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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: November 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Newsletter November 2018
Purpose Please enjoy the November 2018 ODP Newsletter. In this issue: IRRC approves 6100 regulations, comprehensive employment report now available, Pressure Injury Prevention Day, and more.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: November 13, 2018
Type: Health Alert
Audience: Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: Health Alert: Maintaining Skin Integrity and Preventing Pressure Injuries
Purpose November 15 is Pressure Injury Prevention Day. Please help the Office of Developmental Programs to widely distribute the attached Health Alert, Maintaining Skin Integrity and Preventing Pressure Injuries.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 24, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Name / Link: 097-18 (REISSUE): Listening Sessions For Self-Advocates & Families
Purpose To announce listening sessions with the Office of Developmental Programs Acting Secretary Kristin Ahrens planned throughout the Commonwealth for self-advocates and their families.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: November 6, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Name / Link: 100-18: Home & Community Based Services Provider Settings Self-Assessment Update 4
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to update providers about the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) progress regarding feedback on the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Provider Self-Assessments.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: November 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: Enhanced Communication Rate Request Form 11-1-2018
Purpose This communication provides a process for providers to request an enhanced communication rate for Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Community Living Waiver services for individuals who use Sign Language to communicate.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: November 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 099-18: Requesting an Enhanced Communication Rate for Services for Individuals Who Use Sign Language
Purpose This communication provides a process for providers to request an enhanced communication rate for Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Community Living Waiver services for individuals who use Sign Language to communicate.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 26, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 098-18: Now Available on MYODP Waiver Amendment Webinar Recording
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to inform all interested parties of the availability of the recording of the webinar regarding the Consolidated, Community Living and P/FDS Waiver amendments effective November 1, 2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 26, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link:  Final Comprehensive Employment Report-Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) August 2018
Purpose To announce the release of the Office of Developmental Program’s first comprehensive employment report.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 26, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 096-18: Office of Developmental Program's First Comprehensive Employment Report
Purpose To announce the release of the Office of Developmental Program’s first comprehensive employment report.
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: October 22, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Name / Link: BAW 18-24 : AAW Supports & Services Directory (October 2018)
Purpose To communicate that the most recent AAW Supports & Services Directory is now published.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 22, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 095-18: Now Available Version 2 of the Community Participation Supports Question and Answer Document 
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to announce the release of Version 2 of the Community Participation Supports Question and Answer Document. The document contains both updated and new material relating to commonly asked questions on Community Participation Supports.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 18, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Dr. Cherpes Report: "The Fatal Four" Major Health Issues
Purpose In August 2018, ODP hosted ten meetings across Pennsylvania on the topic of “Ensuring Health and Safety in Group Homes” for residential habilitation providers. Attendees included CEOs/CFOs from residential providers and representatives from the Administrative Entities. The meetings featured a presentation by Dr. Gregory Cherpes on “The Fatal Four” major health issues that are common among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) residing in community based residential settings. At the conclusion of the meetings, surveys were sent to the nearly 400 attendees. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey in two separate sections: Residential Provider results and Administrative Entity Results.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 19, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: Health and Safety in Residential Services: What ODP is Doing to Improve Services
Purpose This session will provide an overview of the planning and action steps that ODP is undertaking in order to address health and safety factors in the residential system of care, including a historical perspective of the last two decades of system development in contrast to the changing population we serve today. In addition we hope to heighten awareness of inherent risk factors associated with providing support to medically and behaviorally challenged individuals and strategies to mitigate these factors.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 15, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 093-18: Claim and Service Documentation Requirements Webcast and Webinars
Purpose This communication is to announce the scheduled webcast, “Claim and Service Documentation Requirements: for Providers of Consolidated, Community Living and Person/Family Directed Support Waiver Services and Targeted Services Management (TSM)” will be available Monday, Oct. 22. This communication also announces upcoming webinars intended as a follow-up to the webcast.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 15, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 092-18: Clarification on Declining a Communication Assessment Report
Purpose To clarify the use of the Harry M. indicator in HCSIS when a class member has declined the Communication Assessment.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 15, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Dual Diagnosis Conference 2018 : Broadening Understanding, Strengthening Support November 13, 14, & 15 2018
Purpose Join us at a statewide conference focused on building capacity to support the complex needs of individuals in the community.The Conference is being held November 13, 14 and 15, 2018 in Altoona, PA. The attachment contains registration information, conference schedule and session descriptions. This is a reminder that registration is currently open.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 12, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 091-18: Additional Waiver Amendment Webinar Available
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to inform all interested parties that an additional webinar has been scheduled regarding the approved Consolidated, Community Living and P/FDS waivers effective November 1, 2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 090-18: College of Employment Services ACRE Update Unlimited Seats Available
Purpose To announce the availability of unlimited seats for the College of Employment Services (CES) Online Association of Community Rehabilitation Educations (ACRE) Basic Employment Certification Course.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 2018-2019 Flu Season Health Alert Correction
Purpose The Office of Developmental Programs is sending out this reminder to get immunized against the flu.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 5, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Behavioral Specialists
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 2018-2019 PA Community on Transition Webinar Series Planning for the LifeCourse
Purpose Please help the Office of Developmental Programs to widely share the information below on a series of training webinars offered through The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education. The webinars are part of the 2018-2019 Community on Transition Webinar Series – Planning for the LifeCourse.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 8, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News: October 2018
Purpose Please enjoy the latest edition of the ODP News. We’d love to hear from you. Email us at RA-PWODP_OUTREACH@pa.gov with news or suggestions!
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 3, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: PADES 2018 Conference Agenda Now Available
Purpose To announce the conference agenda for the 2018 PADES Annual Conference
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 4, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: PADES 2018 Registration is Open: October 31 and November 1st 2018 
Purpose Announcement of Annual PADES Conference 2018
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: October 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Name / Link:  BAW 18-23: October, November, December 2018 Schedule of Virtual Trainings Presented by the BAS Clinical Team
Purpose To announce the upcoming schedule of virtual trainings presented by the BAS Clinical Team in October, November and December 2018. These trainings are primarily designed for AAW and ACAP providers. Trainings that are also open to providers serving individuals with autism in other programs, including the Consolidated, P/FDS and Community Living waivers, are indicated on the schedule below.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 089-18: New Course Available: Dual Diagnosis Training
Purpose To inform that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has made available an ODP-approved Dual Diagnosis Training curriculum
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Name / Link: 088-18: Home and Community Based Services Provider Settings Self-Assessment Update 2
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to update providers about the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) progress and timelines regarding feedback on the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Provider Self-Assessments.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: KEPRO's SIS Scheduling Portal 9-28-18
Purpose To announce the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) statewide needs assessment vendor, Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. (KEPRO), new Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) scheduling portal for expedited requests and to provide information for 5-year reassessments
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: October 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 087-18: ODP Announces KEPRO's New SIS Scheduling Portal
Purpose To announce the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) statewide needs assessment vendor, Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. (KEPRO), new Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) scheduling portal for expedited requests and to provide information for 5-year reassessments
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 27, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 086-18: HCSIS Release 10.0 Newsletter Now Available
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication is intended to announce that the Home and Community Services Information System (HCSIS) 10.0 Release Newsletter is now available under the HCSIS Information hyperlink found on the Learning Management System (LMS) located on the HCSIS homepage.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 26, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 085-18: Now Available-Amendments to the Consolidated, Community Living, and P/FDS Waivers Approved by CMS
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to inform all interested parties of the submission and approval of the amendments to the Consolidated, Community Living, and P/FDS waivers (hereafter referred to as the Intellectual Disability and Autism [ID/A] waivers) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ID/A waiver amendments are available on the Department of Human Services website. The waiver amendments will be effective November 1, 2018.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 25, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 084-18: Revised Qualification Process for New Providers
Purpose The purpose of this Announcement is to communicate that an updated process for Administrative Entities (AEs) to validate that new provider applicants have satisfied all Provider Qualification requirements will become effective October 1, 2018. NOTE: Informational Memos 044-16, 068-12, and 010-14, and ODP Announcement 114-17 are obsolete as of the publication of this announcement.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 24, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 083-18: Housing Transition and Tenancy Sustaining Services
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication is intended to provide further instructions and clarification on the use of Housing Transition and Tenancy Sustaining Services available through the Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support, and Community Living waivers (hereafter referred to as Intellectual Disability and/or Autism (ID/A) waivers).
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: September 18, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Name / Link: PA WIPA Directory August 2018 (WIPA Brochure 2017)
Purpose For providers who support participants in considering and pursuing employment, attached are some helpful resources regarding the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) Program including a) a brochure that you can share with participants and their families as you discuss employment and b) a directory of WIPA staff which your agency can use to reach out to them with specific questions or for additional training or resources.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 21, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Registration is Open! PADES 2018 October 31 and November 1 2018
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to announce the upcoming PADES 2018 conference and registration.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 20, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Dual Diagnosis Conference 2018: Broadening Understanding, Strengthening Support November 13, 14, & 15, 2018
Purpose Join us at a statewide conference focused on building capacity to support the complex needs of individuals in the community.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: SAVE THE DATE:  6th Annual Life sharing Conference October 15th and 16th, 2018
Purpose This year’s theme is designed to reignite the spark and passion related to all aspects of Lifesharing. From getting your Program started to the day-to-day celebrations and obstacles that life presents as we strive to successfully support our families and individuals in Lifesharing.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 13, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Positive Approaches & Practices Meeting Agenda September 27, 2018
Purpose This opportunity will allow for a collective discussion related to how BHOs are shaping services to respond to the complex needs of individuals with dual diagnosis (DD). The focus of conversation will be addressing some of the barriers that impact service delivery, along with innovative strategies to address the changing needs of individuals. The panel will also address some of the questions posed by attendees throughout the day.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 031-15: ODP Addendum Informational Packet Attachment
Purpose Addendum to the 031-15 communication
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 031-15: Attachment 4 Mandatory Reporter Informational Memo
Purpose To notify employees and administrators of facilities (including an organization or group of people that uses public funds and is paid, in part, to provide care and support to adults in a licensed or unlicensed setting) of the mandatory reporting requirements set forth in the Adult Protective Services (APS) Act. Forms and instructions are available on the Department’s website at www.dhs.pa.gov under Report Abuse>Adult Protective Services.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 7, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News: September 2018
Purpose ODP Newsletter for September 2018
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 6, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 082-18: College of Employment Services ACRE Update--500 Additional Seats Available
Purpose To announce the availability of 500 additional seats for the College of Employment Services (CES) Online Association of Community Rehabilitation Educations (ACRE) Basic Employment Certification Course.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: September 5, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 081-18: Public Comment Opportunity:  Guidance for the Development of Human Rights Teams and Human Rights Committees
Purpose To announce the availability of the draft Guidance for the Development of Human Rights Teams and Human Rights Committees bulletin for public comment.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 30, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 080-18: Now Available: Quality Assessment and Improvement (QA&I) Annual Statewide Report for Cycle 1 Year 1 Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication announces the release of the Quality Assessment and Improvement (QA&I) Annual Statewide Report for Cycle 1 Year 1, FY2017-2018 and an ODP Webinar scheduled to review the findings with stakeholders.
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Issued By: Department of Human Services
Issue Date: August 28, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: OMHSAS & ODP Statewide Positive Approaches & Practices Meeting Sept 27,2018
Purpose The mission of this group is: “To improve people’s lives by increasing local capacity to provide supports to individuals with mental health and behavioral challenges through the guiding principles of Positive Approaches, Everyday Lives and the Recovery Movement with cross-office collaboration.”
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 21, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 079-18:  College of Employment Services Webinar:  (ACRE) Basic Employment Certification Overview August 28, 2018
Purpose This is to announce the availability of a webinar through the College of Employment Services (CES) to provide information and answer frequently asked questions.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: 077-18:  DHS Will Implement Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) by July 1, 2019
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to provide information regarding the Department of Human Services (DHS) EVV implementation schedule.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 078-18:  Data Fix Scheduled to Adjust ISPs To Support Transition from Public Partnership, LLC to Palco, Inc.
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) announcement is intended to communicate that a HCSIS data fix will be performed on August 30, 2018 to adjust Individual Supports Plans (ISPs) to support the transition from Public Partnership LLC (PPL) to the new statewide VF/EA FMS organization, Palco, Inc.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 14, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Health Alert-- Choking: A Medical Emergency
Purpose This Health Alert is intended to make all providers, staff and other caregivers aware of this serious issue of choking. All should become familiar with resources to aid in the identification of individuals at risk for choking, the training of staff and the appropriate documentation of special dietary needs and choking precautions.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 14, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: 076-18:  Required Dual Diagnosis Training for Providers Newly Enrolling to Provide Residential Habilitation Services
Purpose To inform providers that ODP is requiring newly enrolling providers of Residential Habilitation services to complete the ODP-approved Dual Diagnosis Training curriculum. This applies to new Residential Habilitation providers who will be enrolled and qualified to provide these services effective September 1, 2018 and thereafter.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 13, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 075-18:  Person-Centered Thinking Training Available
Purpose To announce the availability of more sessions of two-day Person Centered Thinking training and to provide registration information.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Medication Administration Trainers or Applicants
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 074-18:  Face-to-Face Medication Administration Classroom Training Sessions Scheduled Fall/Winter 2018
Purpose The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) would like to announce the Fall/Winter 2018 schedule of face-to-face Medication Administration classroom training sessions.
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: August 7, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: BAW18-20 Admin Notice: Definition of Billable Units under the AAW
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to define billable units of service under the Adult Autism Waiver. Please note: This communication is a clarification, and a replacement, of the previously-issued Administrative Notice Number BAW18-17.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 046-18 : College of Employment Services ACRE Supplement Update
Purpose To announce a change in the conta ct for Part 2: of the College of Employment Services (CES) Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) Supplement and an increase in the cost for Part 2 of the CES ACRE Basic Employment Certification Course
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 7, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News August 2018
Purpose ODP Newsletter for August 2018
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 7, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 073-18: Updated Contact MyODP Resource Accounts and New Listing of Archived Communications
Purpose To provide updated listings of the Contact MyODP Resource Accounts and archived Developmental Disability Communications.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 7, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Name / Link: 072-18: KEPRO to Administer SIS Assessments
Purpose To announce that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) will be using Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc. (“KEPRO”) to administer Supports Intensity Scale™ (SIS™) assessments beginning October 1, 2018.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 6, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 071-18 Addendum : Request for Approved Program Capacity and Noncontiguous Clearance
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) communication is to inform all interested parties providing services in the Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Community Living Waivers of the new process and form ODP staff will utilize in determining Approved Program Capacity (APC) and noncontiguous location clearance.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: August 1, 2018
Type: General
Audience: AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: Money Follows the Person (MFP) Initiative Dual Diagnosis Professional Conference Series September 28,2018
Purpose In this symposium, attendees will review the potential value of pharmacotherapy for people with developmental disabilities and autism.
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: July 31, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: BAW18-17 Admin Notice : Definition of Billable Units Under the Adult Autism Waiver
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to provide the definition of billable units under the Adult Autism Waiver
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: August 1, 2018
Type: Autism
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: AAW Supports Services Directory 2018 July
Purpose To communicate that the most recent AAW Supports & Services Directory is now published.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 5, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 063-18 : Registration Now Open for Fall 2018 ODP Quality Management (QM) Certification Classes
Purpose To provide information on the application process for ODP’s Fall 2018 QM Certification Classes.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 23, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 070-18 : Person Centered Thinking Training Registration Available for Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Sessions
Purpose To announce the availability of Person-Centered Thinking training in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA, and to provide registration information
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 22, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 069-18:  Extended Public Comment Opportunity Transportation (Per Trip) Fee Schedule Rates Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019
Purpose The purpose of this ODP announcement is to inform the above mentioned audience of an extension of the time to submit comments concerning the Transportation (Trip) cost report template. The comment period deadline for the proposed Transportation (Trip) rates has been extended from July 23, 2018 to July 30, 2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 19, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 068-18 : Informational Meetings Regarding Transition to New VF/EA
Purpose This communication is to notify stakeholders of the opportunity to meet staff from Palco Inc., the newly selected Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) Financial Management Services (FMS)
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: July 18, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
Supports Brokers
Name / Link: Pennsylvania Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program 2018 Community of Practice Webinar Series: The Use of Assistive Technology and Conversations with Employers July 24, 2018
Purpose How can you discuss with an employer how equipment might be used, how it will be paid for, and who might be of assistance in making this work? Join us to hear about communication with potential employers about the successful use of Assistive Technology while on the job.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 067-18 : Now Available--Transportation Trip Rate Assumptions Log and Waiver Amendment Public Comment Webinar
Purpose To announce that the Transportation Trip Rate Assumptions Log and the Waiver Amendment Public Comment Webinar are now available online. This announcement also serves as a reminder that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is accepting public comments on the proposed waiver amendments and Transportation Trip rates until 11:59PM on July 23, 2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 15, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 066-18 : Palco, Inc. to be Statewide Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent
Purpose To announce that The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has selected Palco, Inc. to be the new statewide Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) Financial Management Service (FMS).
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Certified Investigators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 065-18 : Certified Investigator Forums: Registration Open For July Sessions
Purpose To communicate registration information for the July Certified Investigator Forums that Temple University’s Institute on Protective Services will be facilitating.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 16, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: Pennsylvania Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program 2018 Community of Practice Webinar Series: The Use of Assistive Technology and Conversations with Employers July 24, 2018 2-3:30 pm
Purpose How can you discuss with an employer how equipment might be used, how it will be paid for, and who might be of assistance in making this work? Join us to hear about communication with potential employers about the successful use of Assistive Technology while on the job.
Status: current
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Issued By: Department of Human Services
Issue Date: July 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Department of Human Services Announces Successful Transition of Hamburg State Center Residents to Community-Based Settings
Purpose DHS Public Announcement
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 064-18 : Person-Centered Thinking Training Registration Available July 30-31, 2018 Harrisburg Session
Purpose To announce the availability of Person-Centered Thinking training in Harrisburg, PA, and to provide registration information.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 10, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News: July 2018 
Purpose ODP Newsletter for July 2018
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: July 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 062-18 : Cycle 1, Year 2 Quality Assessment & Improvement Process: All Self-Assessments Begin July 1, 2018
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication announces the start of Cycle 1, Year 2 of the Quality Assessment & Improvement (QA&I) Process.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 28, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Name / Link: 061-18 : Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Self-Assessment Status Update 2
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to inform providers of an extension through July 18, 2018 to which ODP will be communicating about service locations for which no HCBS Settings Self-Assessment have been submitted
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 25, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 060-18 : Quality Assessment & Improvement Changes for Fiscal Year 2018-2019
Purpose This ODP communication provides a summary of the changes related to Cycle 1, Year 2 of the Quality Assessment & Improvement (QA&I) Process for the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year and posting of revised QA&I resource materials on the MyODP Training & Resource Center. As a reminder, any information regarding the QA&I Process can be accessed under the following path on MyODP: Resources > ODP Information > QA&I Process. All entities and staff with a role in the QA&I process should review all resource materials so they are aware of the changes and can properly implement and complete the QA&I Process.
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: June 24, 2018
Type: Autism
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: BAW18-16 Announcement : July, August, September 2018 Schedule of Virtual Trainings Presented by the BAS Clinical Team
Purpose To announce the upcoming schedule of virtual trainings presented by the BAS Clinical Team in July, August and September 2018. These trainings are primarily designed for AAW and ACAP providers. Trainings that are also open to providers serving individuals with autism in other programs, including the Consolidated, P/FDS and Community Living waivers, are indicated on the schedule below.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 16, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 058-18 : Vendor Fiscal/Employer (VF/EA) Agent Wage and Benefit Ranges for Specific Participant Directed Services Effective July 1, 2018
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication is intended to issue the wage and benefit range tables for specific participant directed services (PDS) provided to participants utilizing the VF/EA FMS model, effective July 1, 2018. The wage ranges and benefit allowance are unchanged from Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 19, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 059-18 : Public Comment Opportunity-Waiver Amendments and Transportation (Per Trip) Fee Schedule Rates
Purpose To announce that proposed amendments to the Consolidated, P/FDS and Community Living Waivers effective November 1, 2018, as well as new proposed Fee Schedule Rates for Transportation (per trip) effective January 1, 2019, are available for public review and comment. There is a 30-day public comment period that starts on June 23, 2018 and ends on July 23, 2018.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 18, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Name / Link: 057-18 : Agency with Choice (AWC) Wage Ranges and Benefit Allowance for Specific Participant Directed Services Effective July 1, 2018
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication is intended to provide the wage range tables for specific participant directed services provided to participants utilizing the AWC FMS model effective July 1, 2018. The wage ranges and benefit allowance are unchanged from Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The following is a brief overview of the items that are included in this communication.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 13, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 056-18 : Process For Updating AE, SCO and Provider Contact Information For Quality Assessment And  Improvement Process
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Announcement is intended to instruct AEs, SCOs, and Providers to review and submit updates to their primary and secondary contact information for the Quality Assessment and Improvement (QA&I) Process
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 12, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 055-18 : Certified Investigator Program: Initial Certified Investigator and Peer Review Courses are Now Available
Purpose The purpose of this communication is to notify ODP stakeholders that the registrations for the Initial Certified Investigator (CI) and Certified Investigator Peer Review Course are now available on myODP.org. The courses posted cover the rest of the 2018 calendar year.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 13, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 054-18 : Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Self Assessment Status Update 1
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to inform providers that the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Provider Self-Assessment period closed on June 12, 2018 and to provide an update on the status of the process.
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: June 11, 2018
Type: Autism
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Name / Link: BAW18-15 Admin Notice: Provider Quarterly Summary Reports (QSR) Frequently Asked Questions
Purpose To provide Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to the current Quarterly Summary Report (QSR) process
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 11, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News: June 2018
Purpose Please enjoy the latest edition of the ODP News. We’d love to hear from you. Email us at RA-PWODP_OUTREACH@pa.gov with news or suggestions!
Status: current
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Issued By: Department of Human Services
Issue Date: June 3, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 052-18 : Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Needs Exception Allowance Rates for Period July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Purpose The purpose of this Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) announcement is to inform the above mentioned audience that ODP will be initiating the approved FY 17-18 Needs Exception Allowance rates for the period from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 and a provider/individual specific letter will not be issued.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: June 6, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 053-18 : Certified Investigator Report Administrative Review Manual and Supporting Items Are Now Available
Purpose To announce the creation and posting of the Administrative Review Process Manual as a tool for Administrative Review Committees, to announce Q&A sessions, to provide registration details and inform the audience that a revised version of the Certified Investigation Report (CIR) is now available.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 29, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Name / Link: 051-18 : ODP Cost Report Information for Waiver Transportation Providers
Purpose The purpose of this ODP announcement is to inform the above mentioned audience that the following Year 10 Transportation (Trip) cost report template materials are attached and available on the MyODP website.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 28, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Behavioral Specialists
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Name / Link: BAW18-14 Informational Memo : Adult Autism Waiver Support & Services Directory May 2018
Purpose To communicate that the most recent AAW Supports & Services Directory is now published.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 29, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: ODP Communication 050-18: Quality Assessment and Improvement Training Webinars June 14 2018 & June 21, 2018
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) communication announces the training webinars of the Quality Assessment & Improvement (QA&I) Process for Cycle 1, Year 2.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 23, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Name / Link: MFP ConferenceSeries: Behavioral Manifestations of Physical Pain and Illness
Purpose To announce a facilitated panel session to address the many physical conditions, including pain, which may mimic mental health or behavioral difficulties.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 23, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Supports Brokers
Name / Link: 049-18 : 2018 Supports Broker Certification Training
Purpose To announce the availability of 2018 Department approved Supports Broker certification training.
Status: current
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Issued By: Department of Human Services
Issue Date: May 21, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: EFSLMP Provider Transformation 2.0 Webinar Series
Purpose These webinars are designed for community rehabilitation providers (CRPs) who have already begun to transform their service delivery model to one with an emphasis on competitive, integrated employment as the priority outcome for individuals served.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 15, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Behavioral Specialists
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 048-18: Person Centered Thinking Training Reading and Somerset Sessions Added
Purpose To announce the availability of Person Centered Thinking training in Reading, PA and Somerset, PA and to provide registration information.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 8, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 047-18: Webinar Recording Available Regarding Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Provider Self Assessment
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to inform providers of the availability of a webinar recording and accompanying PowerPoint regarding the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Provider Self-Assessment.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 045-18 : College of Direct Support Informational Webinar-- Administrative Overview and Refresher May 23rd 2018 2-3 pm
Purpose This is to announce a webinar providing an overview and refresher for using the College of Direct Supports (CDS).
Status: current
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Issued By: Upcoming Events
Issue Date: May 9, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) Informational Webinars Presented by Office of Long Term Living
Purpose These webinars will cover the basics of the CESP, including the upcoming changes to the test delivery to be given in a computer-based format.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 6, 2018
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP News: May 2018
Purpose Please enjoy the latest edition of the ODP News. We’d love to hear from you. Email us at RA-PWODP_OUTREACH@pa.gov with news or suggestions!
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 3, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: 044-18 : Person-Centered Thinking Training--Adult Session Added
Purpose To announce the availability of a Person Centered Thinking training in Reading, PA and to provide registration information.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 2, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: Money Follows the Person (MFP) Initiative Dual Diagnosis Professional Conference Series
Purpose To announce a one day conference hosted by the Office of Developmental Programs and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services The Importance of Recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as Key to Improving Outcomes for Individuals, Families, and Agencies.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: May 1, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: The LifeSharing Coalition Presents the 6th Annual LifeSharing Conference
Purpose Announcing the 6th Annual Lifesharing Conference to be held October 15th & 16th 2018
Status: current
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