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The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) April Trainings

*** Trainings are hosted by The Office of Developmental Programs. Please refer to them for any technical support: support@myodpp.org; 844-332-2121***

Date Time Course Audience Format
1 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Incident Management Bulletin Training – Introduction Webinar All Interested Stakeholders Webinar
    The Introduction Webinar is the first training in the Incident Management Bulletin series. Topics include a discussion of the training theme and connection to Everyday Lives, the history and background of Pennsylvania’s Incident Management system, review of selected Bulletin sections, and major takeaways.
6 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Incident Management Bulletin Training – Introduction Webinar All Interested Stakeholders Webinar
    The Introduction Webinar is the first training in the Incident Management Bulletin series. Topics include a discussion of the training theme and connection to Everyday Lives, the history and background of Pennsylvania’s Incident Management system, review of selected Bulletin sections, and major takeaways.
6 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM 2021 ASD Virtual Seminar When Disability and the Justice System Collide: A Proactive Approach Professionals in the Disability and Justice Systems Zoom Seminar
    We often feel powerless when someone we support is engaged in the justice system. This feeling emphasizes the need for supporters to focus on ways to minimize those situations and behaviors that are unlawful. This seminar is intended for providers or any supporter in the disability system who is interested a) in understanding ways to reduce potential risk and b) in understanding the justice system focusing on the role of advocacy and intervention if an individual they support becomes involved in the criminal justice system. We also invite professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections to this seminar to open the necessary discussion about the supporter’s role in diversion and engagement with the justice system.
8 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Incident Management Overview Webinar All Interested Parties Webinar
    The Overview Webinar is the second training in the Incident Management Bulletin series. The overview builds on information provided in the IM Bulletin Introduction Webinar. The training goes deeper in understanding why incident management is so important and highlights the processes identified in the Bulletin to support your delivery of a consistently high‐quality incident management system. Topics include real stories of incident management, the impact of trauma and required Incident Management processes.
12 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) COVID-19 Update All Office of Developmental Programs’ AAW Providers Virtual Office Hours (VOH)
    The purpose of the meeting is to provide updates on COVID-19 activities, answer questions, and provide support. These meetings are held for all ODP providers of AAW Services. The Virtual Office Hours (VOH) starts with an overview of any new ODP Announcements and also includes a) highlights of new practices, b) a review of topics and questions sent in advance, and c) a discussion of any concerns that have come up in the past few weeks. Providers will be able to ask questions directly of AAW Regional Office (RO) Representatives.
13 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Incident Management Overview Webinar All Interested Parties Webinar
    The Overview Webinar is the second training in the Incident Management Bulletin series. The overview builds on information provided in the IM Bulletin Introduction Webinar. The training goes deeper in understanding why incident management is so important and highlights the processes identified in the Bulletin to support your delivery of a consistently high‐quality incident management system. Topics include real stories of incident management, the impact of trauma and required Incident Management processes.
14 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM 2021 ASD Virtual Seminar When Disability and the Justice System Collide: A Proactive Approach Professionals in the Disability and Justice Systems Zoom Seminar
    We often feel powerless when someone we support is engaged in the justice system. This feeling emphasizes the need for supporters to focus on ways to minimize those situations and behaviors that are unlawful. This seminar is intended for providers or any supporter in the disability system who is interested a) in understanding ways to reduce potential risk and b) in understanding the justice system focusing on the role of advocacy and intervention if an individual they support becomes involved in the criminal justice system. We also invite professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections to this seminar to open the necessary discussion about the supporter’s role in diversion and engagement with the justice system.
14 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PUNS – Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services Training Individuals with Disabilities and Families Virtual Training
    Virtual training from the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University for Individuals and Families on the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services    
15 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Incident Management Overview Webinar All Interested Parties Webinar
    The Overview Webinar is the second training in the Incident Management Bulletin series. The overview builds on information provided in the IM Bulletin Introduction Webinar. The training goes deeper in understanding why incident management is so important and highlights the processes identified in the Bulletin to support your delivery of a consistently high‐quality incident management system. Topics include real stories of incident management, the impact of trauma and required Incident Management processes.
19 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM 2021 ASD Virtual Seminar When Disability and the Justice System Collide: A Proactive Approach Professionals in the Disability and Justice Systems Zoom Seminar
    We often feel powerless when someone we support is engaged in the justice system. This feeling emphasizes the need for supporters to focus on ways to minimize those situations and behaviors that are unlawful. This seminar is intended for providers or any supporter in the disability system who is interested a) in understanding ways to reduce potential risk and b) in understanding the justice system focusing on the role of advocacy and intervention if an individual they support becomes involved in the criminal justice system. We also invite professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections to this seminar to open the necessary discussion about the supporter’s role in diversion and engagement with the justice system.
23 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Engaging in Meaningful Conversation All ODP Supports Coordinators (SCs) Go-To Webinar
    Family engagement is an integral part of the Support Coordinator’s role. How do you form that mutually beneficial reciprocal relationship while balancing paperwork and people skills? This collaborative perspective from the PA Family Network and the Office of Developmental Programs, will explore what this relationship can look like. This session will give you tips and skills you can immediately apply to your work and improve the way you support people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families.    
27 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM The Path to Living Independently All Providers Virtual Targeted Training (VTT)
    Are you supporting someone who wants to live independently? Do they need residential habilitation (res hab) or do they need housing? This one hour training will discuss the differences between housing and the res hab service, including ways to use supports and services for individuals to maximize their independence.    
29 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM 2021 ASD Virtual Seminar When Disability and the Justice System Collide: A Proactive Approach Professionals in the Disability and Justice Systems Zoom Seminar
    We often feel powerless when someone we support is engaged in the justice system. This feeling emphasizes the need for supporters to focus on ways to minimize those situations and behaviors that are unlawful. This seminar is intended for providers or any supporter in the disability system who is interested a) in understanding ways to reduce potential risk and b) in understanding the justice system focusing on the role of advocacy and intervention if an individual they support becomes involved in the criminal justice system. We also invite professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections to this seminar to open the necessary discussion about the supporter’s role in diversion and engagement with the justice system.
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PTB

VTT

VOH

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Virtual Targeted Training

Virtual Office Hours

 

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, April 12, 2021
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021
  • Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Friday, April 23, 2021
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021
  • Thursday, April 29, 2021

Past Dates

  • Thursday, April 1, 2021
  • Tuesday, April 6, 2021
  • Thursday, April 8, 2021

Location

Online