Join us virtually for our 19th Annual IBICA Conference!

Learn best practices from other clubhouse communities and meet members, staff members and family members from brain injury clubhouse communities around the country!

Conference Agenda

thursday September 8, 2022

9:45 AM EST

Zoom Orientation
Katiey Surrett
The Mill House, VA
10:00 AM EST
Welcome, Conference Orientation & IBICA Update
Welcome to the 19th Annual IBICA Conference: Growing Stronger in Clubhouse Values!
Peter Michaels
Conference Chair
The BridgeLine Place
Joe Craig
IBICA Board President
The Mill House, VA
Cindi Johnson
Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
IBICA Executive Director
10:30 AM EST
Introductions & Clubhouse Updates
*Please designate one participant to give your clubhouse update.
Clubhouse Representatives
11:30 AM EST
Presentation 101A: Principles of the Clubhouse Model
Peter Michaels
The BridgeLine Place
Teresa Little
Side by Side Clubhouse
12:15 PM EST
Lunch Break with Open Social Channel

1:00 PM EST

Presentation 101B – IBICA Self Study & Quality Consultation: How It Strengthened Our Clubhouse
Joe Craig
The Mill House, VA
2:00 PM EST
Breakout Sessions: Best Practice & Idea Sharing
102A – A Day In The Life of The Kitchen
What the Kitchen Unit Means to Me
Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
102B – Creating a Culture of Employment in Your Clubhouse
Sharing About What We Do and Why
Katiey Surrett
The Mill House, VA
3:00 PM EST
Break
3:30 PM EST
GUEST SPEAKER – Medical Marijuana & Brain Injury
Dr. Len Kamen
Clinical Director
MossRehab Outpatient Services
4:30 PM EST
Closing Comments
Peter Michaels
The BridgeLine Place

friday September 9, 2022

9:45 AM EST
Zoom Reminders
for conference attendees who did not attend on Monday
Katiey Surrett
The Mill House, VA
10:00 AM EST
KEYNOTE: You Know You’re in a Clubhouse When…
Comparing the Work Ordered Day in Brain Injury and Mental Health Clubhouses
Jennifer Higginbotham
Independence Center
Clubhouse International Faculty
Marco
Independence Center
Clubhouse International Faculty
11:00 AM EST
Breakout Sessions
201 A – Welcome to Our Clubhouse!
Orienting New Members and Staff

Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
Gateway Clubhouse, NC

201B – Creating “Clubhouse Swag” for Fun & Profit
BIND Clubhouse, Plano, TX
12:00 PM EST
Lunch Break with Open Social Channel
1:00 PM EST
Breakout Sessions
202A – Innovations in the Clubhouse: Sharing Something Special!
Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
Opportunity Project, NJ
Synapse House, IL
Brooks Clubhouse, FL
202B – Integrating Personal Caregivers
When Members Need Individual Assistance Inside the Clubhouse
Roundtable Discussion with:
Beechwood NeuroRehab, PA
The BridgeLine Place, VA
Brooks Clubhouse, FL
& Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
2:00 PM EST
Breakout Sessions
203A – The Business Unit
Online Etiquette & Safety
BIND Clubhouse Plano, TX
203B – Clubhouses On the Move!
Relocating Your Clubhouse
Roundtable Discussion with:
The BridgeLine Place, VA
BIND Clubhouse Fort Worth, TX
3:00 PM EST
Break
3:30-4:30 PM EST
IBICA Annual Meeting
*Please designate one individual to vote on behalf of your member clubhouse
Joe Craig
IBICA Board President
The Mill House, VA
4:30 – 5:00 PM EST
Conference Closing
Cindi Johnson
Side by Side Clubhouse, GA
IBICA Executive Director