RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


IDD Update
August 29, 2014

Direct Support Recognition
A reminder that Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week will be celebrated September 7 – 13 (see RCPA’s August 7 Info for details. Please share for future newsletters any special events held to recognize this workforce. Information should be sent to Linda Drummond.

ODP Update
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has released the following information.

  • Announcement #061-14: DPW Medication Administration Program Upcoming Classes and Registration Closing. Registration closes September 19 for trainer candidates and recertifying trainers.


August 27, 2014

ODP Update Corrections/Changes

  • Announcement #058-14: (Correct Date is September 5): ODP Discussion of Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget. Maestro Conference call scheduled September 5, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Re-Issued: Informational Memo #056-14: Updating Provider and AE Contact Information for Provider Monitoring Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Paths have been corrected for providers and administrative entitites (AEs) to use to submit any changes in contact information. 
  • Announcement #060-14: ODP Year 7 Cost Report Training Registration Revised Training Date. The training date has changed from Announcement #059-14 and is now September 15, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

WIOA Webinars
The US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration is offering a variety of webinars for public input in implementation of the newly-signed Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The next webinar of interest is September 2, 2:00 p.m., “Services to Individuals with Disabilities.” Registration is available.

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