Agenda for Mandatory Required Orientation of Prospective New CILA Agency Providers Training

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Please see the training agenda below.

Time Presenter or Designee Subject
8:00-9:00 a.m. Division of Developmental Disabilities Staff Registration Sign-in and Receive Handouts Packet
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Greg Fenton, Director, or designee
General Welcome and Introductions
9:05 - 9:30 a.m. Greg Fenton, Director Overview of Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) including Q & A
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Greg Fenton, Director, or designee What is the Division's Philosophy of Services and Expectations for Providers?
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Pamela Manning, Manager, Quality Review Section, Bureau of Quality Management, designee for Jayma Bernhard Page, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Quality Management What are the Components of the DDD Service System? Person-centered planning, required staff and training, monitoring, etc., including Q & A
10:30 - 10:40 a.m. BREAK
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. Shirley Perez, parent and Ligas Family Advocate Program - Oak Lawn What Families and Self-Advocates are Looking for in Providers
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LUNCH On your own
12:30 - 1:10 p.m. Felicia Gray, Manager, Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure and Certification (BALC) How do I Become a Licensed or Certified Provider?  Application process, interpretative guidelines, survey activities, levels, etc., including Q & A
1:10 - 1:45 p.m. George Bengel, Section Manager
CILA & Purchase of Service Rates Unit, Community Reimbursement
What are the Steps to Becoming a DDD Provider?  Rules & Regs, Medicaid enrollment, funding, rates, etc., including Q & A
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Jennifer Elders, Project Manager, Capacity Building Initiative Bureau of Community Services Community Infrastructure and Increasing Community Capacity
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Questions and Answers from Note Cards
2:30 p.m. Greg Fenton, Director, or designee Closing, Registration Sign-out and Adjournment