Self Direction Workshop


We are excited to announce our Self Direction Workshop: Choice in Action on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois (outside Chicago).

This workshop is offered in addition to our biennial Self Direction Conference (scheduled for Spring 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland).

We have received many requests for additional in-person opportunities for practical and actionable self direction training. We have also heard that many of you would prefer meeting locations beyond the East Coast.


You can register for the Self Direction Workshop here. Please note that you must enter a coupon code to receive the discounted Membership and Government rates. Please email for your coupon code. 

  Early Bird Rate (through Feb. 29th) Regular Rate (After March 1st)
Member $199 $249
Member Group Rate* $185 $230
Government $199 $249
Government Group Rate* $185 $230
Non-Member $225 $275
Non-Member Group Rate* $210 $255













*Group rates are available for organizations registering 5 or more conference attendees. Email if you need to register more than 5 attendees.

Venue & Travel

We are excited to announce that the 2018 Self Direction Workshop will be held at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois (outside Chicago).

The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 630-719-8000

Book your hotel room now at the Westin Lombard! To reserve a room at our negotiated rate, make your reservation online or by phone: 1-888-627-9031. (Please mention the "Self Direction Workshop" if making your reservation by phone.)


The Self Direction Workshop is tentatively scheduled from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (CT) and sessions are likely to include:

  • Why Washington DC Matters to Self Direction
  • Billing for Self-Directed Services in Managed Care
  • More than Just an EIN: Responsibilities of Participant Employers
  • 10 Things You Need to Know about Self Direction
  • Support Planners, Support Brokers, A Rose by Any Other Name
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection: We’re All in This Together
  • EVV: What you Need to Know about Electronic Visit Verification

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities for the Self Direction Workshop will be available soon.