The Division of Developmental Disabilities offers training Webinars on a variety of topics.  Current Webinar offerings are listed below. Providers and others are strongly encouraged to participate in these Webinars.  Please see in the table of how many credit Continuing Education Hours (CEs) awarded and Documenting CEs link below.


Using "Go To Webinar" Technology

  • You will need Internet access to participate in Webinars.
  • You must pre-register.  Click on the Webinar link below to see information on a webinar, on the webinar page, click on the date to enter your registration information.
  • After you register, you will receive an email with a login link and phone number from "GoToWebinar" to access the Webinar.
  • On the day of the Webinar, use your login link to connect to the Webinar.  Webinar audio will come through computer speakers, but you may get better audio by using your telephone.  You can select "Use Telephone" after joining the Webinar using the phone number (not toll-free) and PIN # that was sent via email.  The phone number and PIN# can also be accessed through the GoToMeeting control panel. 
  • Due to the large number of participants, Webinars attendees are "muted" and use the "chat feature" to communicate questions and comments.
  • For assistance, please call the Division of Developmental Disabilities at (217) 782-9438.

Webinar and Handouts Information

Webinar Date, Name
and Enrollment Link
Links to Webinar Printed
Handout
Links to Webinar Recording & Continuing Education Hours (CEs) Awarded
Webinar 2:  ISSA/PAS  Weaving Employment Outcomes into Ligas ISPs and Transition Plans Weaving Employment Outcomes into Ligas ISPs and Transition Plans (pdf) - 17 pages

View with any browser, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices:

Weaving Employment Outcomes into Ligas ISPs and Transition Plans - of 6-18-14

1.5 hours - CEs Awarded

Webinar 1: Employment Possibilities in Illinois- The Importance and Possibilities of a Working Lifestyle for All

Not currently scheduled

The Importance and Possibilities of a Working Lifestyle for All (pdf) - 36 pages

The Importance and Possibilities of a Working Lifestyle for All - of 5-8-14

2.25 hours - CEs Awarded

Developing Written Responses to Address OIG Findings and Recommendations

Not currently scheduled

Developing OIG Written Responses (pdf) - 36 pages

Developing OIG Written Responses - of 5-7-14

1.5 hours - CEs Awarded

Bowel Disorders

Not currently scheduled

Bowel Disorders (pdf) - 16 pages

Bowel Disorders PowerPoint (pdf) - 32 pages

Bowel Disorders - of 11-18-13

1.0 hour - CEs Awarded

Developmental Disabilities Service Providers Information Available on the DHS Website

Not currently scheduled

No Handout Developmental Disabilities Service Providers Information Available on the DHS Website - of 10-29-13

Oral Motor Dysfunction - Recognizing Dysphagia & Aspiration

Not currently scheduled

Oral Motor Dysfunction - Recognizing Dysphagia & Aspiration (pdf) - 15 pages

Oral Motor Dysfunction-Recognizing Dysphagia & Aspiration - of 11-7-12

1.0 hour - CEs Awarded

Employee Background Check Requirements for DD Service Providers

Not currently scheduled

Employee Background Check Requirements (pdf) - 36 pages

Recording of 9-12 available upon request.

Submit requests to Gloria Heggy at:

Gloria.Heggy@Illinois.gov or (217) 557-7516

2.5 hours - CEs Awarded

Writing Goals and Objectives

Not currently scheduled 

Writing Goals and Objectives (pdf) - 18 pages

Writing Goals and Objectives - of 6-7-12

2 hours - CEs Awarded

Risk Assessments for Participants in Home & Community-Based Waivers

Not currently scheduled

Risk Assessments for Participants in Home & Community-Based Waivers (pdf) - 11 pages

No recording - of 5-12

0 hours

ISSA Review & Approval of Individual Service Plans

Not currently scheduled

No recording - of 5-12 & 6-12

0 hours - CEs Awarded


Documenting Continuing Education Credits (CEs)

Recorded Webinar documentation instructions are posted on the DHS Web site under "Documenting CEs," item #7 at: http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=45329.