The Office of Developmental Programs has created a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates webpage for stakeholders to stay up to date with updates and resources from ODP.
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Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) Virtual Training - Now Available on MyODP
ODPANN 20-081: Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) Virtual Training Now Available on MyODP
To announce the availability of a virtual FBA Training on MyODP.
ODPANN 20-082: Update to the Adult Autism Waiver Provider Information Table
The purpose of this communication is to inform all interested parties
that the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Provider Information Table (PIT) is
being released with updated procedure codes for the Specialized Skill
Development: Behavioral Specialist service.
ODPANN 20-083: Provider Requalification for Cycle 1 Year 3
The purpose of this communication is to announce the requalification
process for Cycle 1 Year 3. Below is an updated timeline to meet the
extension based on the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s
subsequent Proclamation of Disaster Emergency.
ODPANN 20-066 Update Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Guidance for Visitation in Residential Settings Licensed by the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) in the Green Phase of the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania
Please assist the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs in disseminating the attached communication: ODPANN 20-066 Updated Guidance for Visitation.
Wolf Administration Announces Strategy to Ease Long-Term Care Facility Restrictions through Gradual Three-Step Process to Protect Vulnerable Populations
Masks: Cloth Face Coverings and Surgical Face Masks
Wearing a face mask has been recommended by the Secretary of Health to
stop the spread of COVID-19. It is expected that staff who provide
services wear a face covering or a mask during the entirety of service
ODP Virtual Training Offerings July 2020
Virtual Training Offerings have expanded! Pre-registration for each session is required.
SAU1 - July Antivirus Power Connect Calendar
Use YOUR power to stay connected through our projects SASE (Self
Advocate Support and Empowerment) and SAPNA (Self Advocacy Power
Network for All).
Community HealthChoices Fact Sheet: Continuity of Care
On June 30, 2020, the continuity of care period for long-term services
and supports in the Northeast, Northwest, and Lehigh/Capital Regions
ended. Community HealthChoices (CHC) is now fully implemented across
Reminder for all AAW and ACAP Behavior Specialists and SCs – New QuestionPro Link for PRE
This is a reminder to all Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Supports Coordinators, AAW Behavioral Specialist providers, and Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Supports Coordinators and Behavioral Health Specialists to use the new QuestionPro link to enter Periodic Risk Evaluation (PRE) assessments, effective July 1, 2020.
The Arc of PA - Making Employment Work: ACRE Basic Certification Training
The Arc of Pennsylvania’s Making Employment Work course is an ACRE Basic
Certification Training. To receive certification, participants must attend a
3‐day, live webinar training and then complete a self‐paced, online curriculum.
The Arc of PA - Discovery Training
This 3-day training provides a comprehensive overview of Discovery (an
alternative to traditional vocational assessments) and how to complete
Discovery. For those seeking to become certified providers of Discovery through
Marc Gold and Associates, it is the pre-requisite training for certification.
This is the ODP's Weekly Digest announcements from June 26th through July 4th, 2020.
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