Agenda for Mandatory Required Orientation of Prospective New Agency Providers Training

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Watch for the October, 2017 session to be announced in August.

Please see the training agenda below from the 4-19-17 session.


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, Section Manager, Quality Enhancement Section, Bureau of Quality Management, designee for Jayma Bernhard Page, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Quality Management (BQM) 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 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. Emily Vincent, Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure and Certification, designee for Felicia Gray, Bureau Chief, 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, Bureau of Community Services Information about need for providers/services in specific areas of the state, technical assistance for providers
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