COVID-19 Resources and Updates

COVID-19 Resources and Updates

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Below you will find all pertinent information we have sent out in recent weeks, regarding the COVID-19 crisis in the Commonwealth and beyond. Please contact the RCPA office with any questions.

August 6

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

Physical Disabilities & Aging

August 5

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

August 4

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities / Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

August 3

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

July 31

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

July 30

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 29

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

July 28

Multi-Divisional

Children’s / Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities & SCOs

July 27

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 24

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Human Resources

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 23

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services / Mental Health

July 22

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 21

Multi-Divisional

July 20

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 17

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 16

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury/Physical Disabilities & Aging

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 15

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 14

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 13

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

July 10

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

Staff Activities

  • Richard Edley and Jack Phillips hosted a call with a coalition forming relative to Nonprofit Unemployment Compensation Relief
  • Richard Edley and Carol Ferenz hosted a call with ODP leadership discussing Telehealth solutions focused on the IDD community
  • Richard Edley and policy staff met with DHS leadership, including all department Deputy Secretaries, to discuss current RCPA member issues
  • Richard Edley spoke with Chuck Ingoglia, CEO of the National Council, on emerging issues
  • Richard Edley participated in the Legislative Advisory Committee Call (HR 268) relative to Emergency Room use and Behavioral Health
  • Richard Edley participated in the State Parity Work Group Meeting
  • Richard Edley, Jack Phillips, and Jim Sharp spoke with a consulting firm for the Pew Research Center regarding telehealth and Drug and Alcohol services
  • Richard Edley participated in multiple calls as part of the DOH COVID Health Equity Task Force
  • Richard Edley and Carol Ferenz participated in the ODP stakeholder COVID-19 call
  • Melissa Dehoff facilitated a conference call with the Executive Committee of the Brain Injury Committee to plan and discuss an upcoming call with the new Deputy Secretary of OLTL
  • Melissa Dehoff participated in the MLTSS Subcommittee meeting
  • Melissa Dehoff participated in a call with leadership of the Department of Human Services (DHS) to review various issues impacting all policy areas within RCPA
  • Melissa Dehoff participated in the Department of Aging’s virtual community conversation regarding their State Plan on Aging for 2020–2024
  • Melissa Dehoff participated in a planning call with the Department of Health for the August Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Advisory Board meeting
  • Melissa Dehoff facilitated a discussion/review call with members of the brain injury committee for an upcoming meeting with the Deputy Secretary of OLTL
  • Melissa Dehoff participated in a joint congressional briefing with the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) and the America Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) that focused on the medical rehab needs facing recovering COVID-19 patients and the implications for rehabilitation hospitals
  • Carol Ferenz participated in the Health Resources and Services Administration Provider Relief Fund Medicaid and CHIP Distribution Webcast
  • Carol Ferenz and Fady Sahhar hosted Diane Edelstein’s Financial Update related to COVID-19 webinar
  • Carol Ferenz participated in the CAP IDD meeting
  • Jim Sharp participated in the OMHSAS Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Work Group
  • Jim Sharp took part in the Youth and Family Training Institute Advisory Work Group
  • Jim Sharp was on the MA and CHIP Watch Group call
  • Jim Sharp worked with the Child Protection Monthly Check in
  • Jim Sharp met with the CAP Children’s Committee
  • Jim Sharp participated in the CAP General Membership Meeting

July 9

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

Physical Disabilities & Aging

July 8

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

July 7

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

IDD & Supports Coordination

July 6

Multi-Divisional

Human Resources

Medical Rehab/Outpatient Rehab

July 2

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

July 1

Multi-Divisional

Children’s/Mental Health

Drug and Alcohol

June 30

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 29

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Rehabilitation Services / Physical Disabilities and Aging

Mental Health

June 26

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 25

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Physical Disabilities & Aging / Brain Injury

June 24

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 23

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children’s Services

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 22

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 18

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Rehabilitation Services

June 17

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 16

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 15

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Rehabilitation Services

June 12

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

June 11

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 10

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services/Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Physical Disabilities & Aging

June 9

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

June 8

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Physical Disabilities & Aging

June 5

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Physical Disabilities & Aging

June 4

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

June 3

Multi-Divisional

Children/Mental Health

June 2

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug & Alcohol/Mental Health

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities/Supports Coord

Physical Disabilities & Aging

June 1

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services / Mental Health

May 29

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Rehabilitation Services

Brain Injury Survey on Telehealth Services

May 28

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Rehabilitation Services / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 27

Multi-Divisional

IDD/Supports Coordination Organizations

May 26

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children\’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

May 22

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 21

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Rehabilitation Services / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Intellectual and Development Disabilities

Mental Health

May 20

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol 

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Medical Rehabilitation

May 19

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 18

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health / Drug & Alcohol

May 17

Multi-Divisional

May 16

Multi-Divisional

May 15

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 14

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 13

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug & Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

May 12

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 11

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 8

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury | Physical Disabilities & Aging

Rehabilitation Services | Physical Disabilities & Aging

Mental Health

Help Us Bring Attention to Mental Health Funding

Drug and Alcohol

Human Resources

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities | Physical Disabilities & Aging

May 7

Multi-Divisional

Children’s / Drug & Alcohol / Criminal Justice / Mental Health

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

May 6

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

May 5

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Physical Disabilities & Aging

May 4

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health / Criminal Justice

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

May 2

Multi-Divisional

May 1

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 30

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

April 29

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

April 28

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 27

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

April 26

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

April 25

Multi-Divisional

April 24

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury/Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities/Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children’s

Drug & Alcohol

Drug & Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 23

Multi-Divisional

Multi-Divisional for CFOs

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Mental Health

April 22

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 21

Multi-Divisional

Drug & Alcohol/Mental Health

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 20

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Brain Injury / Rehabilitation Services / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 19

Multi-Divisional

April 17

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

 

Rehabilitation Services

April 16

Multi-Divisional

Medicare

Mental Health

Physical Disabilities & Aging

April 15

Multi-Divisional

April 14

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury / Physical Disabilities & Aging

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 13

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Medical Rehabilitation

April 10

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

Children’s Services

April 9

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 8

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 7

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 6

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 5

Multi-Divisional

Human Resources

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

April 4

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 3

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

RCPA Annual Conference

April 2

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

April 1

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

March 31

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Human Resources

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities & Mental Health

Rehabilitation Services

March 30

Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury, Physical Disabilities & Aging

Criminal Justice

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 29

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

March 28

Multi-Divisional

March 27

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug & Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

RCPA Conference

Human Resources

March 26

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Human Resources

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 25

Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Human Resources

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 24

Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Medicaid

March 23

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 20

Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Human Resources

  • The Human Resources Committee for April 16 has been CANCELLED. We will keep members informed of any developments for future meetings.

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

March 19
Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Children’s Services / Mental Health: Eastern Region

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 18
Multi-Divisional

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

March 17
Multi-Divisional

Children’s Services

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 16
Multi-Divisional

Brain Injury

Drug and Alcohol

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Mental Health

March 13
Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 12
Multi-Divisional

Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

March 11
Multi-Divisional

Mental Health

March 10
Multi-Divisional

March 9
Multi-Divisional

March 4
Multi-Divisional

OLTL Providers

March 3
Multi-Divisional

February 27
Multi-Divisional

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