ODP Announcement 22-048 serves to clarify the role and responsibility of providers to ensure individuals and amilies are provided access to Incident Management information as well as education on this topic.
As previously noted in ODP Announcement 21-071, published on 10/13/2021, the “Incident Management Family Guide: When Something Bad Happens to Someone I Care About or Support” was introduced with the announcement of Incident Management (IM) Bulletin trainings that were made available via MyODP. The Incident Management Family Guide was developed by and for families to provide information about incident management processes and to address some of the common questions and concerns they may have when they witness or are informed of something negative happening to their loved one.
Please see the announcement for a full review of provider responsibilities. Also, you can visit MyODP’s website to see the course that contains the webcast series “Responding to Incidents” and two guides: the “Incident Management Family Guide: When Something Bad Happens to Someone I Care About or Support” and “A Guide to Victim’s Assistance.”