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DirectCourse is trusted training built on the latest industry-leading research. In our eCatalog, you can find all of our courses and the curriculum we use to keep your staff and your organization at their best.
We work to continuously update and refresh our courses, and have recently added some new content that is not reflected in the eCatalog below.
This lesson helps the learner develop an awareness of his or her own culture through a series of reflections. The learner answers questions about his or her own background. Then, she or he compares these responses to those of people from various backgrounds.
This lesson provides information about how to work with a case manager. A case manager can assess your need for self-directed supports. You will learn about state rules and regulations that affect access to self-directed supports. You will learn about government based support to a person with a disability. This includes self-directed support options through Medicaid and Medicare. You will learn about how different agencies determine eligibility for services. You will also learn about reassessment if you are found not to be eligible for services.
This lesson provides information about how to put participant-directed supports into action. It presents basic information on this step-by-step process. It explains how to begin the process. It also offers ideas on how to continue in the process successfully.
In this lesson you will learn about the assessment process in participant-directed supports. You will learn about state rules and regulations that affect access to these supports. You will learn about government assistance to a person with support needs. You will learn about eligibility for services. You will also learn about the right to appeal if you are found not to be eligible for services.
In this lesson you will learn about personal assets. This can include your gifts and talents. It can also include your life experiences. You will learn how to identify who is in your personal networks. You will learn about what supports and items may be paid for through participant-directed services. You will also learn about the role of a support broker.
This lesson will cover the basics of how to design your plan for participant-directed services. It will include how to identify goals. It will cover how to use goals from your person-centered planning process. It will cover how to use support methods from step two of this process for identifying resources. It will address how to put supports and services into action. It will also cover how to gather and use input from your support team.
This lesson will go into more depth about how to organize and coordinate the supports you need. It will address how to make sure supports meet your everyday needs. It will also go into detail about the role of the support broker. This includes the support broker’s role as a liaison between the person and financial management services.
This lesson will address flexibility in using your supports. Participant-directed services can be used in a way that best fits your current situation. It will address what it means for you to have creativity and choice your over supports. It will cover how to use self-determination and person-centered planning to direct and manage your supports. It will also address your responsibility to oversee your supports and their delivery. This includes how you use your funding within state guidelines. It includes using the supports in your plan. It also includes making a report to your support team if problems occur.