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Conferences & Training

Third Annual Risk Management Conference
Presented by The California Department of Developmental Services and The Columbus Organization

The Third Annual Risk Management Conference will focus on the areas of Cultural Diversity and Risk, Aging, Substance Abuse, and Clinically Specific Risk Factors.

The purpose of the conference is to provide resources to Service Coordinators to:

  • Increase knowledge and skills to identify these risks.
  • Increase comfort level when confronted with these risks.
  • Increase skills in risk assessment and planning for these frequently occurring risks.
  • Increase the ability to design effective preventative action measures when incidents occur.



April 22, 2004 in San Bernardino (IRC host center)
Regional Center of Orange County, San Diego Regional Center, Inland Regional Center

April 26, 2004 in Oakland (RCEB host center)
Golden Gate Regional Center, Regional Center of the East Bay, San Andreas Regional Center, North Bay Regional Center
April 29, 2004 in Sacramento (ACRC host center)
Alta California Regional Center, Far Northern Regional Center,
Valley Mountain Regional Center, Redwood Coast Regional Center
May 17, 2004 in Los Angeles (HRC host center)
Harbor Regional Center, North Los Angeles Regional Center, Westside Regional Center
May 18, 2004 in Los Angeles ( ELARC host center)
Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center, Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center, San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center, South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
May 20, 2004 in Bakersfield (KRC host center)
Central Valley Regional Center, Kern Regional Center, Tri-Counties Regional Center

The tentative agenda will be from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a break from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. for lunch on your own.

Target Audience:

The target audience is Service Coordinators and Service Coordination Supervisors. Regional Centers may include quality assurance and training staff as well as other members of their Risk Management Committees. Each Regional Center may send 30 participants.

Advanced registration should be made through each Regional Center Chief Counselor.


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