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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 26, 2021
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Thresholds for Community Spread Report Ending February 26, 2021
Purpose Providers, individuals and families should use the Level of Community Transmission information for their county as well as surrounding counties to make informed choices about protecting the health and safety of individuals and staff as well as their families.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 26, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Announcement 21-022 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Department of Human Services (DHS) COVID019 Vaccine Administration Tracker Now Available for Immediate Use
Purpose To announce the release of the Department of Human Services Vaccine Administration Tracker and provide instructions for its use.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 26, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Announcement  21-023: Human Rights Webcasts
Purpose With the recent release of Bulletin 00-21-01 Guidance for Human Rights Teams and Human Rights Committees, ODP is making available a 4-part webcast series titled Human Rights In Depth, which provides additional information and support for stakeholders involved in implementing the guidance and requirements related to individual rights and restrictive procedures.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 24, 2021
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: 2021 ASD Virtual Seminars - When Disability and the Justice System Collide: A Proactive Approach - Save the Date
Purpose This seminar is intended for providers or any supporter in the disability system who is interested a) in understanding ways to reduce potential risk and b) in understanding the justice system focusing on the role of advocacy and intervention if an individual they support becomes involved in the criminal justice system.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 22, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Virtual Office Hours (VOH) Provider Risk Screening March 10, 2021
Purpose This session will offer a review of Phase 1 of the Administrative Entity Provider Risk Screening Process to include background of process development, an overview of Phase 1, and a review of the Phase 1 Tool.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 22, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP March 2021Training Calendar 
Purpose The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is pleased to announce its March trainings. Please use the hyperlinked title listed below to register for the session. Please email: RA-PWODP_OUTREACH@pa.gov if you have any questions.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 19, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: New MyODP Podcast: Guest Series with Jordan Hollander: A Few Thoughts About Thoughts
Purpose This is the first episode in a three-part series with our first guest, Jordan Hollander. As supporters, one of our primary objectives is to ensure the person we support is happy and feels good, right? Jordan joins us to talk about his thoughts on the broader definition of happiness and how thoughts can sometimes be a barrier to achieving a more meaningful life.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 18, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: PA Department of Human Services (DHS) COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ
Purpose The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) is working closely with other commonwealth agencies to assist in the distribution of vaccines to the populations we serve and providers to those populations. Vaccination is a critical part in our fight against COVID-19 and overcoming this pandemic, and we want all Pennsylvanians to feel safe, informed, and prepared to participate in this process when the opportunity comes.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 16, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: Immediate Action Required--COVID 19 Vaccine Information Needed!
Purpose To enter information, save a copy of the spreadsheet and use the filter button at the top of the column to show only your agency. Complete the requested information for each home operated by your agency, save the sheet, and send it as an attachment to ra-pw6100regadmin@pa.gov.
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: February 14, 2021
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: BEST PRACTICE STANDARDS IN BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT
Purpose The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) recognizes that effective, quality behavioral support must be grounded in and informed by basic, broadly accepted knowledge and processes. We are excited to disseminate the Best Practice Standards in Behavioral Support to streamline expectations and practices for those individuals providing behavioral support in ODP programs. Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/7822408818569088011
Status: current