New Directions

in Aging and Disabilities

Person and Family Centered Care Conference

This day-long conference will explore existing and new directions in aging and disability services based on the evolving person-centered, participant-directed model of care.

Speakers will outline current projects on national, state, and local levels with an emphasis on implications for Vermont. Workshops will explore a diversity of person and family-centered practices and applications.

Wednesday, April 15th, 9am-4pm

UVM Davis Center, Silver Maple Ballroom


  • Conference Welcome and Kickoff
  • Keynote Presentation: Kevin Mahoney, Professor, Boston College School of Social Work and Director, National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services
  • Person-Centered/Participant-Directed Care in Vermont: Heather Johnson
  • Participant-Directed Care Panel
  • Lunch and Networking
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Closing Session
The conference is open to professionals, family members, and interested individuals. An engaging and informative day for $25, including light breakfast fare, full lunch, and beverages.

UVM students and faculty are invited free of charge (on the registration form, enter discount code: UVMaffiliate).

Social Work CEUs are available ($15 for 6 CEUs).

This event is made possible with support from: