FOCUS Virtual Conference – Wisconsin DHS


A mutli-day virtual Experience via Whova and Zoom

7 Ways to Prevent a Crisis

Many people labeled with “challenging behavior” spiral into crisis through actions and events that could have been avoided. Many crises are caused – unintentionally – by the system, the team or the behavior plan. When people are lonely and disconnected, when life is dull, when a “home” does not feel like home, when a place where someone spends the day is not a good match – the likelihood of unwanted behavior increases. This is not a session about techniques, but rather about how paying attention to quality of life relates to crisis prevention.

10 Things I’d Like to Tell My Employer

Often, people who work in direct support roles do not feel heard. This is an opportunity to think together about some common themes, questions, and concerns of direct support workers. It is also a chance to view and discuss a new video on the subject.

10 Things I'd Like to Tell My Employer (.pdf)


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance is pleased to invite you to FOCUS 2020 – A Virtual Experience.

We invite you to join us for over 50 speakers providing nearly 100 hours of enriching, valuable content at FOCUS 2020 – A Virtual Experience.

Peter Leidy is a consultant, speaker, and trainer who works throughout the US and Canada to help build more effective and innovative teams.