Full Lives Conference for Direct Service Professionals

The 15th Annual Full Lives Conference, Pathways for Full Community Involvement, was held March 30 & 31 at the Hotel Captain Cook. Check back this fall for the 2017 dates.

We are honored to announce the Outstanding Direct Service Professional 2016 Award Winners.

  • Marlane Waggoner, with Community Connections ~ Alzheimer's Disease and Other Age-Related Dementia/Elder Care
  • Mona Nollner, with Tanana Chiefs Conference ~ Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
  • Julie Davies, with the Alaska Brain Injury Network ~ Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Jason Mongar, with Hope Community Resources ~ Developmental Disabilities
  • Betsy Chivers, with Denali Life Planning ~ Severe Mental Illness

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The annual Full Lives Conference is hosted by the UAA-Center for Human Development and has been an ongoing event since 2002. This event is a two-day statewide motivational, educational, and networking opportunity for direct service staff providing support in developmental disabilities, behavioral health, traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse/prevention, and senior services. This event is the only comprehensive conference for Alaska's direct support providers (DSP's). Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate Alaska's DSP's.

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Exhibitors & Advertising

AADSC Awards


Past Conferences

Contact Information:
Megan Moody

UAA Center for Human Development
2702 Gambell St. Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 272-8270
Toll Free: 1 (800) 243-2199
Fax: (907) 274-4802