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2017 Summit

The 2017 Summit “Focusing on Transformation”
is Just Around the Corner!

This year's APSE Missouri's Summit is gearing up to be our best Summit ever with expanded pre-conference options and a great full conference session line up.  Here is the scoop:

2017 Focusing on Transformation Summit Program 
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 Note that there are seperate registrations for preconference sessions and the full conference.

Tuesday, July 25th 3 Pre-Conference Opportunities:

  1. Certified Employment Support Professional Exam provided through National APSE, hosted by APSE-Missouri (INFORMATION & REGISTRATION ) OR

  2. Employment University for those new to the field of employment REGISTER NOW OR

  3. The Organizational Transformation Symposium designed for agency leaders interested in transforming their organizations to meet the expanding need for community integrated employment services. REGISTER NOW 

Full Conference: July 26 & 27: Due to space limitations the conference registration is full. However, if you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email us at apsemo.1@gmail.com

This year’s conference will feature 3 session strands: Organizational Transformation, Effective Practices and Specialized Training

picture of keynote Gail FanjoyOpening Keynote
Gail Fanjoy:
The Art of the Possible – Aiming High in Employment First.

Ms. Fanjoy is CEO of KFI (Katahdin Friends, Inc.), an agency which provides supports for people with disabilities in the areas of community employment, supported living, and community life engagement in Maine. Having worked for KFI since 1976 she is a leader in the revolutionary shift in service delivery away from sheltered and segregated services to customized supports for people to live and work in the community. Gail is a Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Employment First State Leadership Program and has consulted in the area of provider transformation in numerous states.



Brian Powers closing keynoteClosing Keynote & Social

Brian Powers: The Power of Words 

Summit Social Comedy Act: Powers of the Mind


Brian Powers is a Comedy Hypnotist, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Guest Speaker and a Professional Booking Agent with over 7,900 performances in the past 25 years. Brian has performed his comedy stage hypnosis show Powers of the Mind throughout the United States, Canada and aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. His shows have been described as comical, mesmerizing and fascinating. As the former director of the Hypnosis Center in Osage Beach and with certifications in clinical and emergency hypnosis and a member of the National Guild of Hypnotist, Brian has performed his stage show and has hypnotized over 30,000 people. Brian is now turning his attention to teaching. Many principles that he has developed from his years on the stage are being used to help people communicate better. Brian’s seminar will teach and show you that what we actually say may not be what is actually heard by those who we are communicating with and how to correct that. His seminars are designed to help you discover the many ways we input information, and why it's significant.  How you may be sabotaging your own ability to communicate and why creating new patterns of behavior can help drive you forward.





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