Jeff Sheen

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Jeff Sheen, MSW is a Project Director at the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD), at Utah State University. For the past seven years he has been involved in directing and evaluating a number of projects designed to improve community resources for individuals with disabilities and their families. These projects include working with IL-NET to provide on-line courses to staff of Centers for Independent Living and Statewide Independent Living Councils, implementing improved care coordination for children with special health care needs, and developing improved Social Security and Medicaid work incentives for individuals with disabilities. Additionally, Mr. Sheen had been participating in Emergency Preparedness activities involving disability issues for the past four years. He attended the first ever National Organization on Disabilities Conference on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities in 2004 and participated in the National Consortium on Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response for People with Disabilities Second Working Meeting in 2005. Mr. Sheen along with colleagues at the CPD, has presented on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities at the annual Utah Bioterrorism/Emergency Preparedness Conferences for the past four years. Mr. Sheen was also a part of the ILRU training development team that developed the training curriculum on Emergency Preparedness for Centers of Independent Living that is the basis for this training. Most recently Mr. Sheen has been directing the Emergency Preparedness for All Utahns project that provides training on emergency preparedness issues for people with disabilities for a variety of audiences including: individuals with disabilities, families of children with special health care needs, and community provider and state agency staff.

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Utah State University
Center for Persons with Disabilities
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800

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