Announcement 030-15 - Office of Developmental Programs

The Outcome Section of the ISP:
Better Outcomes, Better Lives
ODP Communication Number: Announcement 030-15
The mission of the Office of Developmental Programs is to support Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities to
achieve greater independence, choice and opportunity in their lives.
AUDIENCE: Individuals and their Family Members, Supports Coordinators and Supervisors,
Administrative Entity and Provider Staff that develop, participate, review and/or approve
Individual Support Plans (ISP) for individuals with intellectual disabilities supported by the
Office of Developmental Programs (ODP).
NOTE: This is 2015 required training for Supports Coordinators, SC Supervisors, AE Staff and AE
Supervisors who review and approve ISPs within ODP’s intellectual disability services programs.
Providers are strongly encouraged to attend.
PURPOSE: Participants will learn how to use information gathered to develop and complete
the Outcome Section of the ISP in a way that is person-centered and meets regulatory
requirements. Based on requests from the field, additional focus will be provided in the areas
of outcome actions, frequency and duration, and measuring progress. We encourage all
participants to view the webcasts: Outcomes: A Bridge to Action and Outcome Statements
prior to the training.
This six hour face-to-face training will provide guidance for developing and completing the
Outcome Section of the ISP that uses person centered practices to promote an everyday life for
individuals and meets ODP standards. Throughout the training day, participants will have
opportunities to apply skills and new learning. The live trainings will be presented at 20
locations throughout the Commonwealth. The trainings will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Certificates will be provided for all participants who complete the training.
Online registration information is provided below. Due to anticipated audience response and
site capacity, walk-in registration will not be permitted.
ISSUE DATE: 4/14/15
ODP Communication Number: Ann: 030-15
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Individuals and their Families – are encouraged to attend. To register, use the link below for
the Registration Portal.
Supports Coordinators and Supervisors – This is a required training for 2015. All SCs and SC
Supervisors must register and participate in a live six- hour training to receive a total of six (6)
hours of training credit. ***This is a change from the original seven (7) hours of training credit
planned for this course.
Administrative Entity Staff – This is a required ODP training for all AE staff that review and
approve ISPs and their Supervisors per the AE Operating Agreement (Section 8.1) Participation
in Training. “… the AE shall attend and participate in the ODP Academy and any other training
session determined by the department as mandatory training.” Additional AE Leadership and
staff are encouraged to attend.
Providers – Attendance is strongly encouraged for all Provider staff that participate in planning
and implementing the ISP; including Direct Support Professionals, Support Service Workers,
QIDPs, Program Specialists, Family Living Specialists and Residential and Day Program
REGISTRATION INFORMATION –Advance registration is required through the ODP Training and
Event Registration Portal. <>
Registration will be open from April 14 – April 19 for SCO and AE participants only
Beginning April 20, registration will be open to all users through the ODP Training and Event
Registration Portal. <>
Registration will close five (5) business days before the training date. Everyone must preregister.
*Log in: use your username and password from the AEIC, PIC or SCC
Forgot your password for an ODP Information Center?
 Go to
 Click the Forgot Password button to enter your username and email address
 Click the Reset my Password button and you will receive an email to complete the password
If you do not have your username, contact the OCS Help Desk at
If you have not previously registered for access to an Information Center and need to create a new
account, go to and click the Create Account button.
ISSUE DATE: 4/14/2015
ODP Communication Number: Announcement 030-15
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Need further assistance?
Contact the OCS Help Desk at:
The Outcome Section of the ISP: Better Outcomes Better Lives
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Northeast 05/13/2015
Southeast 05/21/2015
Southeast 05/27/2015
Southeast 05/28/2015
Southeast 06/02/2015
Southeast 06/03/2015
Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center, 880 Kidder Street,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Radisson Lackawanna Station, 700 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, PA
The Inn at Reading, 1040 Park Road, Reading, PA 19610
Best Western Bethlehem, 200 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Riverview Intermediate Unit 6, 270 Mayfield Road, Clarion, PA 16214
Westmoreland Casemanagements and Supports, 770 E. Pittsburgh
Street, Greensburg, PA 15601
Northwest Tri-County IU 5, 252 Waterford Street, Edinboro, PA 16412
Park Inn by Radisson, 1395 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701
Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), 1400 S. Braddock
Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Community Behavioral Health, 801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA,
19107, 11th Floor - Participants must sign-in to the building at the
front desk. Please allow extra time. Training will start promptly at
9:00 am.
Public Safety Training Campus, 137 Modena Road, Coatesville, PA
Montgomery County IU 23, 2 West Lafayette Street, Norristown, PA
Bucks County IU 22, 705 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA
Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell Campus,
340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 – College Hall, Rooms 144, 148
and 151. Campus Map
Community Behavioral Health, 801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
19107, 11th Floor - Participants must sign-in to the building at the
front desk. Please allow extra time. Training will begin promptly at
Southeast 06/04/2015 9:00 am
Lancaster/Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, 1020 New Holland Avenue,
06/16/2015 Lancaster, PA 17601
06/17/2015 Holiday Inn - Harrisburg East, 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111
ISSUE DATE: 4/14/2015
ODP Communication Number: Announcement 030-15
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Celebration Hall, 2280 Commercial Boulevard, State College, PA
06/18/2015 16801
06/23/2015 Quality Inn Somerset, 215 Ramada Road, Somerset, PA 15501
06/24/2015 The Casino, 300 Lakemont Park Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602
ISSUE DATE: 4/14/2015
ODP Communication Number: Announcement 030-15
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