Self-Direction Workshop

Choice in Action


Our Self-Direction Workshop: Choice in Action was held on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois (outside Chicago). The Self-Direction Workshop featured an EVV Showcase for attendees to meet with EVV vendors and preview various EVV solutions. 

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



The Self-Direction Workshop was scheduled from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (CT).

8:00 AM Check-In
8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM-4:15 PM EVV Showcase
9:00-9:20 AM Welcome
9:20-10:15 AM Open Plenary:Supporting Choice in an Increasingly Complex World: What a Great Time for Self-Direction!
10:30-11:45 AM Breakout Sessions
  Ask the Experts: FMS Open Q&A
  Support Planners, Brokers, Consultants…A Rose by Any Other Name
11:45 AM-12:45 PM Lunch
12:45-1:30 PM Breakout Sessions
  Transfer Standards: A Series of Trade-Offs
  The Whole Picture: Keys to Success under Managed Care
1:45-2:45 PM Breakout Sessions
  So You Think You Know Self-Direction? Let’s Play Jeopardy!
  More than an EIN: Responsibilities of Participant Employers
3:00-4:00 PM Breakout Sessions
  Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Updates Featuring CMS
  Never Doubt That a Small Group of Thoughtful, Committed Citizens Can Change the World
4:15-4:30 PM Closing Ceremony

EVV Showcase

As an integral part of the workshop, we offered an EVV Showcase. The Showcase ran concurrently with the workshop sessions and included demonstrations from 11 different EVV solution providers, including:

Applied Self-Direction does not endorse any particular EVV provider or solution.