A Forum on Financial Planning for People With IDD

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The Arc is hosting a webinar to discuss how individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) can plan for their financial future. Arc Council members will share their expertise on benefits, saving, special needs trusts, ABLE accounts, and supporting families. Presenters will provide an overview of these important issues, provide helpful resources, and be available to answer your questions

This webinar will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Lessons Learned from Health Management Associates Report on Medicaid Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Programs

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NCOA and Health Management Associates are hosting a webinar to discuss findings from their report on Medicaid reimbursement for evidence-based health promotion programs. This report identifies Medicaid authorities and financing mechanisms states have adopted to reimburse evidence-based health promotion programs, barriers to adoption, and promising practices in establishing reimbursable programs and approaches that may be replicated in other states and communities.

APS Study on the Impact of COVID-19

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APS TARC is hosting a webinar to share results from its recent study on the impact of COVID-19 on adult protective services. The survey gathered data via interviews from state administrators and local staff focused on changes and challenges in adapting to pandemic restrictions. Presenters will discuss findings from the national study on COVID-19’s effect on work and workload, policies and practices, and partnerships and preparedness.

This webinar will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

Applying Evidence to Inform State Responses to COVID-19 in Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Settings

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Mathematica is hosting a webinar to share the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on nursing home residents. This webinar will also discuss how evidence can inform policy recommendations for state leadership, agency and long-term care leadership, policymakers, and key stakeholders.

Person-Centered Supports for People with Dementia Living in the Community

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NCAPPS is hosting a webinar highlighting personal and professional experiences with dementia from a spectrum of panelists. This webinar will also discuss approaches to make supports for people with dementia more person-centered on the individual, community, and system level. Presenters will offer an overview of person-centered thinking, planning, and practice.

This webinar will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Business Process Analysis for Human Services

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When your mission is to help society's most vulnerable members, it's often hard to see that work as a "business." Yet establishing a set of repeatable business processes is essential for nearly any successful state agency or community-based organization (CBO). This webinar will help your state and its provider network lock in standards that lead to more funding and better outcomes for clients.

LTSS Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19

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NCLER is hosting a webinar to discuss recent changes relating to older adults, Medicaid, and long-term services and supports in response to COVID-19. This webinar will cover the ability to receive visitors in nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities, with a focus on recent federal guidance, as well as access to support persons in hospitals. Other topics include Medicaid changes to emergency eligibility protections, modifications to programs for home and community-based services, and vaccine distribution.

Practical Ethics for Protective Services

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The APS TARC is hosting a training for adult protective services and related disciplines on practical ethics. This workshop addresses ethical practice and policy decisions using teaching methodologies and content that take ethics from the dry theoretical to rich applications for all professionals. These decisions can range from concerns about whether to accept a gift that doesn’t have significant monetary value to deciding whether to leave someone at risk out of respect for their right to make autonomous decisions.


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