Save the Date: Strong Families, Safe Communities Virtual Town Hall

Kids in Crisis: Preventing tragedies through earlier intervention Chardin. Sandy Hook. Umpqua Community College. What more can be done to prevent tragedies like these from happening in our communities? One approach that Ohio has successfully implemented is increasing the services that families can engage before they reach a crisis point. Children at risk – those […]

PostScripts

Training State-Funded Waivers: SELF Waiver Training – Through November 9 The FY2016-17 Executive Budget adds 3,000 state-funded waivers to begin to reduce Ohio’s waiting list. About 1,000 of those waivers are Self-Empowered Life Funding (SELF) Waivers, Ohio’s first participant-directed waiver. Five in-person training sessions will cover the unique aspects of the SELF Waiver. There is […]

PostScripts

Training State-Funded Waivers: SELF Waiver Training – Through November 9 The FY2016-17 Executive Budget adds 3,000 state-funded waivers to begin to reduce Ohio’s waiting list. About 1,000 of those waivers are Self-Empowered Life Funding (SELF) Waivers, Ohio’s first participant-directed waiver. Five in-person training sessions will cover the unique aspects of the SELF Waiver. There is […]

Celebrating Abilities: National Disability Employment Awareness Month Begins Tomorrow

October is National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time to celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am.” 2015 marks 70 years since the first observance of NDEAM. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy […]

Pipeline Pix

DSPs Make Happy Happen Direst support professionals (DSP) make happy happen by working with the individuals we serve every day. September 16 marked Direct Support Staff Recognition Day, a day to pause and thank DSPs for all they do. To celebrate the day, the Ohio Association of Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) hosted the 6th Annual […]

Competitve Grant Opportunity: Developing Capacity Through Trauma Informed Care

A competitive grant opportunity, Developing Capacity Through Trauma Informed Care, seeks to increase the number of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) residential provider agencies who have implemented a trauma-informed approach, and are committed to serving people with complex support needs; this will result in better outcomes for people and organizations. Awardees agree to develop and […]