16th Annual IBICA Conference

September 23-24, 2019 Virginia Beach, VA

Please join us for the 16th Annual IBICA Conference in beautiful Virginia Beach, Virginia!

In addition to presentations from a number of IBICA Member Clubhouses, this year's conference agenda also boasts breakout sessions that allow members and family members to connect. Registration is now open!

$80 for participants associated with an IBICA Member Clubhouse

$125 for participants without association

Clubhouse members and family of Clubhouse members are eligible to apply for scholarship funds to attend the IBICA annual conference. Interested individuals can access the application here.

All completed applications must be returned to IBICA Board Member, Lisa McCarthy at lmccarthy@braininjurysvcs.org no later than June 30, 2019.

Sheraton VA Beach Oceanfront Hotel 3501 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 425-9000 When booking a room for the conference, please reference the “IBICA” room block.
    • Room block rates:
      • Partial View Guestrooms $129
      • Oceanfront Guestrooms $149
Pre and Post conference date room nights available at same rate based on availability. Rates do not include taxes (currently 14% + $2.00)   

Norfolk International Airport

Address: 2200 Norview Ave, Norfolk, VA 23518
Code: ORF
Pickup will be provided on Sunday, September 21st by the Beacon House. Time tba.

Newport News/Williamsburg Airport

Address: 900 Bland Blvd, Newport News VA 23602
Code: PHF
Airport is approximately an hour from hotel. Pickup will be provided on Sunday, September 21st by the Denbigh House. Time tba.


The Beacon House a program of Eggleston Services
3808 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
For more information contact Joann Mancuso, Program Manager. 
Phone: 757-631-0222 Email: mancuso.joann@egglestonservices.org

Conference Schedule

Sunday, September 22nd 2019 (Pre-Conference)

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Monday, September 23rd, 2019

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  • IBICA Standards Changes: Reaching consensus and supporting clubhouses to meet standards
  • Innovative Work Unit Tasks for Business Units: Promoting meaningful work throughout the day and addressing the varying levels of ability

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Positive Behavioral Supports and Optimizing Community Engagement

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How Policy Changes in Your State Are Affecting Your Services

  • Member/Family Round-table Discussions
  • Clubhouse Profile Questionnaire, Colleen McKay

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

  • What’s happening, IBICA?: Facebook Page, Website Updates and Future Plans
  • Small Staff Juggling Many Hats: Strategies to manage time, prioritize, share responsibilities and avoid burnout

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Balancing Ethical Boundaries and Close Peer Relationship Between Members and Staff Members in the Clubhouse

  • Member/Family Round-table Discussions
  • Managing Social Media Sites and Public Communications Belonging to the Clubhouse: Telling the story while monitoring messaging and protecting privacy

Word Cloud, Evaluations, and Suggestions for Next Year

2018 IBICA Conference, Jacksonville florida

Many thanks to Brooks Clubhouse for hosting a fantastic 2018 IBICA Conference in Jacksonville, Florida!