DDS is offering five free in person classes or webinars that will focus on the expectation for completing the required self-assessment, walking through the intent of the questions, and strategies to ensure input from individuals served and their families are included throughout. You can attend in person or register to watch from a computer. To reserve your seat for in-person trainings at the listed locations, please click the following link: https://caddstraining.eventbrite.com
As we continue to work towards HCBS Compliance, so does our work towards enhancing Person-Centered Thinking in our practice. We now have trainings for the first 3 months of 2020 available. Please click on the link of your chosen dates, which will take you to Eventbrite, and register through this platform. We cannot emphasize that your commitment to attending is crucial in the success of embedding Person-Centered Practices in the work that we do.
The California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has announced that they will be making available the provider self-assessments via e-billing for all providers who provide services on this list [Attachment A] on January 3, 2020. DDS will also be providing an initial training on how to fill these self-assessments out starting the week ofJanuary 13, 2020. More information will be provided once we receive clear instructions from DDS.
As we continue to integrate person-centered practices into our everyday work, it becomes important to our success to always assess and re-assess how we are delivering services. RCEB, in partnership with Mains’l, will be hosting a series of symposium workshops aimed at constructively taking a deeper look at where we can improve, mining for the opportunities that are possible for us and how we can do this all as a community.
The State of California Attorney General’s office filed an appeal on April 15, 2015 to dismiss the Court’s ruling on the 14 day uniform holiday schedule and half-day billings. We will provide updates as we get more information on the status of this appeal and its impact on service providers.