The Office of Developmental Programs issued Announcement 090-18: College of Employment Services ACRE Update – Unlimited Seats Available today. This certification is available to providers of the following employment services under ODP and or Autism (ID/A) waivers, including the Consolidated, Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS), and Community Living Waivers; as well as Base-Funded services:
- Supported Employment – Support Service Professionals under the Agency with Choice (AWC) Financial Management Service (FMS) and Vendor Fiscal/Employer Agent (VF/EA) FMS Models; Individual Providers, and Agency Staff
- Small group employment – Agency Staff
- Community Participation Support – Prevocational Services Component – Program Specialists and Supervisors of Direct Support Professionals
In order to obtain the complete ACRE Basic Certificate of Achievement, the participant must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of the CES Certified Training. There continues to be a discounted cost available through December 31, 2018.