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March CoP Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Mike Petrick
47:55
More information about the SWTCIE opportunity is available at rsa.ed.gov
Mike Petrick
50:13
You may find more information about today's speakers here: https://econsysinc.sharepoint.com/:w:/s/ODEP/EfrzUJEwF6FIkD020hAfOG8BPic_osORDBQrXudrKNAQLg?e=daO80m
Domenick Grande
50:55
Jealous of Doug's beard game.
Mike Petrick
52:57
Here is the link to today's infographic:https://econsysinc.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/ODEP/EeD0uxr1j1lIkAZO7epo7i4BFdjWQyakaXsar7PlKJvMzg?e=cukQYF
Bill Robinson
55:36
Nice Infographic
Mike Petrick
55:58
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Sandy Jordan
56:14
Congratulations Doug! 32 years is impressive!
Margi Williams
01:02:50
Absolutely!
Ali Sayer
01:04:50
If you use Amazon/Kindle, Doug’s book is also available at: https://www.amazon.com/Twenty-Two-Cents-Hour-Disability-Subminimum-ebook-dp-B09H19Y8TQ/dp/B09H19Y8TQ/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1648667328
Mike Petrick
01:06:30
Reminder, if you missed it earlier - the link to the infographic is available here:https://econsysinc.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/ODEP/EeD0uxr1j1lIkAZO7epo7i4BFdjWQyakaXsar7PlKJvMzg?e=cukQYF
Lin Nibbelink
01:07:05
Beth THANK YOU for telling us that, we have not heard about this research base previously. Super happy to hear this!
Doug Crandell
01:08:02
Fidelity Scales are here: https://www.griffinhammis.com/what-we-do/improving-service-systems/
Madam-Lara Okunubi
01:09:45
How do you get trained for the DFS Administrator
Sandy Jordan
01:10:28
This is all our work! This is for all of us to figure out!
lori epik
01:11:22
This is an impressive compilation of information.
Randy Kiser
01:15:53
Would love to see funding in MD
Tammy Hofmeister
01:17:44
WI VR and LTS pay for Discovery in our Medicaid Waivers
Tammy Hofmeister
01:19:01
WI VR has technical specifications for Discovery. https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dvr/service-providers/tech-specs/ce.htm
Jaya Sawhney
01:21:47
That's so true.
Bill Robinson
01:22:03
@Tammy H thanks for sharing
Domenick Grande
01:22:04
Agreed Randy K
Mike Petrick
01:26:08
In case you missed the federal announcement from earlier, more information about the SWTCIE opportunity is available here: https://rsa.ed.gov/
Richard Davis
01:27:20
This is the Federal Register link for the SWTCIE announcement:https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/03/21/2022-05974/applications-for-new-awards-disability-innovation-fund-subminimum-wage-to-competitive-integrated
Doug Crandell
01:30:39
"Good law includes a commitment to transparency and an insistence that no person or entity with a conflict of interest should have influence on public policy decisions." Paul Romer
Christine Schultz
01:30:53
agree!
Debbie Gilmer
01:32:50
Such incredible work you both are doing! Thank you!
Allan Bergman
01:33:10
Thank you Doug for the "trip down memory lane" for someone who has been a staunch advocate for customized employment since working with Marc Gold on his bicycle brake assembly in 1980 and Mike Callahan in the early 90's and then with Cary Griffin and you. Beth's work on Fidelity is very much needed and will be helpful. Why are 1/2 of the VR agencies not held accountable for implementing a law that is nearly eight years old? Many VR Counselors have no knowledge or understanding of customized employment and not even the Presumption of Employability for all people that was added to the Rehab Act in 1992? We must also deal with the culture of stigma, labels and low expectations that continue in special education and medicine and adult providers. Fidelity helps but we have a lot of other heavy lifting to do.
Christine Schultz
01:33:38
We need something to encourage the employer to accept CE
Debbie Gilmer
01:33:42
Doug’s new book should be required reading for ask. It’s fabulous!
Margie Webb
01:33:52
I am from MN, we have developed our own fidelity standards for CE based upon the Essential Elements of Customized Employment for Universal Application. We require all providers who wish to accept VR funding to meet those standards. We accept any 40 hour ACRE approved training programs. I am part of the review panel, but I am continually getting GHA Certificates with staging records submitted that are half complete, maybe took 6 months to provide the service. The staging records maybe only do 2 interviews, 3 observations, put NA in the rest of the blanks. These job seekers are not getting quality CE services. How is GHA ensuring fidelity within training programs to let providers know they are not meeting standards outlined in the fidelity scales developed?
Cheyenne Serrano
01:36:05
this was great. thank you!
Sandy Jordan
01:36:16
Yes, Allan!
Mike Petrick
01:37:49
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Margie Webb
01:38:39
Thank you Beth! I just think it's something that may continue to happen with many trainings! That's we are pretty closely monitoring in MN,. We ask providers to continue to meet standards. Part of my role to sustain quality CE services in MN.
Randy Kiser
01:39:30
Thank you Beth and Doug, outstanding presentation!
Michael Leyva
01:40:30
Completely agree with Allan.
Jodi Merryman
01:41:50
Doug and his team have done a great job bringing all of their expertise and tools to RI!!
tracey cunningham martins
01:42:00
RI has some very dedicated providers and the most successful are as Doug is saying entirely involved top to bottom and up
Jay MacKay
01:42:06
Thank you Beth and Doug. We appreciate and value you both here in Rhode Island!
Debbie Gilmer
01:42:09
Thank you both! Outstanding!!
Christine Schultz
01:42:24
Thank you all
Karen Morgret
01:42:29
Thank you
Lisa DiDesiderio
01:42:32
Can we do this every week???
Michael Leyva
01:42:40
Thank you Beth and Doug. Excellent presentation!
Sandy Jordan
01:42:43
Thank you, Doug and Beth!
Karen Rohrbach
01:42:44
Thank you
Cheyenne Serrano
01:42:48
thankyo
Karen Davis
01:42:48
Thank you Doug Crandell and Beth!! Very informative.
Linda Rammler
01:42:49
Thank you!
Donna Saunders
01:42:59
Thanks
Dawn Creighton
01:43:04
This is great! So happy I found this group!
Lisa DiDesiderio
01:43:30
Thank you!
Allan Bergman
01:43:33
A great hour and information. Thank you both.
Karen Blumhorst
01:43:41
can you include chat links in the email of this presentation?
Marissa Taylor-James
01:43:43
see you guys thank you