Upstate Caring Partners is excited to announce the biennial Compassionate Care Conference, taking place on July 18-19, 2024, at the Delta Hotel in Utica, NY. This two-day event will bring together Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), special educators, parents, and therapists to explore contemporary and compassionate approaches to supporting individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).


The conference will feature renowned experts in the field of behavioral analysts sharing their insights, experiences, and innovative strategies. Attendees will engage in interactive discussions and presentations, gaining valuable knowledge, practical tools, and a network of like-minded professionals dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of those with IDD.

“Empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities requires personalized supports that foster independence and enhance quality of life,” explained Dr. Erik Jacobson, Upstate Caring Partners’ chief clinical officer. At Upstate Caring Partners, we integrate Board-Certified Behavior Analysts to teach essential skills with joy, not just compliance. By spreading this knowledge nationwide, we strive to reduce challenging behaviors, and health risks, promoting a brighter future for all.”


Event Details:

Date: July 18-19, 2024

Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Delta Hotel, Utica, NY



Keynote presentations by leading experts in behavior analysis.

Interactive sessions focusing on the latest advancements in supporting people with IDD.

Networking opportunities with professionals dedicated to compassionate care.


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