— DADS announced supported employment training webinars from the University of Montana. To join the Montana Transition Listserv, go to the Transition and Employment Projects page and enter your email address.
- January 14th, 2-3:30 (CST)
Systematic Instruction and Job Coaching–Part One
- February 17th, 5:30-6:30 (CST)
Group discussion of how using the strategies taught in the workshop is playing out in participant’s work. Register for this on the Montana Professional Development Portal(Course ID# 3393).
- February 18th, 2-3:30 (CST)
Systematic Instruction and Job Coaching–Part Two
- March 18th, 2-3:30 (CST)
Planning Your Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care
- May 13th, 2-3:30 (CST)
Self-Management Strategies for People to Live and Work Independently
— DADS will hold a Culture Change webinar on Thursday, January 30, 2014, from 2-3:45 p.m. You may register here. For accommodation requests, please contact Mary Valente at email@example.com at least seven working days prior to the event.
— DADS will host a Quarterly Technical Assistance webinar for FMSAs on Friday, January 31, 2014, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. You may register here.
— An updated MDS 3.0 RAI Manual V1.11 can be found in the document titled “RAI Manual V1.11 October 2013 Changes, Corrected on 1/8/2014” at the document library.
— Proposed amendments to §19.2322, Medicaid Bed Allocation Requirements, and new §19.345, Small House and Household Facility Requirements, in Chapter 19, Nursing Facility Requirements for Licensure and Medicaid Certification.
— DADS issued an influenza health alert on December 20, 2013. Other resources:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Seasonal Flu page
- Texas Department of State Health Services
- Department of Aging and Disability Services — Texas Quality Matters