DIRECTIONS TO QUALITY INN & SUITES
800 N. Kinzie Ave.,
Bradley, Illinois Midwestern TRIAD
From the North:
Take I-57 South to Exit 315, exit to the
right and continue South on IL Route 50 Conference and
(Kinzie Ave.) to Motel on the East side of
From the South: 11th Annual
Take I-57 North to Exit 315, exit to the right
and then turn left (South) continue on IL
Route 50 (Kinzie Ave.) to the Motel on the
East side of the street.
From the West:
Take IL Route 17 East to IL Route 45/52
(Kennedy Dr.), turn left (North) continue to
North Street, turn right, continue (East) to IL
Route 50 (Kinzie Ave.), then turn left (North)
and continue to the Motel on the East side
of the street.
From the East:
Take IL Route 17 West to Hobbie Ave., turn
right (North) continue to Kinzie Ave. and
turn right on Kinzie Ave. and continue to
Illinois State TRIAD
P.O. Box 7198
Springﬁeld, IL 62791-7198
September 27 & 28, 2007
Quality Inn & Suites
800 N. Kinzie Avenue
Bradley, Illinois 60915
Sponsored by the Illinois State TRIAD &
National Association of TRIADS, Inc. (NATI)
Printed by the Authority of the State of Illinois
ISP Central Printing Section
Larry G. Trent, Director
ISP 2-506 3.3M 7/06
About the Conference . . . SESSION M: Senior Investment Scams
LAW ENFORCEMENT and SENIOR SERVICE PROVIDERS: Don’t miss this opportunity This session will describe common deceptive marketing and sales practices that target seniors for the sale of deferred
to attend Illinois’ most comprehensive training for anyone who works with senior citizens. annuities. Participants will also learn tips to help seniors avoid falling victim to these deceptive practices. In addition,
SENIORS: This is your opportunity to enhance your relationship with your law enforcement participants will learn how to recognize fraudulent investment schemes and how these crimes can be reported.
community. Learn how to become involved and make your community a better place to Speakers: Bill Harmening, Illinois Attorney General’s Ofﬁce
live. Becky Pruitt, Illinois Attorney General’s Ofﬁce
Law enforcement, aging network, TRIAD/SALT Council members and individuals or agencies
interested in establishing a TRIAD are invited to attend. This gathering is only offered Session N: Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau (MFCB) and Crimes
once a year and gives you and your department a chance to see new program ideas and Against Seniors Program (CASP)
network with the 300-plus police ofﬁcers, service providers and seniors expected at the
The Illinois State Police provides a “front line of defense” for seniors by providing enforcement programs regarding
2007 conference. Law enforcement and social service providers can learn how to involve Medicaid fraud, abuse, neglect, and the ﬁnancial exploitation of the elderly. This panel presentation and discussion
their whole community in reaching department goals by utilizing the ever-expanding Illinois will provide you with many new avenues of support in your investigations and concerns of abuse of the elderly. These
senior population in your community policing and services programs. teams are an asset to your agency and are there to assist.
Speakers: Master Sergeant Jeff Jacobs, Illinois State Police Special Victims Enforcement Coordinator
About the Registration . . . Investigator Harold Kaufman, Illinois State Police Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau
Please complete the registration form located near the end of this brochure. The registration
fee covers participation in all workshops, two luncheons, the dessert reception, the Elderly 2:15 – 2:30 PM BREAK
Service Ofﬁcer Award Program, and the Senior Citizen Award Ceremony. If your schedule
limits attendance to only one day, the registration fee is $55. The deadline for registration is 2:30 – 3:45 PM SESSIONS O, P, Q
Friday, September 14, 2007. A late fee of $10 will be assessed for any registration forms
received after the cutoff date.
SESSION O: Methamphetamine Awareness & Interdiction / Disposal
Law Enforcement - Bring your Senior or TRIAD Volunteers! Initially a west-coast problem, methamphetamine production is an ever present and growing problem throughout Illinois.
This session will provide an awareness of the scale of the problem, indicators of meth production in your area, indicators
Senior or TRIAD volunteers who accompany you to the conference register at half price! For of meth production laboratories and the illegal dumping of those facilities. As the production methods results in extensive
only $55, your volunteer(s) can be rewarded and re-energized by networking and learning physical and bio-hazardous materials being generated, information on clean-up teams is included in this presentation.
the latest information about crimes targeted at their age group and prevention methods to Speaker: Special Agent Jamal Singleton, Methamphetamine Response Team, Illinois State Police
spread throughout your community.
SESSION P: See for Yourself /Making Safe Driving Choices
New state trafﬁc laws and the importance of making safe driving decisions will be discussed. Illinois State Police will
With Assistance provided by: demonstrate the importance of occupant restraint devices. You will see for yourself what happens when a person doesn’t
take the time to buckle up or secure a child in a car seat. Two life-size dummies, an adult and child will be placed in a
truck cab unbelted and a 15-MPH rollover crash will be simulated. A powerful visual demonstration!
• Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police • National Association of TRIADS, Inc.
Speaker: Trooper Angie Kinstner, Safety Education Ofﬁcer, Illinois State Police, District #21
• Illinois Attorney General’s Ofﬁce • State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s Ofﬁce
• Illinois Department on Aging • Elderly Service Ofﬁcer Association, Inc. SESSION Q: Seniors at Risk: Chicago PD Intervention Programs
• Illinois Sheriff’s Association • Law Enforcement Foundation of Illinois The Chicago Police Department has produced several training videos for First Responders in Chicago that address
the growing senior citizen population. This session will review those videos and provide you with recommendations
• Illinois State Police • Chicago Police Department
on how to incorporate this information into your agency. The ﬁrst video is “Senior at Risk” identifying senior citizens
• Cook County Sheriff’s Ofﬁce at risk, and department procedures. The next video is a scenario of ofﬁcers responding to self-neglect in a non-life
• Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police
threatening situation. The third video is a scenario addressing a self-neglect situation in a life threatening situation.
• Will County Sheriff’s Police • Department of Justice: Ofﬁce of Victims of Crime, A fourth video is a scenario on a court order from a judge to have the senior citizen removed from the premises for
Training and Technical Assistance Center possible evaluation and/or treatment. Time permitting, bonus videos will be shown on extreme weather and the senior
• Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board citizen emergency bracelet program
• AARP Speaker: Lt. Jeff Hoffman, Chicago PD
3:45 – 4:00 PM CLOSING CEREMONIES / DOOR PRIZES
10:15 - 11:30 SESSIONS I, J, K
Thursday, September 27, 2007
SESSION I: Project Lifesaver / Community Hospices of America
Project Lifesaver of Knox County is a non-proﬁt, grass roots organization working to provide persons in Knox County 8:00 – 10:00 AM REGISTRATION
with the newest state of the art technology to provide safe return in case a person wanders away from their caregiver.
This technology involves a transmitter worn on a bracelet with a global positioning system (GPS) which will enable the
search and rescue personnel to locate that individual within an average of 30 minutes. Caregivers, law enforcement and 8:00 – 9:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
individuals with autism, downs syndrome or various states of dementia could beneﬁt greatly from this presentation.
9:00 – 9:30 AM WELCOME
Community Hospices of America will present a short presentation on how family members and the terminally ill can
choose to deal with the “end of life.”
Speaker: Mrs. Becky Condreay, President, Project Lifesaver of Knox County & Community Hospices of America Capt. John Jesernik, Illinois State TRIAD Chairman
Mr. Edward Hutchison, National Association of TRIADS
SESSION J: Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P.): The
“Best Choice” is an educated choice! 9:30– 11:00 AM SESSION A (GENERAL SESSION): Cons, Scams
and High Tech Crime Investigations Targeting Seniors
S.H.I.P. is a free counseling service provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation,
Division of Insurance. S.H.I.P. does not sell or solicit insurance and is not an insurance plan. Rather, this program trains Are you tired of being targeted by unscrupulous users of the internet? Not sure how to tell if an offer is legitimate or a
counselors who assist seniors with selecting the “best” insurance programs that ﬁt the individual’s needs. A general fraud? Utilizing a multimedia presentation and a live Internet connection, this seminar will demonstrate different scams
overview of Medicare Part D enrollment and Medicare managed programs will be conducted also. This seminar will and frauds affecting seniors who are using computers and the Internet. Law enforcement ofﬁcers will receive a basic
introduce you to the network of counselors and the beneﬁts of their services from across the state. overview on locating and documenting evidence involved with high tech crimes as they learn how to identify potential
scams and to recognize many of the current trends being utilized by the con artists.
Speakers: Bryan Padgett, Outreach Coordinator, S.H.I.P., Illinois Division
Theresa Lukow, Senior Advantage Coordinator & Kankakee County S.H.I.P, Riverside Medical Center Speaker: Mr. Hale Guyer, Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, College of DuPage
SESSION K: Overview of Parking Program for Persons with 11:10 AM – 12:00 PM - POSTING OF THE COLORS
The Olivet Nazarene University ROTC Honor Guard
This session will provide an overview of the persons with disabilities parking program. Items covered will include the
proper use, display and authorizations of placards issued by the Secretary of State’s ofﬁce, disability plates – how to
obtain and who is authorized to use; fraud and abuse of placards and plates and how to report offenders; enforcement
of the program from an ofﬁcer’s perspective, and how to verify the placard and legitimate use of these privileges. (Ms. Lisa Madigan, Illinois Attorney General has been invited to make the presentations.)
Special Presentation: National Association of TRIADS, Inc.
Speaker: Bill Bogdan, Disabilities Liaison, Illinois Secretary of State’s Ofﬁce
11:30 -11:40 AM BREAK 12:00 – 1:15 PM LUNCH
11:40 AM – 1:00 PM LUNCH Speaker: Hon. Larry Trent, Director of the Illinois State Police
“The Illinois State Police and Senior Initiatives”
Special Guest Speaker: Chief Larry Brunson, Illinois Association of Chief’s of Police
1:00 – 2:15 PM SESSIONS L, M, N 1:30 – 2:45 PM SESSIONS B, C, D
SESSION L: Kane County Elder Fatality Review Team SESSION B: Legal Updates: Illinois Criminal Law as it Relates to
This seminar will focus on a variety of topics targeted to help law ofﬁcials have a better understanding of dementia the Elderly.
and Alzheimer’s disease. Helpful issues including Alzheimer’s disease statistics, dementia and driving, gun safety,
trauma and dementia, wandering, search and rescue, the art of communication and the Safe Return Program will be This presentation will cover recent legislation and case law dealing with offenses against the elderly. It will include
explored. This program is appropriate for all “gate keepers” in our community wishing to learn more about supporting information from the perspective of prosecutors, law enforcement, and the press.
and assisting someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Speaker: Don Hays, Senior Staff Counsel, Ofﬁce of the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor.
Speakers: Melanie Adams, Senior Program Manager, Alzheimer’s Association
Fran Hankin, Director, Community Education & Family Services, Alzheimer’s Association
SESSION C: Safety Training and Resource (STAR) Program SESSION G: The Interrelationships of Self Neglect and Elder
The Safety Training and Resource (STAR) Initiative is an innovative, citizen-led program designed to assist local Abuse / Exploitation: At Risk Seniors in Our
law enforcement agencies and emergency responders by collecting and disseminating local private sector resource Communities
information for community preparedness. This presentation will teach TRIAD members how to establish a successful
STAR program in their community as they partner with ﬁrst responders and take proactive measures toward community A panel will discuss some of the issues that face our communities when trying to assess and intervene with seniors who
preparedness. are at risk of harm related to their own self-neglecting behaviors. The vulnerability of the self-neglecting senior may
Speakers: John Matthews, Executive Director, Community Safety Institute also increase their risk of elder abuse and exploitation by other people. In 2006, the Elder Abuse and Neglect Act was
Ed Hutchison, Director, National Association of TRIADS, Inc. amended to include provisions for self-neglecting seniors. The limitations and impact of this act will be discussed.
Speakers: Marshall Hayes, M.S., Executive Director, Elder Care Services of DeKalb County, IL
SESSION D: Starting a Rural TRIAD / R.U.OK: Knox County Ranelle Eigisti, M.S. RN, Protective Services Supervisor,
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, Kankakee, IL
Yellow Dot Program: Will County Lucinda LaPierre. B.S.W., Self Neglect Case Manager,
Catholic Charities, Kankakee, IL
This workshop will provide information on how to set up a rural TRIAD and will cover many of the programs implemented Rene’ Riegle, B.S., Elder Abuse Primary Caseworker, Catholic Charities, Kankakee, IL
in Knox County. Like most counties in Illinois, Knox County is predominately an agricultural based community. This
led to several creative programs including the R.U.OK health and welfare telephone monitoring service.
The Yellow Dot Program is similar to the File of Life where-in pertinent medical information is kept readily available in 4:15 – 4:30 PM BREAK
a residence for emergency responders. Learn how the Will County Sheriff’s Ofﬁce has expanded this program to your
personal vehicle. 4:30 – 5:30 PM SENIOR AWARDS CEREMONY
Speakers: Deputy Tom Morse, Knox County Sheriff’s Dept.
Master of Ceremonies: Mrs. Katie Walsh, Cook County Sheriff’s Ofﬁce
Director Barry Bonazzi, Will County Sheriff’s Dept.
(Light refreshments to follow.)
2:45 – 3:00 PM BREAK 5:30 – 7:00 PM DINNER ON YOUR OWN
3:00 – 4:15 PM SESSIONS E, F, G 6:30 – 8:30 PM DESSERT RECEPTION
SESSION E: Pilot program: Criminal History Checks for Nursing Entertainment by the Vintage Vocals performing as The Andrews Sisters
Home Employees and Residents
The results of a pilot program requiring background checks for nursing home residents and the pilot program for criminal
history checks for nursing home employees will be the focus for this presentation. New initiatives to protect seniors in Friday, September 28, 2007
these facilities will also be introduced.
Speakers: Ms. Cara Smith, Deputy Chief of Staff - Policy and Communications for the Illinois Attorney General’s Ofﬁce 7:30 – 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Mr. Marcel Reid, Illinois State Police Bureau of Identiﬁcation Executive Ofﬁcer
SESSION F: Awareness of Special Needs of the Elderly: A fast 7:45 - 10:00 AM REGISTRATION / INFORMATION DESK
track to aging.
8:00 – 10:00 AM SESSION H (GENERAL SESSION):
Participants will have a heightened awareness of the needs of the aging population. Experience hands on what it is
like to be a senior through exercises that simulate different degrees of hearing loss, loss of manual dexterity and what
it’s like to have vision loss due to various eye diseases. Participants will have a heightened awareness of the needs
of the aging population. This session is a mini-version of the FVCC sponsored statewide “Train the Trainer, Sensitivity Until his recent retirement from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, when the phone rang in the FBI’s Behavioral
Training.” Analysis Unit, it was a safe bet that the caller on the other end had a grim story to tell. Investigators from all over the
Speaker: Joyce DeRenzy, Director for Senior Services at the Center for Prevention of Abuse world dialed up the small, highly trained cadre of agents in Quantico, VA – known informally as proﬁlers - for help and
advice when leads in their criminal cases turned cold or frayed into inﬁnite and troubling possibilities. SA Saferik’s
expertise is in the area of offenders who target senior, female victims. He spent 10 years researching cases of elderly
women who were raped and murdered. Through his empirical study of 128 cases in 30 states over a 24-year period
and at least 100 other homicides, a picture emerged of potential offenders. This presentation will disclose those ﬁndings
as well as provide an insight into the average age of the offender and their victims.
Speaker: Mark Saferik, Special Agent (ret), Federal Bureau of Investigation
4 10:00 - 10:15 BREAK 5
Midwest Regional TRIAD Conference & 11th Annual Illinois TRIAD Conference Midwest Regional TRIAD Conference & 11th Annual Illinois TRIAD Conference
(Sponsored by the Illinois State TRIAD) (Sponsored by the Illinois State TRIAD)
September 27 & 28, 2007 - Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley, IL September 27 & 28, 2007 - Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley, IL
(Please photocopy for multiple registrations) (Please photocopy for multiple registrations)
Name: _________________________________________________________________ Title: ___________________ Name: _________________________________________________________________ Title: ___________________
Address: ______________________________________ Telephone ________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________ Telephone ________________________________________
City ____________________________________________________ State ________ Zip Code __________________ City ____________________________________________________ State ________ Zip Code __________________
I will bring a Senior Citizen Volunteer from my department (Fill out a separate REGISTRATION form) I will bring a Senior Citizen Volunteer from my department (Fill out a separate REGISTRATION form)
I will bring material about our TRIAD/crime prevention activities to share in the exhibit area. I will bring material about our TRIAD/crime prevention activities to share in the exhibit area.
Indicate which sessions and events you will attend: Indicate which sessions and events you will attend:
DAY ONE - September 27, 2007 DAY ONE - September 27, 2007
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. - Welcome 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. - Welcome
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. 3:00 - 4:15 p.m. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Session A Session B Session E Senior Awards Ceremony Session A Session B Session E Senior Awards Ceremony
Session C Session F _____ # attending Session C Session F _____ # attending
Session D Session G 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Session D Session G 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Dessert Reception & Entertainment Dessert Reception & Entertainment
DAY TWO - September 28, 2007 DAY TWO - September 28, 2007
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. 3:45 Closing 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. 3:45 Closing
Session H Session I Session L Session O Ceremonies Session H Session I Session L Session O Ceremonies
Session J Session M Session P Session J Session M Session P
Session K Session N Session Q Session K Session N Session Q
Lunch, September 27 Lunch, September 28 Lunch, September 27 Lunch, September 28
Soup de jour, vegetable lasagna, and dessert Soup de jour, Mediterranean stuffed chicken, and dessert Soup de jour, vegetable lasagna, and dessert Soup de jour, Mediterranean stuffed chicken, and dessert
Soup de jour, broiled chicken, and dessert Soup de jour, pork marsala, and dessert Soup de jour, broiled chicken, and dessert Soup de jour, pork marsala, and dessert
Registration Fees: (Complete One) Registration Fees: (Complete One)
Full Conference ............................................................. $110 $ ______________ Full Conference ............................................................. $110 $ ______________
One Day Only................................................................. $55 $ ______________ One Day Only................................................................. $55 $ ______________
Full Conference after September 15, 2006. ..................$120 $ ______________ Full Conference after September 15, 2006. ..................$120 $ ______________
Senior or TRIAD Volunteer ............................................ $55 $ ______________ Senior or TRIAD Volunteer ............................................ $55 $ ______________
(ESO Awards Luncheon Only) ...................................... $20 $ ______________ (ESO Awards Luncheon Only) ...................................... $20 $ ______________
Senior Award Winner Conference Fee.......................... $30 $ ______________ Senior Award Winner Conference Fee.......................... $30 $ ______________
TOTAL $ ______________ TOTAL $ ______________
Name of law enforcement participant registered for conference _____________________________________________ Name of law enforcement participant registered for conference _____________________________________________
Check or money order should be made payable to the Law Enforcement Foundation of Illinois (FEIN # 37-1107252) Check or money order should be made payable to the Law Enforcement Foundation of Illinois (FEIN # 37-1107252)
Please fax this form to 217-524-9644 or mail it no later than September 14, 2007, to: Please fax this form to 217-524-9644 or mail it no later than September 14, 2007, to:
Illinois State TRIAD Illinois State TRIAD
P.O. Box 7198 P.O. Box 7198
Springﬁeld, IL 62791-7198 Springﬁeld, IL 62791-7198
No refunds will be made after the September 15, 2007 deadline. Cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds will be made after the September 15, 2007 deadline. Cancellations must be made in writing.
Those made prior to the deadline will be refunded less a $10.00 administrative fee. For more information about the Those made prior to the deadline will be refunded less a $10.00 administrative fee. For more information about the
conference or registration, call 217-524-1564. conference or registration, call 217-524-1564.
Hotel Reservations: Please contact the Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley directly at 815-939-3501 to make your hotel Hotel Reservations: Please contact the Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley directly at 815-939-3501 to make your hotel
reservations. A nightly rate of $72.16, which includes all fees and taxes, has been negotiated. You must mention reservations. A nightly rate of $72.16, which includes all fees and taxes, has been negotiated. You must mention
you are attending the Illinois TRIAD Conference to get this rate. you are attending the Illinois TRIAD Conference to get this rate.
CUT OFF DATE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2007. CUT OFF DATE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2007.