2018 Webinars

    • July 16

      Benefits Planning 101 (Webinar 2 of 5)

      This webinar provides an overview of Title II Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, automatic work incentives, Impairment Related Work Expenses, Subsidies and special conditions. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review on the Division’s previous webinar page. This webinar is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • July 12

      Home and Community Based Waivers 101

      This webinar, presented by Angie Brenner, Director of Federal Programs, provided participants with an overview of Medicaid waivers with an emphasis on Home and Community Based waivers. While the primary audience for this webinar was providers, it was open to everyone. The recording and presentation are now available for review.


    • July 10

      Benefits Planning 101 (Webinar 1 of 5)

      This webinar, originally held July 10, provides an overview of Social Security benefits and benefit planning strategies to support job seekers who receive public benefits. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are available for review. This webinar series is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • June 22

      Customized Employment 101 (Webinar 5 of 5)

      This webinar is the final webinar of a 5 part series on implementing customized employment. In this webinar, success stories are shared along with strategies for sustaining momentum. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review. This series is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • June 11

      Medicaid Application Process

      On June 11, the Division of Developmental Disabilities hosted a webinar on the Medicaid Application Process. A total of 356 registrants attended this webinar presented by Charles Bentley, DMH Medicaid Eligibility Specialist, and Anna Leonhard, Correspondence and Information Specialist for the Family Support Division. The presentation, webinar recording and Medicaid Application Process Technical Assistance and Guidance document are now available. Note: You will need to turn your volume up as the first few minutes of the recording have a low volume level. The volume level improves throughout the recording.


    • May 31

      Reactive Strategies Review Process-Part 2

      Rita Cooper, Area Behavior Analyst for the Western Region, presented Reactive Strategies Review Process Part 2—What does it mean for the team? This webinar offers next steps in the process described during the April 12 webinar—Reactive Strategies Review Process. This webinar is designed for TCMs, providers, regional office staff, and anyone interested in understanding how to do reactive strategy review. The presentation and webinar recording are now available.


    • May 25

      Customized Employment 101 (Webinar 4 of 5)

      A part of the customized employment webinar series, this webinar focuses on customized job development and interest based negotiation with prospective businesses. The recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review. This webinar is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • May 21

      Home and Community Based Services Webinar Follow-Up

      On May 21, the Division hosted a webinar on Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) with Angie Brenner, Director of Federal Programs, and Leslie Bradley, Coordinator of Federal Programs as presenters. There were 171 registered attendees that participated in this webinar that provided an overview of what will be needed for ongoing HCBS compliance. A recording of this webinar and the presentation are now available.


    • May 18

      Customized Employment 101 (Webinar 3 of 5)

      This webinar provides instruction on the use of informational interviews as a tool in Discovery and how to develop of a career plan. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review. This webinar is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • May 11

      Customized Employment 101 (Webinar 2 of 5)

      This webinar provides an overview of key elements and effective activities when conducting Discovery. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review. This webinar is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • May 9

      Office of Autism Services Webinar Follow-Up

      The Office of Autism Services held a webinar on May 9 that featured an overview of Missouri's Autism Projects, their establishment in code and statute, and their purpose and governance as well as how services funded through the Autism Projects may be accessed. There were 98 registered attendees that participated in this webinar designed for support coordinators, support coordinator supervisors, and TCM TACs. The recording of this webinar and the presentation are now available.


    • May 4

      Customized Employment 101 (Webinar 1 of 5)

      This webinar provides an overview of Customized Employment as a tool and strategy to circumvent the more traditional job search process and connect job seekers with employers who can benefit from the contributions they offer. A recording of the webinar, transcript, presentation and resource materials are now available for review. This webinar series is supported through the technical assistance of the Missouri’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.


    • Apr 30

      Writing a Safety Crisis Plan

      The Division hosted a webinar on Writing a Safety Crisis Plan with Central Region Area Behavior Analyst—Lucas Evans. This webinar had 147 attendees and was designed to provide information to TCM entities and providers (support coordinators, program managers, behavior analysts) on writing safety crisis plans for the individuals that they support. The presentation and webinar recording are available for those interested in this topic.


    • Apr 19

      LOC Webinar Posted

      The Divison hosted a webinar on the Level of Care (LOC) Annual Redetermination Process Change. The recording, presentation, and technical assistance and guidance document are now available.


    • Apr 12

      Reactive Strategies Review Process

      On April 12, the Division hosted a webinar on Reactive Strategies Review Process with Rita Cooper, LBA-Area Behavior Analyst for the Western Region. A totel of 46 individuals participated in this webinar with representation from each region. The presentation and recording are now available.


    • Mar 29

      Redefining Case Management

      The Division hosted a webinar on Redefining Case Managment. The recording of the webinar, technical assistance and guidance document and Powerpoint slides are now available. Please continue to check back for the technical assistance and guidance document that will contain responses to questions asked during the webinar.

    • 2017 Webinars

    • Nov 3

      Community Transition Process

      The updated Community Transition Manual, a change summary document, and a technical assistance document were posted on the Division website and disseminated via email blast on October 4, 2017. Two webinars to review the manual updates and supporting documents were held on November 3, with presenters Titus Mayberry, Community Living Coordinator—Rolla Satellite Regional Office and Jennifer O’Day, Assistant Director—Rolla Satellite Regional Office. A total of 177 individuals participated in the presentations, with representation from all regions of the state. Additional participation data can be found here. Individuals that were unable to attend the webinar can review the recorded event here. A copy of the Community Transition Process powerpoint is also available.

    • Aug 29
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      Coordinating Employment Supports

      Provider Bulletin #9—DD Home and Community-Based Waivers: Employment Services and a supporting technical assistance document were posted on the DD website and disseminated via email blast on August 4, 2017. The Bulletin and technical assistance document provide clarification on waiver employment service requirements and comparable Vocational Rehabilitation services. As a follow-up to the release of this information, Duane Shumate, DD Director of Youth Transition and Employment presented two webinars on August 29 & 30 to review the contents and answer questions. A total of 196 people participated in these webinars. Click here for additional participation data. At this time, a recording of this event is unavailable.

      Program Area: Employment