RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


IDD Update - Week of August 4, 2014
August 6, 2014

ODP Updates
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has released the following information which is available at www.odpconsulting.net:

  • Announcement #051-14: SC Curriculum 2014 Required Training: Foundations of Recognizing and Mitigating Risk; Now available until October 3.
  • Announcement #052-14: Futures Planning Website Updated and Submission of Your Documents Sharing Best Practices with Implementation Teams Extended; Best Practices documents may be submitted to ODP until August 22.
  • Announcement #053-14: New Lessons Added to “Giving Medication at Home: A Course for Lifesharers.” This course is composed of 12 webcasts.

ODP Budget
At the recent Medical Assistance Advisory Committee, ODP’s Deputy Secretary Suroviec presented the enacted 2014-15 fiscal year budget for his office.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming conferences:

  • September 8-10: PA Disability Employment and Empowerment Summit (PADES) at the Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill. Registration is open until August 29. http://padesummit.org/
  • September 16-17: 2014 Aging/Intellectual Disability Cross-Systems Conference: Building Bridges at the Holiday Inn, Grantville. You may register at www.ltltrainingpa.org but must establish a valid account to register.


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