ODP Staff Training – this section is for ODP staff only and includes an Orientation curriculum for new ODP staff.  In addition to courses available below, Quality Management Modules 101 - 104 are also part of the ODP Orientation. 

Click here to access the QM Modules in the Quality Management Certification Program. 


This course is limited to ODP Staff only

In this webinar you will learn about Community Health Choices (CHC) and its intersection with the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP).  The webinar will also cover how to handle different enrollment scenarios between CHC and ODP (both ODP to CHC and CHC to ODP). 

61 minutes

This course is limited to ODP Staff only

First in a series of webcasts that builds your knowledge as an important member of the ODP team. It is recommended that you view this webcast before continuing on to other lessons. 

Common language and terms, the mission and vision of DPW and ODP and some of the resources available to ODP staff and all stakeholders will be described.

9 minutes

This course is limited to ODP Staff only

Focus on historical milestones, both in Pennsylvania and nationally, that have helped to shape developmental disability services in Pennsylvania.  Learn how history influences current ODP philosophy and practice.

34 minutes

This course is limited to ODP Staff only

Builds upon the the history of Pennsylvania’s developmental disability services, and describes the programs administered by the Bureau of Autism Services.

35 minutes

This course is limited to ODP Staff only

Focus on the history of state centers and continuing efforts to provide quality supports and services for individuals.

19 minutes