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Welcome to the 2023 Direct Care Worker Conference - Making a Difference Together. 
Direct Care Workers (DCWs) provide vital services that allow people with disabilities and older adults to remain in their homes and communities. This DCW conference provides skills training on multiple topics that are relevant to this work with engaging sessions to encourage DCWs for the important and necessary work that they do.

The conference, including meals and an overnight accommodation at the Hershey Lodge on Friday, April 21 is offered at no charge to DCWs. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Independent Living of Central PA (CILCP) with grant funds from the PA Department of Labor and Industry.

Conference, Friday, April 21
The conference begins on Friday, April 21, 2023. Registration begins at noon - and sessions begin at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., based on the sessions that you choose.

Join us for a Friday evening reception, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM that will include a menu of carved meats, appetizers, an array of delicious desserts, a cash bar and entertainment.

Conference, Saturday, April 22
8:00 AM - Registration
8:00 - 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 AM - Opening Remarks
Conference sessions begin at 8:45 AM - after you register, choose your sessions next. If you have questions about this conference opportunity, please contact us at 717-731-1900 extension 212.

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Theo Braddy

National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
Executive Director
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Jen Burnett

AIM to Empower
Yoga Instructor
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Robert Clapp

Center for Independent Living of Central PA
Director of Operations
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Lynn Keltz

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Kate Krebs

Nurse Trainer
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Guy Legare

Person Driven Clinical Supports
Executive Director
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Cathy Long

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Ta'lor Pinkston

The Heart Advocate
Executive Director
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Yessenia Rios

PNC Bank
Vice President Relationship Manager
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Ginny Rogers

Center for Independent Living of Central PA
Director of Policy and Compliance
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Dave Shatto

Certified Personal Trainer
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Nathan Taraska

Capitol Region CareerLink
Youth Specialist