RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


IDD Update
September 4, 2014

ODP Updates
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has released the following information:

  • Announcement #062-14: ODP Update on Futures Planning. A conference call is scheduled September 18, 1:30 p.m. Presentation copy is available in advance and a recording will be available after the call.
  • Announcement #063-14: ODP Year 7 Cost Report Instructions and Excel Template for Waiver Direct Service Provider Staff.  The cost report instructions and template have been posted. The documents will be reviewed at the September 15 training (see Announcement #060-14).
  • Lifesharing Conference 2014: Sharing Our Hearts and Homes. October 20 – 21, Ramada Hotel, State College.  

NADD Webinar Series
The National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NADD) for people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs is offering a variety of webinars from September – December. Topics include skills for community activities, trauma and neural integration, understanding traumatic brain injury behaviors, evidence-based practice, and intellectual disabilities. The cost per webinar is $98.

Home Care Rule Toolkit
The National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services has developed a Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Rule Toolkit. The toolkit is a resource on information about this new rule and its impact on participant-directed services.

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