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Training Opportunities - Service Providers


  • SELF-DETERMINATION TRAINING FOR VENDORS/SERVICE PROVIDERS

October 8, 2019

Presented by Liz Harrell, DDS/SDRC Training and Special Projects Coordinator 

Topics to be covered:
 ✓ What is the Self Determination Program?

✓ What do we need to know? 

✓ How will it affect our agency and the services we provide?

✓ How does the HCBS Final Settings rule apply?

Training will be held at  San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center 75 Rancho Camino Drive, Pomona, CA 91766 Conference Center

If you have any questions, please call Lucina Galarza (909) 868-7519, Tim Travis (909) 868-7793 or you can email us at selfdetermination@sgprc.org. 

Please click here to view and print flyer for this training


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES ORIENTATION (October 14 through October 17,  2019) 

This orientation course is required of all new Administrators.  It is designed for individuals with residential work experience who are interested in becoming an administrator of a residential facility in the San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center's (SG/PRC) service area. Please note:  These classes are offered two times a year, typically in May and October.  For more information, please contact Floria Garcia, Executive Assistant to Community Services at (909) 868-7524 or fmgarcia@sgprc.org

Please view the following resources for FAQ about whether or not this is the right course for you:

Please note:  If you have previously taken this course and have not successfully completed one or more clases, please call Floria Garcia at (909) 868-7524 for instructions on how to sign up for individual classes.

CLICK BELOW TO VIEW OR PRINT THE FLYER WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THESE SESSIONS:

 


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TRANINGS (2019 CALENDAR)

These trainings are designed to assist our vendors in meeting and understanding regulations, as well as providing a practical hands-on approach in implementing best practices. For more information, please contact Laura Palma, Administrative Assistant to Quality Assurance at (909) 868-7525 or at lpalma@sgprc.org.

 To view 2019 Technical Assistance Trainings Flyer, please click here


PROCESS FOR REGISTRATION & PAYMENTS FOR TRAININGS

To register and/or pay for service provider training opportunities, please use the “LMS Portal for Provider & Community Training Portal”. All registration and payments for Technical Assistance Trainings, Residential Services Orientation and other future training opportunities will  be done completely on-line through this portal*.  

To set up your login and password in advance of the training date as registration and payment will no longer be accepted at the door on the day of the training.  For questions about this new process, please email us at commsrvs@sgprc.org

PLEASE NOTE:   All payments must now be done via credit card only.  (Cash, Checks and payment at the door will no longer be accepted)

*For your initial visit to the Provider Training Portal, you will need to create a login and password.  Once you create a login, you can search for the training you need. 

Click here for to be directed to the LMS Portal for Provider & Community Training


PAST TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

CalABLE - Savings and Investment Program Training (June 12, 2019)

CalABLE is a savings and investment plan offered by the state of California to individuals with disabilities.

Eligible individuals, family, friends and employers can contribute up to $15,000 a year without affecting the account beneficiary's public disability benefits. Recipients of SSI benefits can save as much as $100,000 with no effect on federal and California state benefits. CalABLE account owners who work can contribute even more to their accounts. Best of all, earnings on qualified withdrawals from a CalABLE account are federal and California state tax-free.


San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center will have a CalABLE representative to present on the CalABLE savings and investment program on June 12, 2019 in our Conference Center (Rooms A & B). We will be offering two sessions:

  • Session 1  9:30 a.m. to 11:30a.m.
  • Session 2  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Linh Lee, SGPRC Employment Specialist at 909-706-3579 or llee@sgprc.org


 

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES ORIENTATION (May 13 through May 16, 2019)

This orientation course is required of all new Administrators.  It is designed for individuals with residential work experience who are interested in becoming an administrator of a residential facility in the San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center's (SG/PRC) service area. Please note:  These classes are offered two times a year, typically in May and October.  For more information, please contact Floria Garcia, Executive Assistant to Community Services at (909) 868-7524 or fmgarcia@sgprc.org

Please view the following resources for FAQ about whether or not this is the right course for you:

Please note:  If you have previously taken this course and have not successfully completed one or more clases, please call Floria Garcia at (909) 868-7524 for instructions on how to sign up for individual classes.

 


BENEFITS AND EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP 2019 (March 5, 2019)

  • For Beneficiaries, Parents, Providers and Human Services Professionals  
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    The workshop will help beneficiaries make inform choice of earning competitive income and still qualify for medical benefits and benefit payments, rather than pursue the perception that people must limit their income to protect their benefits. 


     AGING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (April 27, 2018)

    A Two-Part Training Session designed for Adult Residential Facility (ARF) Vendors/Administrators presented by Laura Brackin, Ph.D. & Nancy Robertson, M.A.  Please note: Space is limited to the first 30 participants.

    PART ONE - Four (4) mini courses on the following topics:

    • Overview of the aging process for individuals with developmental disabilities
    • Introduction to dementia
    • Preventing falls, and
    • Wellness strategies for healthy aging.

    PART TWO -   Strategies and resources for trainers to train other staff.

     Click here to view flyer


     

    Customized Employment: Assessment, Discovery, and Job Matching Process (April 30, 2018)

    THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED

    Overview:

    This presentation focuses on global and foundational approach to customized employment that places emphasis on the assessment, discovery, and job matching process This person-centered approach places attention to the individual’s needs, abilities, and strength for successful employment development and job matching. This session will also provide strategies that are effective for school to work professionals. The presentation will demonstrate tactics and approaches for involving all levels of our agency in effective employment development. Communication, partnerships and managing information will be highlighted throughout this interactive training.

    Click here to view flyer


     

    BENEFITS AND EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP 2018 (November 7, 2017)

    The workshop will help beneficiaries make inform choice of earning competitive income and still qualify for medical benefits and benefit payments, rather than pursue the perception that people must limit their income to protect their benefits. 

     

     


     

    Building Strong Employer Relationships: Managing the Employer Engagement Process (June 13, 2017)

    Designed for: Employment Staff, School to Work Transition Staff, Direct Service Managers, Rehabilitation Counselors, Case Managers.

    Overview: This workshop will provide methodology, strategies and tools for provider organizations to manage the employer engagement process to achieve stronger employer relationships.  This workshop is intended to foster coordination and commitment amongst employment staff who work with local

    employers to offer consistent, quality employment services that benefit a business’ operation. For more information, please view flyer by clicking here


     

    Employment Development Workshop Presented by Rick S. McAllister (May 19th, 2017)

    Designed for: Employment Staff, School to Work Transition Staff, Direct Service Managers, Rehabilitation Counselors, Case Managers. 

    Overview: This presentation focuses on global and foundational approach to employment development that places emphasis on relationship building and customized employment. The customer’s needs (the job seeker and the employer) are the focus of this approach. This session will also provide strategies that are effective for school to work professionals. The presentation will demonstrate tactics and approaches for involving all levels of our agency in effective employment development. Communication, partnerships and managing information will be highlighted throughout this interactive program.  To view flyer, please click here

     


     

    Cal TASH Conference on Inclusion (MARCH 3 & 4, 2017)

    Cal TASH conference on March 3 and 4, 2017 in San Diego. The title of the conference is Inclusion Through the Lifespan: This is What Inclusion Looks Like. The conference will focus on topics related to embracing the intent of Home and Community-Based Services and helping to support individuals in living enviable lives from birth through end of life.

    Additional information regarding the conference including lodging arrangements can be found here. Online registration is now open. Rates go up February 1, 2017, but Early Bird rates are still available.

    If you have any questions about Cal TASH or the upcoming conference, please email caltashchapter@gmail.com.

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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