Agenda for Mandatory Required Orientation of Prospective New Agency Providers Training

Please see the tentative training agenda below for the 10/24/2019 session (Other than starting and ending times, all material/content and times are subject to change)


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. Chris Bourn, Quality Enhancement Manager, Bureau of Quality Management (BQM) 
General Welcome and Introductions
9:05 - 9:30 a.m. Kathy Ward, Acting Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), or designee Overview of Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) including Q & A
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Kathy Ward, Acting Director, DDD, or designee What is the Division's Philosophy of Services and Expectations for Providers?
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Pamela Manning, Acting Bureau Chief, Bureau of Quality Management (BQM), or designee 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. Angela Johnson, Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure and Certification (BALC), or designee 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, or designee 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. Maureen Haugh-Stover, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Community Services, or designee 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- 3:00 p.m. Chris Bourn, Quality Enhancement Manager, (BQM) 
Closing, Registration Sign-out and Adjournment