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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 31, 2019
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Health Alert: Extreme Cold Weather
Purpose To provide important information and resources regarding precautions and actions to take during extreme cold weather. This should serve as a reminder to all, particularly to CEOs and Agency Administrators of residential programs, to ensure that necessary precautions are in place to prevent cold-weather-related health risks. Please review the attached announcement and infographic.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 30, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Name / Link: ODP 19-010: The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Provides Written Notice of Provider Re-qualification Requirements
Purpose To inform all waiver providers and vendors, whose last digit of their Master Provider Index (MPI) number is 3, 4, or 5 that they must submit their qualification documentation to their Assigned AE after February 1st but no later than March 31st of this year in order to meet requirements of 55 PA Code.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 30, 2019
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP-19-011: 2018 Everyday Lives: Values In Action--Information Sharing and Advisory Committee Recommendations, Strategies, and Performance Measures Now Available on MyODP.org
Purpose To inform individuals that the 2018 Everyday Lives: Values in Action – Information Sharing and Advisory Committee (ISAC) Recommendations, Strategies, and Performance Measures booklet is available online at MyODP.org.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 29, 2019
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: ODP 19-009: ACRE Basic Certification Training for Providers of Supported Employment
Purpose To inform Providers of Supported Employment Services of a training opportunity involving ACRE Basic Certification.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 28, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: ODP 19-007: Improving the Quality of Residential Services Report Available
Purpose ODP is pleased to release the following report: “Improving the Quality of Residential Services.” For an overview and explanation, ODP encourages you to read and share the attached announcement with stakeholders, as it provides a brief overview of the report’s contents. The referenced report marks evidence of ODP’s continued commitment toward improved service quality to maintain the health and well-being of individuals residing in community-based homes. ODP encourages all interested parties to read the report in its entirety.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 28, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP 19-006 UPDATE: Medication Administration Manual, Student Course, and Practicum Observer Access is Now Available
Purpose UPDATE To inform interested parties involved with Medication Administration Courses of updates to the schedule. Training courses from March have been rescheduled. Please check the updated schedule for details.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 28, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP 19-008: Social Security Administration Announces 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment
Purpose To provide notice that the Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment will increase beginning January 2019.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 22, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Medication Administration Trainers or Applicants
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP 19-006: Medication Administration Manual, Student Course, and Practicum Observer Access is Now Available
Purpose To inform Medication Administration trainers that they can request training aids, including a document with links to the medication administration webcasts, transcripts for each lesson, a copy of quizzes and a quiz answer key. Similar training aids also are available for the Practicum Observer course.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 22, 2019
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
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: ODP Providers & CHC Fact Sheet
Purpose For more information about CHC for ODP service providers, view the attached fact sheet.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 14, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
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: ODP 19-002: Office of Developmental Programs' Virtual Training Offerings January, February, & March 2019 UPDATE
Purpose To announce updates to the upcoming schedule of virtual trainings and virtual office hours January, February, and March 2019
Status: current