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ODP announcement 19-004

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The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has announced the schedule for upcoming Quality Management (QM) Certification classes. The ODP QM Certification Program enhances the QM knowledge and skills of ODP staff and stakeholders throughout the service delivery system. ODP recognizes that providing opportunities to join together to become ODP QM Certified will improve our system’s expertise and capacity to move forward in partnership and collaboration.

With the implementation of the QA&I Process in July 2017, each AE is expected to have one staff person who is ODP QM Certified on its Provider Review Team. To meet this demand, ODP is offering four classes in the Spring of 2019. These classes are located throughout the Commonwealth to make them more accessible.

ODP Announcement 19-004 provides the application requirements and process to register for the classes.

ODP’s Spring 2019 QM Certification Class Sessions:

Southeast PA – Chester County
Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382
March 13 and 14
Deadline to complete the Application Process: February 15, 2019

Central PA – Cambria County
Ebensburg State Center, 4501 Admiral Peary Highway, Ebensburg, PA 15931
April 3 and 4
Deadline to complete the Application Process: March 8, 2019

Western PA – Allegheny County
Monroeville Training Lab, Penn Center East, 400 Penn Center Blvd Bldg. 4, Suite 741, Pittsburgh, PA 15235
May 1 and 2
Deadline to complete the Application Process: April 5, 2019

Central PA – Cumberland County
Child Welfare Resource Center, 403 Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
May 22 and 23
Deadline to complete the application process: April 26, 2019

Fall 2019 classes will be announced mid-summer. Staff should regularly visit the Quality Management section of the MyODP website to stay informed. As ODP’s Quality Strategy is updated, waivers are renewed, and regulations are implemented, information will be posted to MyODP.

Questions about the Quality Management Strategy, the ODP QM Certification program, or other questions related to quality management, can be sent to the ODP QM Mailbox.