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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 14, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: ODP 19-005: Initial Certified Investigator Course Available For Spring 2019
Purpose The Certified Investigator Initial Certification Course was created to ensure all incidents that require an investigation receive a systematic investigation, which meets established standards. In order to perform investigations, the investigator must successfully complete all requirements listed in the course description. Registration for the Certified Investigator Initial Certification Couse is now open for anyone wishing to become a Certified Investigator through ODP. Please see the attached communication for details and instructions.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 14, 2019
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP Newsletter January 2019
Purpose Please enjoy the January 2019 ODP Newsletter. In this issue: Progress on the waiting list, songwriter tours Sesame Street, a Visual Project in Washington County, and more! Please send any comments or questions to RA-PWODP_OUTREACH@pa.gov.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 13, 2019
Type: General
Audience: 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 Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: ODP 19-004: Registration Now Open for Spring 2019 ODP Quality Management (QM) Certification Classes
Purpose To announce that registration is open for ODP’s Spring 2019 Quality Management Certification Classes, which enhance the quality management knowledge and skills of ODP staff and its stakeholders.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 3, 2019
Type: General
Audience: Administrative Entities
Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Providers
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
Intellectual Disability Providers
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: ODP 19-003 : New Process for Residential Habilitation Vacancies
Purpose This Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Communication is to inform all interested parties of revisions in the Residential Habilitation vacancy management process that pertains to Harry M. class members.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: January 1, 2019
Type: General
Audience: All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP 19-001: 2017 ODP Quality Management (QM) Certificate Holders Now Due For Recertification by Dec. 31, 2019
Purpose To announce QM Recertification requirements for 2017 ODP QM Certificate Holders; to build and sustain quality management capacity by enhancing the knowledge and skills of staff who function as leaders in quality management throughout the service delivery system
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: December 21, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Individuals and Families
Administrative Entities
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Supports Coordinators
Name / Link: ODP 109-18: Fair Hearing Request Form & Instructions
Purpose To inform all stakeholders that the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has updated the Fair Hearing Request Form (DP 458) and replaced older versions on MyODP and the Department of Human Services (DHS) website.
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: December 19, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
All Interested Parties
Name / Link: ODP 108-18: Home & Community-Based Services Settings Provider Self-Assessment Update 5
Purpose The purpose of this announcement is to update providers about the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) progress on the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Provider Self-Assessments.
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: December 18, 2018
Type: Autism
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Employment Providers
AAW SSD/Systematic Skill Building Providers
Name / Link: BAW 18-27: Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Amendment Delay
Purpose To communicate that the proposed AAW amendment has been delayed
Status: current
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Issued By: Office of Developmental Programs
Issue Date: December 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: AAW Supports Coordinators
Intellectual Disability/Autism Supports Coordinators
Supports Brokers
All Interested Parties
Intellectual Disability Providers
Name / Link: ODP 107-18: College of Direct Support Administrative Overview and Refresher


Purpose This is to announce a webinar providing an overview and refresher for using the College of Direct Support (CDS).
Status: current
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Issued By: Autism Services
Issue Date: December 17, 2018
Type: General
Audience: Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) Providers
Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Providers
AAW Supports Coordinators
AAW Employment Providers
Name / Link: BAW 18-25: IT Employment Positions Through Autism2Work
Purpose To share information about Information Technology (IT) employment positions opened to individuals with Autism via the Autism2Work initiative with participants that meet the requirements and qualifications
Status: current