This two-day educational event is designed specifically for providers, clinicians, leaders and advocates across the continuum of serious illness care. The Symposium will include a physician panel discussion featuring five of the top palliative care physicians in the region, keynote and breakout sessions, networking opportunities and more.
1pm to 4pm
Networking Reception to follow
8:30am to 5pm
1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Ticket: $125 | Register online by October 9
UpliftedCare Community Grief Center
3115 N 1000 W Road
Protecting your Professional Boundaries in Hospice Social Services, Spiritual Care and Counseling
Guest Speaker: Amber Residori, MSW, Ed.D.
Dr. Residori is the dean of the College of Professional Studies at Olivet Nazarene University. She previously served as the dean of the School of Life & Health Sciences, Chair of the Social Work & Criminal Justice Department, and Professor of Social Work.
In light of recent workforce challenges confronting many of our members, we have made the decision to postpone our annual conference to 2023. We are committed to providing an outstanding in-person event and want to proceed at a time that will work best for our members and partners.
ILHPCO will be issuing refunds to those who have submitted payment for the conference registration. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing to be reflected in your account.
We appreciate your support and interest and will be reaching out with more details when they become available
Thursday, November 30, 2023
While you’re starting to think about New Year’s Resolutions, IL-HPCO is starting to think about New Year’s Regulations! Join us for an overview of state and federal regulations that will impact hospice operations starting on January 1, 2024. Each guest presentation will be followed by audience questions and discussion about how your hospice can get ready to be successful (and compliant) in 2024. Guest speakers include Patrick Harrison, NHPCO, Senior Director of Regulatory and Compliance and Ellen Byrne, IL-HPCO, Director of Policy and Government Affairs.
Free for IL-HPCO Members
$75 for Non-Members
Examining the Controversial Landscape of Physician-Assisted Death
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022: 9:00am-10:30am CDT
How to Register with Crowdcast
In this session, participants will learn the history of physician-assisted death, including current guidelines for the US and Europe. Discussion will focus on the physician perspective and ethical considerations regarding physician aid in dying. Participants will also learn clinical skills to respond to requests to hasten death in daily practice, as well as explore their own thoughts and feelings on the subject.
Grief in the Context of Military Culture
Tuesday, June 7th, 2022: 9:00am-10:30am CDT
Speakers: Joe Morales, LCSW – Edward Hines Jr. VA HospitalTiffany Cunnally, LCSW– Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Community Hospices: Suicide Prevention for Veterans
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022: 9:00am-10:30am CDT
Amber Clark, LCSW – Community Engagement and Partnership Coordinator, Suicide Prevention, Illiana Healthcare System
VA – Recognized Presumptive Conditions; What Qualifies a Veteran for Benefits? – 1.5 CEs
Tuesday, February 15th, 2022: 9:00am-10:30am CT
Andrew Balafas – VITAS Healthcare
Jake Zimmerman – Superintendent, Veterans Assistance Commission of Kane County
Join us for a talk with the experts!
Dates: March 9, June 8, October 12.
Who should attend?
Come prepared to discuss: