Previous Webinars

2020

Jul 31

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 20

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

No webinar and presentation at this time.
Jul 28

Stories from the Field

The Division is hosting weekly Stories from the Field webinars for service providers and targeted case management entities to stay in touch with what is happening on the frontline and discuss ways that the Division can help. 

This session's topic: COVID Grants

Presenter(s):
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Division Director—Community Operations
  • Gary Schanzmeyer, Deputy Division Director—Administration
  • Wanda Crocker, Director of Provider Relations
Target Audience: Service Providers and Targeted Case Management Entities

No webinar and presentation at this time.
Jul 24

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 19

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jul 22

Comprehensive & Community Support Waiver Renewal Public Comment Forum for Targeted Case Management Entities

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) is offering a 30-day Informal Comment Period for the draft waiver renewals of the Comprehensive and the Community Support waiver applications. The renewals will be effective July 1, 2021

Presenter(s):
  • Jeanine Zlockie, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Barbara Brent, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Angie Brenner, Federal Programs Unit.
  • Leslie Bradley, Federal Programs Unit.
Target Audience: Targeted Case Management Entities

The recorded webinar and presentation are now available.
Jul 21

Comprehensive & Community Support Waiver Renewal Public Comment Forum for Individuals & Families

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) is offering a 30-day Informal Comment Period for the draft waiver renewals of the Comprehensive and the Community Support waiver applications. The renewals will be effective July 1, 2021.

Presenter(s):
  • Jeanine Zlockie, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Barbara Brent, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Angie Brenner, Federal Programs Unit
  • Leslie Bradley, Federal Programs Unit
Target Audience: Individuals and Families

The recorded webinar and presentation are now available.
Jul 21

Comprehensive & Community Support Waiver Renewal Public Comment Forum for Service Providers

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) is offering a 30-day Informal Comment Period for the draft waiver renewals of the Comprehensive and the Community Support waiver applications. The renewals will be effective July 1, 2021.

Presenter(s):
  • Jeanine Zlockie, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Barbara Brent, NASDDDS Technical Assistance Team
  • Angie Brenner, Federal Program Unit
  • Leslie Bradley, Federal Programs Unit
Target Audience: Service Providers

The recorded webinar and presentation are now available.
Jul 17

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 18

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angela Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jul 10

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 17

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jul 02

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 16

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jun 26

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 15

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jun 19

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 14

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jun 12

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 13

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Jun 05

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 12

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
May 29

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 11

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
May 22

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer SESSION 10

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
May 18

Employment Services Listening Session

During the COVID -19 pandemic, employment and day service providers have implemented many promising practices using virtual and remote strategies.  As we plan for services beyond the pandemic, the Division of Developmental Disabilities is exploring the continuation of a telehealth option for the delivery of employment and day services in meeting individual need.  These listening sessions/webinars will seek comment and input on the following:  Opportunities/advantages; Obstacles/barriers; Business efficiencies; and monitoring/assurances.

To participate virtually use this link:
https://communityinclusion.zoom.us/j/95004520168
Meeting ID: 950 0452 0168

To participate by phone only:
(312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 950 0452 0168

 

Presenter(s):
  • Wendy Witcig-Division Deputy Director
  • Duane Shumate-Director, Employment and Community Engagement
Target Audience: Regional staff, Service providers and TCM agencies

No webinar and presentation at this time.
May 15

Division of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer Session 9

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
May 14

Day Services Listening Session

During the COVID -19 pandemic, employment and day service providers have implemented many promising practices using virtual and remote strategies.  As we plan for services beyond the pandemic, the Division of Developmental Disabilities is exploring the continuation of a telehealth option for the delivery of employment and day services in meeting individual need.  These listening sessions/webinars will seek comment and input on the following:  Opportunities/advantages; Obstacles/barriers; Business efficiencies; and monitoring/assurances.

Presenter(s):
  • Wendy Witcig-Division Deputy Director
  • Duane Shumate-Director, Employment and Community Engagement
Target Audience: Regional staff, Service providers and TCM agencies

No webinar and presentation at this time.
May 08

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 8

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
May 01

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 7

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Apr 24

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 6

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Apr 23

Unemployment Insurance, Economic Impact Payments, SSI, Social Security Disability and the COVID-19 Emergency

The newly-passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act made substantial changes to Unemployment Insurance, greatly expanding eligibility, payment amounts and duration. The Act also provides economic impact payments for most adult Americans. This webinar provides an overview of Unemployment Insurance, the changes made by the CARES Act, the basics of the economic impact payments, and how these benefits interact with Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability and other public benefits.

Michael Dalto – VOICE National Subject Matter Expert, has delivered training on disability benefits from Social Security and related work incentives for 30 years. He created a state benefits planning certification in Maryland and trained and supported 60 benefits planners using over 50 original training sessions. He has consulted with universities, state vocational rehabilitation, workforce, behavioral health and developmental disability agencies throughout the country. He currently consults with Griffin-Hammis Associates.

Presenter(s):
  • Michael Dalto – VOICE National Subject Matter Expert.
Target Audience: This webinar is designed for a general audience of disability professionals including employment service providers, VR counselors, benefit professionals and others

The recorded webinar and presentation are now available.
Apr 17

COVID-19 Updates and Questions/Answers-Session 5

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Apr 15

StationMD Service Information & Education Webinar

The Missouri Department of Mental Health – Division of Disabilities is pleased to announce a new service offering, StationMD. This is a telehealth medical service that offers immediate virtual access to high-quality emergency medicine physicians, specifically trained in the care of people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). The service is available 24-hours a day to act as a resource for all staff, including nurses, to call if they have a concern about an individual.

Please join us during this webinar to learn more about StationMD, your role, and how to support individuals and families in accessing this resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the informational session, there will be an opportunity for questions/answers

Presenter(s):
  • Wendy Witcig - Deputy Director for Community Operations
  • Gary Schanzmeyer - Deputy Director for Administration
  • Toi Wilde – DD Project Director
  • Meghan Calichman - Chief Operating Officer for StationMD

The recorded webinar and presentation are now available.
Apr 10

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 4

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Apr 03

COVID-19 Updates and Questions/Answers-Session 3

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Mar 27

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 2

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19. Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division’s upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar. Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001K0PlWTh1LoSQB… 

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huh, DD Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

No webinar and presentation at this time.
Mar 20

COVID-19 Updates and Question/Answer-Session 1

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will provide weekly webinars to provide timely updates and answer questions regarding health and safety information as it pertains to community service providers and COVID-19.  Each weekly webinar will have separate registration links, which can be found on the Division's upcoming webinar page https://dmh.mo.gov/dev-disabilities/webinar.  Weekly email blast reminders with the registration link for the current week included will also be sent. If you are not signed up to receive these blasts, you can do so at:  E-mail Blasts.

Questions may be submitted prior to the webinar via email to: ddmail@dmh.mo.gov. Please include COVID-19 Webinar Question in the subject line.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Val Huhn, DD Division Director;
  • Wendy Witcig, DD Deputy Director
  • Angie Brenner, DD Federal Programs Director
  • Kim Stock, DD Quality Enhancement Director
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals.

The recorded webinar is now available.
Mar 09

Introduction to Provider Support Committee, Behavior Support Review Committee and Behavior Analysis Mentorship Program

Participants will have the opportunity to learn of a variety of new resources offered by the Behavior Analysis Team, as well as changes to the current Behavior Support Review Committee delivery structure. 

Presenter(s):
  • Rita Cooper M. ED, BCBA, LBA, Rhiannon Evans, MS, BCBA, LBA, Lucas Evans, MA, BCBA, LBA, Teresa Rodgers, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, Melantha Witherspoon, MA, BCBA, LBA
Target Audience: Residential Service Providers and Behavior Analysts

No webinar and presentation at this time.
Feb 06

MO State Plan Services

The Division of Developmental Disabilities will present an over view of Missouri Medicaid State Plan services.  Medicaid, which is referred to as MO HealthNet in Missouri, is a federal and state program that covers qualified medical expenses for those who are determined to be eligible.

Presenter(s):
  • Shelly Summers-Federal Programs, Division of Developmental Disabilities
Target Audience: Support Coordinators, Information Specialists, Technical Assistance Coordinators, and other Division Staff

No webinar and presentation at this time.