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September ODP External Training Calender

*** 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 Title Description of Session/Summary Audience
9/19 1 – 2:30 PM ID Connect Townhall: Back to School, Covid, Flu and other questions. This virtual townhall will discuss the challenges of going back to school, Covid, the Flu, and other health related questions. All Interested Parties
9/22 11 AM – 12 PM Tracing the Steps of Individuals in the Justice System: Using and Understanding Docket Sheets Have you ever worked with someone who has been arrested or had charges pressed? Do you know where to find docket sheets and how to reach them? Docket sheets are a valuable way to review someone’s legal details as well as identify where individuals are in the process. This training will walk through information on how to read and use docket sheets to better support individuals on your caseload. All Providers/All Programs
9/26 12 – 2 PM American Sign Language (ASL)-English Interpreter Listening Session The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is hosting a session to gather input on an ASL-English Interpreter service. ODP is considering interpreting as a possible service in the waiver programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism. Your feedback will give ODP a better understanding of the needs of the Deaf Disabled community here in Pennsylvania. All Stakeholders
9/26 3 – 4 PM Tips to Positively and Safely Support Someone with Sexually Problematic Behaviors This training is for any provider and support professional to learn how to safely and effectively support people in their care that have sexually problematic behaviors. The goal is address knowing where to start, knowing the person you support, and how to get resources. It will discuss how to use positive behavior support techniques, alongside Applied Behavior Analysis, in order to decide on interventions for the specific person they are working with. Included will be discussion about common misconceptions, thinking errors on the part of the support team, and how some good intentioned interventions, without the proper education, could actually be setting people up for failure. This training will also review risk and protective factors and how to safely and mindfully incorporate more protective interventions into planning. Finally, it will also touch on how to support court orders, as well as how to responsibly provide supervision in the home and community. All Providers/ All Programs
9/27 9 AM – 1 PM Charting the LifeCourse: Applying Principles and Using Tools Charting the LifeCourse was created to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live.
Participants in this training will:
– Learn about the National Charting the LifeCourse Community of Practice.
– Apply LifeCourse Principles and LifeCourse Framework.
– Practice Using LifeCourse Tools.
Professional Stakeholders


Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Past Dates

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
  • Friday, September 22, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm




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