WATERBURY, Conn., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap Services will host its 2nd conference for Direct Support Professionals from December 5-7, 2007 in Southbury, Connecticut. The 2nd Direct Support Professionals conference will aim at enhancing skills of Direct Support Professionals who are daily users of Therap as well as providing an open platform for interaction between Therap's users and its developers and support staff. The conference is free of charge for Direct Support Professionals as Therap users. Therap believes that Direct Support Professionals are an integral part of care-giving agencies as they work directly with persons with disabilities. Therap strives to ensure maximum participation by Direct Support Professionals at conferences and workshops so that they can take part in improving and designing the documentation and reporting process. "The 2nd DSP conference will provide a host of opportunities for Direct Support Professionals to learn more about Therap applications and interact with other Direct Support Professionals who are Therap users," said Justin Brockie, Director of Customer Support and Training. One of the special features of the 2nd Direct Support Professionals conference will be a presentation and discussion session by users of Therap applications. Therap users are expected to make presentations on their knowledge and experience in using the Therap system. Therap presenters include Kara Blevins and Maureen Noonan, two experienced developmental disability industry clinicians, who themselves were Direct Support Professionals. Among the many presenters, Kate Ramlow from Catholic Community Services/Community Living Program and Karen Ennis from the Arc of Somerset are expected to present. Some of the topics include "Using Therap Services to Track Client Medical Appointments and Recommendations" and "Therap in New Jersey -- Pioneers in the East". About Therap Services Therap Services provides secure, cost-effective information, documentation and communications services tailored to the specific needs of service providers, health professionals, regulators, and family members to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. Therap's complete suite of applications includes Health Tracking, Individual and Emergency Data Forms, Individual Service Plans, Behavior Plans and Tracking, T-Logs, T-Notes, Incident Reports, Management Summaries, Witness Reports, Supported Employment Tracking, Calendar, Secure Communications, Staff Scheduling, Training Management System, Attendance and Electronic Billing. For further information, please visit http://www.therapservices.net.
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