Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Register for the Mid-Atlantic Regional APSE Event
Monday, March 7, 2022
9:00 am–12:00 PM

APSE’s Mid-Atlantic Region includes state chapters in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland.

The Mid-Atlantic Region will have 2.5 hours of educational content focusing on Using Assistive Technology in the Workplace and Leadership and Management Development. PLUS networking opportunities to meet peers within your region.

Registration: $25 for members/$35 for non-members. Business members register free! You are welcome to attend any of the events with a separate registration.

Register, and even if you can’t make it, you’ll have access to the content and recording for 30 days.

Continuing Education Credit: After the live event, APSE will provide proof of attendance for any credentials or a continuing education credit. The regional events are pre-approved for 2.5 hours of CESP Continuing Education.

Find Your Chapter on the APSE Website!

Message from the Office of Long-Term Living: 

As a reminder, the January EVV Public Meeting will be occurring on January 21, 2022, at 1:00 pm.  Topics to be covered include EVV system updates, a Home Health Care Services implementation update, general reminders, and a Personal Care Services data update, as well as others.

Please register for the January 21, 2022 EVV Public Meeting. Questions on this topic can be directed via email.

ODP Announcement 22-006 is to inform all Waiver Providers and Vendors whose last digit of their Master Provider Index (MPI) number is 3, 4, or 5, as well as new providers who enrolled in the 2020–2021 fiscal year, that they must submit their qualification documentation to their Assigned AE and/or the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations (BSASP). This documentation is due between February 1, 2022 and March 31, 2022

Documentation must include a completed DP 1059 form and/or DP 1088 form, Provider Qualification Documentation Record (providers must use the most recent version found on MyODP), and any other required supporting documentation. For reference to provider qualification, please see Pennsylvania Bulletin Volume 49, Number 40, Subsections 6100.83-84, which contains provider qualification citation specifications.

Inquiries about this communication regarding the ID/A qualification process should be sent to the ODP Provider Qualification inbox. Inquiries about this communication regarding the AAW qualification process should be sent to the AAW Provider Qualification inbox.

ODP Announcement 22-005 describes the Office of Developmental Programs’ (ODP) Provider Qualification Process and outlines the steps the Assigned AE and provider must follow to meet these requirements. It also outlines the steps Supports Coordinators (SCs) take to transition individuals if needed. This communication does not describe the qualification process for SC organizations. The qualification process for Providers enrolled in the Adult Autism Waiver can be found in ODP Announcement 20-110.

The following attachments are included with the announcement:

Medication Administration Compliance
Thursday, January 27, 2022
1:00 pm CST | 2:00 pm EST
Complimentary 1.0 CEs — Nurses & QIDPs

Register HERE.

Presenter: Deb Maloy, RN, CDDN

Learning Objectives:
Medication Administration Compliance
The nurse’s scope of practice will be enhanced by knowing the expectations of medication administration and what causes of errors and quality measures to put into effect to ensure the safety of individuals served.

For registration questions or more information, contact Jose Polanco.

How do we balance keeping someone safe and protecting their autonomy while experiencing the consequences of their choices? The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) will talk about helping someone learn to make good choices while acknowledging they may fail or be wrong.

Please note that some early episodes will now be temporarily unavailable on streaming platforms. All episodes will still be available to listen to on MyODP.

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