Annual training icon Annual Training Catalogue

Training content is specific to topical areas identified in the 55 PA Code 6100, section §6100.143. In order to help meet the requirements, ODP offers the following training content which may count towards annual training. Use of these specific trainings are not required if your agency provides agency-sponsored or agency-identified training that meets the Annual training requirements of the 55 PA Code 6100.

Trainings are organized by topical areas identified in section §6100.143 and are arranged by credit hours offered. You may only receive one certificate for each training offered, even if the training is offered in multiple topical areas.


Person Centered Practices-- § 6100.143(C)(1)
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework 2 Credit Hours
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II 2 Credit Hours
Participant-Directed Services in ODP: What You Need to Know 1 Credit Hour
Understanding Communication 1 Credit Hour
Acknowledging Self‐Determination in Supporting Participants  1 Credit Hour
Addressing Motivation Issues, Part 1 – Autonomy and Purpose 1 Credit Hour
Addressing Motivation Issues, Part 2 ‐ Mastery 1 Credit Hour
Application of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) 1 Credit Hour
Appropriate and Creative Supports/Services 1 Credit Hour
Assessing and Addressing Communication Needs 1 Credit Hour
Balancing family perspective and participant desires 2 Credit Hour
Behavior- Lets get on the same page 1 Credit Hour
Best Instructional Practice in Teaching Skills and Reporting on Progress- Session 1.-6 .33 Credits/Hour
Best Practices for Interviewing Participants 1 Credit Hour
Building Relationships to Strengthen Person's Support System 1 Credit Hour
Deaf Sensitivity 1.5 Credit Hour
Deaf Space: What Does it Look Like? .33 Credit Hour
Deaf-Blindness 101: Communication and Equal 1 Hour Credit
Employment Service Tools and Strategies for Working with Adults with Autism 1.5 Credit Hour
Engaging Families to be Productive Members of the Team 1 Credit Hour
Executive Functioning 1 Credit Hour
Inclusion: Helping or Hovering 1 Credit Hour
Language Deprivation 1.5 Hour
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) 101 1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 1  1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 2  1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 3  1 Credit Hour
 Navigating the Complexities of Meaningful and Functional Communication  2 Credit Hour
 Nonverbal Communication: Myths and Misconceptions  1 Credit Hour
 Supporting Individuals Across the Lifespan  1 Credit Hour
  Participant-Directed Services in ODP: What You Need to Know   1 Credit Hour
 Reaching Communication Goals through Gradual Implementation  1.5 Credit Hour
 Reconceptualizing Autism  1 Credit Hour
 Removing the Invisibility Cloak  1 Credit Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Credit Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credit Hour
 Spectrum 2.0  
 Stages of Learning  1 Credit Hour
 Supporting Families to Answer Difficult Questions  1 Credit Hour
 Supporting Self-Advocates Across Life Domains  (PTB)  .5 Credit/Hour
 The Art and Science of Support  1 Credit Hour
   The Right to Eat Too Many Donuts and Take a Nap: Self- Determination for ID/DD  2 Credit Hour
 The Seven Senses and Hand-Under-Hand Prompting  1 Credit Hour
 Understanding Communication   
   Understanding Lifesharing: Who would benefit?1  1 Credit Hour
 Using LifeCourse to Support Life’s Transitions  1 Credit Hour
 When a Nonverbal Communicator Gets Hospitalized  .5 Credit/Hour
  Who is PA Family Network? How Do They Support Families and Professionals?  .75 Credit/Hour
 Wonderful World of Visual Schedules  1.5 Credit Hour

Community Integration-- § 6100.143(C)(1)
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework 2 Credit Hours
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II 2 Credit Hours
Building Relationships to Strengthen Person's Support System 1 Credit Hour
Community Engagement Part 1: Philosophy and Practice 1 Credit Hour
Community Engagement Part 2: What is the Research Saying? 1 Credit Hour
Conducting Meaningful Assessments 1 Credit Hour
Employment Service Tools and Strategies for Working with Adults with Autism 1 Credit Hour
Engaging Families to be Productive Members of the Team 1 Credit Hour
Inclusion: Helping or Hovering 1 Credit Hour
 Preparing for Transition to Independence  1 Credit Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Credits Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credits Hour
 Supporting Self-Advocates Across Life Domains  (PTB)  .5 Hour/Session
 Understanding Lifesharing: Who would benefit?  1 Credit Hour
 Using LifeCourse to Support Life’s Transitions  1 Credit Hour


Individual Choice-- § 6100.143(C)(1)
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credit Hours
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II 2 Credit Hours
Participant-Directed Services in ODP: What You Need to Know 1 Credit Hour
Acknowledging Self‐Determination in Supporting Participants 1 Credit Hour
Balancing family perspective and participant desires 2 Credit Hour
Inclusion: Helping or Hovering 1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 1  1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 2  1 Credit Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 3  1 Credit Hour
 Participant-Directed Services in ODP: What You Need to Know   1 Credit Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Credit Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credit Hour
 Supporting Self-Advocates Across Life Domains  (PTB)  .5 Credit Hour
 The Right to Eat Too Many Donuts and Take a Nap: Self- Determination for ID/DD  2 Credit Hour
   Understanding Lifesharing: Who would benefit?  1 Credit Hour
Using LifeCourse to Support Life’s Transitions  1 Credit Hour

Assisting Individuals-- § 6100.143(C)(1)
ODP Deaf Services 2 Credit Hours
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credit Hours
Putting Behavioral Information in the ISP 1 Credit Hour
Acknowledging Self‐Determination in Supporting Participants 1 Credit Hour
Addressing Motivation Issues, Part 1 – Autonomy and Purpose 1 Credit Hour
Addressing Motivation Issues, Part 2 ‐ Mastery 1 Credit Hour
Application of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) 1 Credit Hour
Appropriate and Creative Supports/Services 1 Credit Hour
Assessing and Addressing Communication Needs 1 Credit Hour
Autism and Anxiety 1 Credit Hour
Balancing family perspective and participant desires 2 Hours
Best Instructional Practice in Teaching Skills and Reporting on Progress- Session 1.-6 .33 hour/session
Best Practices When Working with an Interpreter .33 hour/session
Best Practices for Interviewing Participants  1 Hour
Building Relationships to Strengthen Person's Support System 1 Hour
Deaf Sensitivity 1.5 Hour
Deaf Space: What Does it Look Like? .33 Hour
Deaf-Blindness 101: Communication and Equal Access 1 Hour
Employment Service Tools and Strategies for Working with Adults with Autism 1.5 Hour
Employment: Bringing Employers into the Conversation 1.5 Hour
Focus on Life Transitions   1 Hour
Identifying Necessary Resources When Supporting a Family Member with ASD 1 Hour
Importance of Improving and Building Social and Coping Skills 1 Hour
Inclusion: Helping or Hovering 1 Hour
Language Deprivation 1.5 Hours
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) 101 1 Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 1  1 Hour
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 2  1 Hour 
 Moving the Conversation Forward: Tools to Engage the Family, Part 3  1 Hour
 Navigating the Complexities of Meaningful and Functional Communication  2 Hours
 Nonverbal Communication: Myths and Misconceptions  1 Hour
 ODP Deaf Services  1 Hour
 Preparing for Transition to Independence  1 Hour
 Professional vs. Personal Boundaries  1 Hour
 Putting Behavioral Information in the ISP  1 Hour
 Reaching Communication Goals through Gradual Implementation  1.5 Hour
 Reconceptualizing Autism  1 Hour
 Reinforcement Strategies   1.5 Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Credit Hour
 Setting Parents/Team Members up for Success with Data Collection  1 Hour
 Social Stories  1 Hour
 Spectrum 2.0  1 Hour
 Supporting Families to Answer Difficult Questions  1 Hour
 Supporting Individuals Across the Lifespan  1 Hour
 Supporting Self-Advocates Across Life Domains  (PTB)  .5 Hour
 Systematic Instruction  1  Hour
 Teaching Coping & Self-Regulation Skills  1 Hour
 The Art and Science of Support  1 Hour
 The Importance of a Checklist  1 Hour
 The Right to Eat Too Many Donuts and Take a Nap: Self- Determination for ID/DD  2 Hour
 The Seven Senses and Hand-Under-Hand Prompting  1 Hour
 Transitioning from Hospital to Home  1 Hour
 Understanding Lifesharing: Who would benefit?  1 Hour
 Using Consult / Indirect Services to Improve Service Implementation Across the Support Team  1 Hour
 Using LifeCourse to Support Life’s Transitions  1 Hour
 When a Nonverbal Communicator Gets Hospitalized  .5 Hour
 Who is PA Family Network? How Do They Support Families and Professionals?  .75 Hour
 Wonderful World of Visual Schedules  1.5 Hour
 Working with Community Psychiatry: Part 2  1 Hour
 Wonderful World of Visual Schedules  1.5 Hour
 Working with Community Psychiatry  1 Hour

The prevention, detection and reporting of abuse, suspected abuse and alleged abuse in accordance with the Older Adults Protective Services Act (35 P.S. § §  10225.101—10225.5102), the Child Protective Services Law (23 Pa.C.S. § §  6301—6386), the Adult Protective Services Act (35 P.S. § §  10210.101—10210.704) and applicable protective services regulations. §6100.143(c)(2) 

Abuse: Detection, Reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Suspected Abuse and Alleged Abuse


Individual Rights-- § 6100.143(C)(3)
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework 2 Credit Hour
SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Credit Hour
Acknowledging Self‐Determination in Supporting Participants  1 Credit Hour
Balancing family perspective and participant desires 2 Hour
Best Practices When Working with an Interpreter .33 Hour
Deaf-Blindness 101: Communication and Equal 1 Hour
Inclusion: Helping or Hovering 1 Hour
Language Deprivation 1.5 Hour
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) 101 1 Hour
Reaching Communication Goals through Gradual Implementation  1.5 Hour
Restrictive Procedures: A Basic Overview for Behavioral Specialists  1 Hour
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework II  2 Hour 
 SC Introduction to the LifeCourse Framework  2 Hour
 Supporting Self-Advocates Across Life Domains  (PTB)  .5 Hour
   The Right to Eat Too Many Donuts and Take a Nap: Self- Determination for ID/DD  2 Hour
 Using LifeCourse to Support Life’s Transitions  1 Hour
 When a Nonverbal Communicator Gets Hospitalized  .5 Hour
 Who is PA Family Network? How Do They Support Families and Professionals?  .75 Hour

Recognizing and Reporting Incidents-- § 6100.143(C)(4)

Safe & Appropriate Use of Behavior Supports-- § 6100.143(C)(5)

Implementing Behavioral Support 3 Credit Hours
Behavioral Specialist Services: Importance of Prioritizing and Collecting Data 1 Credit Hour
Behavior Support and Crisis Intervention Plans  1 Credit Hour
Collaboration between Behavioral Specialists and Supports Coordination 1 Credit Hour
From FBA to BSP/CIP Development  1 Credit Hour
Targeting Behavioral Needs 1 Credit Hour
What to do when the going gets tough: Tools for the Behavioral Specialist  1 Credit Hour
Becoming a Data Champion 1 Hour
Behavior Support and Crisis Intervention Plans 1 Hour
Behavioral Specialist Services: Importance of Prioritizing and Collecting Data 1 Hour
Collaboration between Behavioral Specialists and Supports Coordination  1 Hour
From FBA to BSP/CIP Development 1 Hour
Getting the Most Out of an FBA: Using Other Data Collection/Sources 1 Hour
Getting the Most out of Data Collection and Analysis, Part 1 - Creating Individualized Data Sheets 1 Hour
Getting the Most out of Data Collection and Analysis, Part 2 - Setting up your Excel Sheet and Other Graphing Tips and Tricks 1 Hour
Getting the Most out of Data Collection and Analysis, Part 3 - Analyze Graphed Data to Inform Next Steps
1 Hour
Implementing Behavioral Support  1 Hour
Importance of Prioritizing and Collecting Data 1 Hour
 Q&A Follow-Up: Is this Restrictive?  1 Hour
 Reinforcement Strategies   1.5 Hour
 Setting Parents/Team Members up for Success with Data Collection  1 Hour
 Staff Influence on Challenging Behaviors  1 Hour
 Systematic Instruction  1 Hour
 Teaching Coping & Self-Regulation Skills  1 Hour
 Using Consult / Indirect Services to Improve Service Implementation Across the Support Team  1 Hour
Using the Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and Behavioral Support Plan (BSP) Best Practice Checklist  1 Hour
What to do when the going gets tough: Tools for the Behavioral Specialist  1 Hour
 Working with Community Psychiatry  1 Hour

Implementation of the Individual Plan for HCBS Service-- § 6100.143(C)(6)


1 Hour