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THE ODP TRAINING CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER 2022 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The ODP Training Calendar for September 2022 is now available. The full listing of available trainings is below. Click the session title to register. Be sure to keep up-to-date with schedule adjustments by checking emails from the ODP listservs.

DateTimeTitleDescriptionAudience
9/6/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMVOH Medically Complex Conditions Training Series: Respiratory Assistance and Developmental SupportODP is offering a training series for Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Supports Coordination Organizations and Administrative Entities (AEs) on supporting individuals with medically complex conditions. The training series will cover a variety of topics aimed at increasing capacity for supports professionals when providing care for individuals with medically complex conditions. The series will offer guidance from medical professionals including ODP’s Medical Director Gregory Cherpes and Chief Nursing Officer Rhonda Gengler. Note: This series replaces the previously announced ‘Children with Medical Complexities’ training series.Supports Coordinators (SCs) and Administrative Entities (AEs)
9/8/202210:00 AM – 12:00 PMPublic Comment on ODP’s Approach in the Statewide Transition Plan – Session 1Presenters will go over information in Pennsylvania’s Final Statewide Transition Plan specific to ODP’s waivers and programs. There will be time during the session for presenters to answer questions submitted by participants during the webinar and for participants to provide public comment.All Stakeholders
9/12/20221:00 PM – 3:00 PMPublic Comment on ODP’s Approach in the Statewide Transition Plan –
Session 2
Presenters will go over information in Pennsylvania’s Final Statewide Transition Plan specific to ODP’s waivers and programs. There will be time during the session for presenters to answer questions submitted by participants during the webinar and for participants to provide public comment.All Stakeholders
9/13/20221:00 PM – 2:00 PMAAW Service Utilization: Open Discussion and Real-Time Reviews VOHThis virtual office hour is a follow up to the AAW service utilization review updates training held in June.  There will be an open discussion about questions and concerns related to the application of the new service utilization calculator as well as real-time demonstrations of the calculator using questions/scenarios presented by attendees.AAW Supports Coordinators
9/14/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMMedically Complex Conditions Training Series – Part 6: Infection Prevention and Control AssistanceODP is offering a training series for Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Supports Coordination Organizations and Administrative Entities (AEs) on supporting individuals with medically complex conditions. The training series will cover a variety of topics aimed at increasing capacity for supports professionals when providing care for individuals with medically complex conditions. The series will offer guidance from medical professionals including ODP’s Medical Director Gregory Cherpes and Chief Nursing Officer Rhonda Gengler. Note: This series replaces the previously announced ‘Children with Medical Complexities’ training series.Supports Coordinators (SCs) and Administrative Entities (AEs)
9/15/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMWestern Region – Public Health Townhall: Updates on COVID-19, Influenza, and MoreThis session is for stakeholders in the Western Region. Presentation topics from Dr. Rabea Khadimi and Dr. Antonie Auguste will touch on COVID-19 and Influenza, preparing for fall, ventilation options, and best practices with indoor requirements and weather changes.Western Region Stakeholders
9/16/20229:00 AM – 1:00 PMCharting the LifeCourse – Applying Tools and ConceptsNote: Registration for this training series is currently at capacity. 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. This training series is for all professional stakeholders.All Professional Stakeholders
9/16/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMNortheast Region – Public Health Townhall: Updates on COVID-19, Influenza, and MoreThis session is for stakeholders in the Northeast Region. Presentation topics from Dr. Rabea Khadimi and Dr. Antonie Auguste will touch on COVID-19 and Influenza, preparing for fall, ventilation options, and best practices with indoor requirements and weather changes.Northeast Region Stakeholders
9/23/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMVOH Medically Complex Conditions – Part 6: Infection Prevention and Control AssistanceODP is offering a training series for Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Supports Coordination Organizations and Administrative Entities (AEs) on supporting individuals with medically complex conditions. The training series will cover a variety of topics aimed at increasing capacity for supports professionals when providing care for individuals with medically complex conditions. The series will offer guidance from medical professionals including ODP’s Medical Director Gregory Cherpes and Chief Nursing Officer Rhonda Gengler. Note: This series replaces the previously announced ‘Children with Medical Complexities’ training series.Supports Coordinators (SCs) and Administrative Entities (AEs)
9/27/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMCentral Region – Public Health Townhall: Updates on COVID-19, Influenza, and MoreThis session is for stakeholders in the Central Region. Presentation topics from Dr. Rabea Khadimi and Dr. Antonie Auguste will touch on COVID-19 and Influenza, preparing for fall, ventilation options, and best practices with indoor requirements and weather changes.Central Region Stakeholders
9/27/20221:00 PM – 2:00 PMPositive Communication and Aging: Supporting People in PlaceThis training will review how communication changes as people age.  We will highlight the differences between aging with an existing disability and acquiring additional disabilities through the aging process.  The changes that occur in all life domains will be discussed as well as how that can impact the person’s concept of connecting with the world including the roles they play.  Additionally, attendees will gain practical tips and tools on how to support the changing needs of people as they age and how to enable continued positive communication.All Professional Stakeholders
9/29/202210:00 AM – 11:15 AMUsing Data to Support People with Dual DiagnosesSupporting people with Dual Diagnoses (DD) can be challenging, especially when mental health symptoms are setting events for interfering behaviors. This training will follow up on “Using Data to Support People with Dual Diagnoses – Part 1” (https://www.myodp.org/course/view.php?id=1936) using case examples to demonstrate the application of the principles and tools discussed in Part 1.Behavior Specialists
9/29/20221:00 PM – 2:30 PMSoutheast Region – Public Health Townhall: Updates on COVID-19, Influenza, and MoreThis session is for stakeholders in the Central Region. Presentation topics from Dr. Rabea Khadimi and Dr. Antonie Auguste will touch on COVID-19 and Influenza, preparing for fall, ventilation options, and best practices with indoor requirements and weather changes.Southeast Region Stakeholders