Previous Webinars

2020

Oct 20

Tier 2 Risk Prevention--Transitions

Join us to learn more about how moving can increase the risk of poor behavioral outcomes, and ways to help mitigate this risk.

Presenter(s):
  • Rhiannon Evans, MS, BCBA, LBA & Lucas Evans, MA, BCBA, LBA
Target Audience: Residential providers, Regional office staff, and others interested in learning more about the subject

No webinar, presentation, or transcript available at this time.
Oct 13

Tier 2 Risk Prevention--Psychotropic Medication

Join us to learn more about how multiple psychotropic medications can increase risk of poor behavioral outcomes, and ways to mitigate this risk, as well as what the residential provider role should be.

Presenter(s):
  • Rhiannon Evans, MS, BCBA, LBA & Lucas Evans, MA, BCBA, LBA
Target Audience: Residential providers, Regional office staff, and others interested in learning more about the subject

The recorded webinar, presentation and transcript are now available.
Oct 09

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

The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides weekly webinars with timely updates and answers to 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, Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director-Community Operations
  • Angie Brenner, Deputy Director-Administration
  • Leslie Bradley, Director-Federal Programs
  • Kim Stock, Director-Quality Programs
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Oct 06

Tier 2 Risk Prevention--Enhanced Staffing

Join us to learn more about how enhanced staffing can increase risk of poor behavioral outcomes, and ways to mitigate this risk by taking a positive and proactive approach when building your increased staffing plan.

Presenter(s):
  • Rhiannon Evans, MS, BCBA, LBA & Lucas Evans, MA, BCBA, LBA
Target Audience: Residential providers, Regional office staff, and others interested in learning more about the subject

The recorded webinar, presentation and transcript are now available.
Oct 01

Planning for the Discontinuation of Waiver Services

This webinar will assist support coordinators to plan for the discontinuation of Person Centered Strategies Consultation and Counseling services which will be removed as waiver services, effective March 1, 2021. Substantial time for questions and discussions will be provided.

Presenter(s):
  • Dr. Terri Rodgers, DD Chief Behavior Analyst
Target Audience: TCM Entities, TCM TACs, Support Coordinator Supervisors, Support Coordinators

The recorded webinar, presentation and transcript are now available.
Sep 25

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

The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides weekly webinars with timely updates and answers to 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, Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director-Community Operations
  • Angie Brenner, Deputy Director-Administration
  • Leslie Bradley, Director-Federal Programs
  • Kim Stock, Director-Quality Programs
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Sep 22

Stories from the Field

The Division is hosting monthly Stories from the Field webinars on the 4th Tuesday of each month 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 month's topic is supporting individuals and families with resuming community activities.
 

Target Audience: Service Providers and Targeted Case Management Entities

The recorded webinar is now available.
Sep 11

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

The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides weekly webinars with timely updates and answers to 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, Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director-Community Operations
  • Angie Brenner, Deputy Director-Administration
  • Leslie Bradley, Director-Federal Programs
  • Kim Stock, Director-Quality Programs
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Sep 03

New CSR, 9 CSR 45-3.090 Behavior Supports: What’s that mean to me?

This webinar will cover the essence of the new CSR and how this impacts service providers and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. The CSR replaces the Directive 4.300.

Presenter(s):
  • Dr. Terri Rodgers, DD Chief Behavior Analyst
Target Audience: Behavioral Service Providers and other waiver service providers, TCMs, Support Coordinators, Regional Office staff

Sep 02

Benefits Planning Live Case Study

Many Missourians with disabilities need support navigating the systems of public benefits they receive. The ability to provide accurate information about benefits and work can make a difference for individuals. As part of its Employment First initiative, the State of Missouri has developed a three part live case study focusing on positive discussions and strategies in supporting recipients of public benefits with making an informed decision about employment.

The introductory case study will focus on how work would affect benefits, how to keep health benefits at various earnings levels, how a Plan to Achieve Self Support (PASS) might be used, and how an individual can have more money working full time without SSDI than working part time while keeping SSDI.

Presenter(s):
  • Michael Dalto - VOICE National Subject Matter Expert
Target Audience: This webinar is designed for benefit planning professionals and others who have attended previous training on benefits planning.

Aug 28

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

The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides weekly webinars with timely updates and answers to 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, Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director-Community Operations
  • Angie Brenner, Deputy Director-Administration
  • Leslie Bradley, Director-Federal Programs
  • Kim Stock, Director-Quality Programs
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Aug 27

LimeSurvey

LimeSurvey is an online survey tool available to State team members. This webinar provides in introduction/overview of this tool.
 

Presenter(s):
  • Hope Moorhead, DD Research/Data Analyst
Target Audience: State Staff

The recorded webinar is now available.
Aug 25

Stories from the Field

The Division is hosting 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 webinar session will host a panel of day program providers to discuss the steps they took in evaluating and preparing to reopen, what challenges they have faced, how they overcame them, their practices for responding to a COVID outbreak, and what they still need from the Division.

In addition, time will be allowed for feedback on a DRAFT Return to Community Life Assessment tool. This tool can be downloaded (Event Material) for preview when you register for this webinar.
 

Target Audience: Service Providers and Targeted Case Management Entities

The recorded webinar is now available.
Aug 25

New CSR, 9 CSR 45-3.090 Behavior Supports: What’s that mean to me?

This webinar will cover the essence of the new CSR and how this impacts service providers and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. The CSR replaces the Directive 4.300.

Presenter(s):
  • Dr. Terri Rodgers, DD Chief Behavior Analyst
Target Audience: Behavioral Service Providers and other waiver service providers, TCMs, Support Coordinators, Regional Office Staff

Aug 14

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

The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides weekly webinars with timely updates and answers to 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, Division Director
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director-Community Operations
  • Gary Schanzmeyer, Deputy Director-Administration
  • Angie Brenner, Director-Federal Programs
  • Kim Stock, Director-Quality Programs
Target Audience: Providers, TCM entities, Division staff, individuals, families, and any other interested individuals

The recorded webinar is now available.
Aug 12

In-Person Monitoring Guidance

Guidance on return to in-person monitoring.   

Presenter(s):
  • Wendy Witcig, Deputy Director

The recorded webinar, presentation and transcript are now available.
Aug 11

Stories from the Field

The Division is hosting monthly 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 webinar session will cover CARES Act funding and other COVID funding resources. Panelists will share their experience in applying and receiving funding as well as answer questions.


The recorded webinar is now available.
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

The recorded webinar is now available.
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

The recorded webinar is now available.
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

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

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

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, presentation, or transcript available 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, presentation, or transcript available 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, presentation and transcript 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

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, presentation, or transcript available 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, presentation, or transcript available 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, presentation, or transcript available at this time.