

Food is great, but let’s stay safe while eating.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Breakout Session: “Be Prepared, It Could Happen”

Missing persons, what to you do and what can you expect?

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Breakout Session: “I/DD and Behavioral Supports Part 1 and 2 Crisis Intervention and Working with Individuals Who are Dually Diagnosed”

CEU’s and in-service hours provided by APD.

3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Breakout Session: “Dream Inspired Planning”

Explore your life dreams while learning to assist others in expressing theirs.

3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Putt-Putt Golf at the Hotel

Visit the Registration Desk for Information.

$5.00 per person – on your own.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
“Let’s Be Tourists!” – Reception at The Arc of the St. Johns

Welcome reception, hosted by The Arc of the St. Johns at their campus.

Day 2 - Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Off-Site Event: “From Child’s Play to Meaningful Adult Services, Visit The Arc of the St. Johns”

Take a tour of The Arc of the St. Johns facilities.

8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Off-Site Event: “Surf’s Up!”

Join others for a grand time of singing and games at the beach.

8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Putt-Putt Golf at the Hotel

$5.00 per person, on your own

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Breakout Session: “Project START – Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources & Treatment for Dually Diagnosed”

CEU’s and in-service hours offered.

8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakout Session: “Dream Inspired Planning” (Repeat Session)

Explore your life dreams while learning to assist others in expressing theirs.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakout Session: “iConnect, it’s Coming!”

APD is launching their new client database management system, what will it mean for you?

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakout Session: “Be Safe and Stay Out of Trouble”`

Public Restrooms can present a unique challenge.  Learn the rules!

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Breakout Session: “They are Here to Protect and Serve”

Let’s work together for a safer community.

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Breakout Session: “Sexuality is a Natural Part of Life”

Some agencies struggle with human sexuality issues.  Come and get some practical guidance.

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Breakout Session: “Transitioning Adult Day Program Participants”

APD has a new plan for transitioning individuals in ADTs.  Come and learn more!

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Arc of Florida Awards Luncheon: “Let’s Visit Adventure Island!”

*Must be Pre-Registered to Attend*

2:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Off-Site Event: “Ancient City Excursions, Let’s See What St. Augustine Has to Offer”

Arranged Tours:

  • – Ripley’s Museum
  • – Old Fort / St. George
  • – Trailer Trains
  • – Potter’s Wax Museum
2:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Putt-Putt Golf at the Hotel

$5.00 per person, on your own

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Breakout Session: “Transitioning Adult Day Program Participants” (Repeat Session)

APD has a new plan for transitioning individuals in ADTs. Come and learn more!

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Breakout Session: “Let’s Make it a Meaningful Day!” – Part 1

Let’s make ADT meaningful and exciting to attend, get some new ideas!

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakout Session: “Controlled Substances in Your Facilities, What to Know and What to Look For”

You already have the liability, so now, let’s figure out how to protect your agency.

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakout Session: “Let’s Make It a Meaningful Day” – Part 2

Creative curriculum materials you can take back and use will be provided.

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!!! – “Traveling Incognito!”

Put your mask, costume or cape on and join us for a night of dancing!

Day 3 - Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Wake Up and Stretch Adaptive Yoga
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Florida Conference of Executive Directors Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
To Be Determined
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
The Arc of Florida Board of Directors Meeting and Annual Membership Meeting

SPEAKERS

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More Info Coming Soon…

HOTEL

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Renaissance World Golf Village Resort | St. Augustine, Florida

500 South Legacy Trail | St. Augustine, Florida 32092

Telephone Number for Reservations:  1.800.468.3571  |  Use Group Code: ARCARCA

The room rate per night for the event is $139.00.

Directions to Hotel:

• From South Florida, heading north on I-95, take exit 323 at International Golf Parkway.  Turn left onto International Golf Parkway, go under I-95 overpass, and turn right onto World Golf Village Blvd.  Take this road around to the hotel.

• From North Florida, heading south on I-95, take exit 323 at International Golf Parkway.  Turn right onto International Golf Parkway, and then quickly turn right onto World Golf Village Blvd.  Follow this road around to the hotel.

SPONSORS

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