Self-Determination Program Independent Facilitator Training

HCBS Self-Assessment Information Due March 31, 2020

As part of the Department of Developmental Service’s (DDS) efforts to meet requirements of the Home and Community-Based Services Final Rule, all eligible day, employment and residential service providers are required to complete a self-assessment to measure their current level of compliance with the HCBS Final Rule. The required self-assessment is available through an online portal.

DDS has identified that all providers with the following service codes must complete the HCBS self-assessment.

  • Residential: 096, 113, 904, 905, 915, 910, 920

  • Day Programs: 028, 055, 063, 475, 505, 510, 515, 855

  • Employment Programs: 950, 954

    All identified service providers must complete a self-assessment by

    March 31st, 2020

  • Trainings:

    • DDS is hosting five statewide trainings with both in person and webinar options during the week of February 10th, 2020. Date, location and registration information is available on the attached flyer. To attend a training in-person, register using the link on the flyer. Participation in one of these trainings is strongly recommended by DDS.

    • Technical assistance on navigating the self-assessment is available through the online portal. This includes frequently asked questions, training videos and a help desk ticket system to ask questions of the regional center or online portal IT staff.

    • NBRC will host two live screenings of the following DDS Provider Self-Assessment trainings:

                          – Thursday, February 13th, 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm, NBRC Santa Rosa Office

                          – Friday, February 14th, 9 am – 1 pm, NBRC Napa Office

               To RSVP for one of these live screenings of the DDS training, please email: deannal@nbrc.net

  • Haven’t received logon information for your agency?

    Action is needed by your agency! If a representative from your agency has not already received an email with logon credentials, please go to the online portal using the link below, and click on “Need an account”. This will allow your agency to register and access the required self-assessment.

    https://www.evoconscreening.com/dds/vendors/login.php

    For any other questions, please contact:

    Ashley McConnell, Federal Revenue Programs Supervisor at ashleym@nbrc.net

Home and Community Based Services Self-Assessment Training Schedule Announced

 

 

The California Department of Developmental Services, in partnership with Public Consulting Group, is offering training opportunities on the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings Self-Assessment Process.

All five trainings will be available in-person and with webinar access, and will provide stakeholders with information and support while taking part in the Self-Assessment Process.

Each training will review the same material.

HCBS Settings Final Rule | Self-Assessment Training

This training 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.

Any individuals, community-based organizations, etc. who want to share information about the Final Rule and the assessment process within their communities are encouraged to attend.

See the below flyer for dates, times & locations:

                     HCBS_SelfAssessment_Training_Flyer

Please follow this link to reserve your seat for any of the listed locations: https://caddstraining.eventbrite.com

Anyone interested in learning about this Self-Assessment process is welcome to register and attend the trainings, at no cost to training participants. For questions about this training series, registration assistance, or to request needed accommodation during the training, please email CADDSHCBS@pcgus.com.

Self Determination Program Resource Fair – February 7th

Self‐Determination Program Fair
Friday, February 7, 2020

What is a Self‐Determination Fair?
Our fair will be a one‐stop shop for Self‐Determination Program participants. We will have representatives from NBRC, fiscal management services, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, plus informational booths on Person‐Centered Plans, Budgets, Spending Plans, and Independent Facilitators.

Who should attend?
Self‐Determination participants and families People interested in Independent Facilitation &
Person‐Centered Plans

Where & When is the Fair?
Friday, February 7, 2020
• 9:30 am ‐ 11:30 am
• NBRC Santa Rosa
• 2351 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Friday, February 7, 2020
• 2 pm ‐ 4 pm
• The Arc‐Solano
• 3272 Sonoma Blvd., Suite 4, Vallejo

Why should I attend?
Network with other participants and families
Get your questions answered Meet the Self‐Determination Local Advisory Committee for NBRC Meet the Fiscal Management Service vendors
Learn about Person‐Centered Plans Find out dates for SCDD run Independent Facilitator trainings Talk to NBRC Self‐Determination Service Coordinators

Questions? Contact Sonia Jones at soniageterjones74@gmail.com
SDP Fair Sponsored by the NBRC Self‐Determination Local Advisory Committee

Feria del Programa de Autodeterminación – Viernes 7 de febrero de 2020

Feria del Programa de Autodeterminación
Viernes 7 de febrero de 2020

¿Qué es una feria de autodeterminación?

Nuestra feria será una ventanilla única para los participantes del Programa de Autodeterminación. Tendremos representantes de NBRC, servicios de administracion fiscal, el Consejo Estatal de Discapacidades del Desarrollo, más cabinas informativas sobre Planes Centrados en la Persona, Presupuestos, Places de Gasta, y facilitadores independientes.

¿Quién debe asistir?

Autodeterminación de los participantes y las familias.  Personas interesas en Facilitación Independiente y Plane centrados en la persona.

¿Dónde y cuándo es la feria?

Friday, February 7, 2020
• 9:30 am ‐ 11:30 am
• NBRC Santa Rosa
• 2351 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Friday, February 7, 2020
• 2 pm ‐ 4 pm
• The Arc‐Solano
• 3272 Sonoma Blvd., Suite 4, Vallejo

Por qué debería asistir?

Conviva con otros parcipantes y familias.  Obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas. Conozca al Comite Asesor Local de Autodeterminación para NBRC.  Conozco a los vendedores de Servicio de Administración Fiscal. Aprenda sobre los planes centrados en la persona.  Averigue las fechas para los entrenamientos de facilitadores independietes del SCDD. Hable con los coordinadores de servicio de autodeterminación de NBRC.

Preguntas? Póngase en contacto con Sonia Jones en soniageterjones74@gmail.com Feria SDP Patrocinado por el Comité Asesor Local de Autodeterminación de NBRC

Sonoma County Transition Fair – Feb 3, 2020

12th Annual Sonoma County Transition Fair

Self‐Determination Program Fair – Friday, February 7, 2020

Self‐Determination Program Fair
Friday, February 7, 2020

What is a Self‐Determination Fair?
Our fair will be a one‐stop shop for Self‐Determination Program participants. We will have representatives from NBRC, fiscal management services, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, plus informational booths on Person‐Centered Plans, Budgets, Spending Plans, and Independent Facilitators.

Who should attend?
Self‐Determination participants and families People interested in Independent Facilitation &
Person‐Centered Plans

Where & When is the Fair?
Friday, February 7, 2020
• 9:30 am ‐ 11:30 am
• NBRC Santa Rosa
• 2351 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Friday, February 7, 2020
• 2 pm ‐ 4 pm
• The Arc‐Solano
• 3272 Sonoma Blvd., Suite 4, Vallejo

Why should I attend?
Network with other participants and families
Get your questions answered Meet the Self‐Determination Local Advisory Committee for NBRC Meet the Fiscal Management Service vendors
Learn about Person‐Centered Plans Find out dates for SCDD run Independent Facilitator trainings Talk to NBRC Self‐Determination Service Coordinators

Questions? Contact Sonia Jones at soniageterjones74@gmail.com
SDP Fair Sponsored by the NBRC Self‐Determination Local Advisory Committee