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05.21.15 Don't Miss the Remaining Live DDD System Reform Webinars!
There are still two dates available for each of the DDD System Reform live webinars. To register, click on the title of the webinar you wish to attend, below. There are four different dates available for each of the two webinars.
When registering, please be sure to select the date you wish to attend from the dropdown menu/box at the top of the webinar registration page.
(A) DDD’s System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Entering DDD Services
Students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and school personnel
Dates and Times Available:
• Friday, June 5, 2015 – 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
• Monday, July 13, 2015 – 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
(B) DDD’s System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Who Is Currently Receiving DDD Services
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have already been receiving DDD-funded services, their families, and service providers
Dates and Times Available:
• Wednesday, June 17, 2015 – 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
• Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
05.19.15 Quality Improvement Survey Deadline is May 22
In collaboration with The Boggs Center, the Division recently conducted a series of stakeholder focus groups to solicit feedback regarding quality improvement of Division-funded services and service delivery. In an effort to hear from more people and prioritize our efforts, we encourage stakeholders to complete the online DDD Quality Improvement Strategy Stakeholder Survey by the deadline date of Friday, May 22, 2015.
05.18.15 2015 Graduates Timeline
The 2015 Graduates Aging Out of the School System Timeline provides an overview for young adults who will exhaust their educational entitlement by turning 21 years of age within the 2014-15 school year, and who wish to pursue Division-funded services.
05.18.15 DDD Provider Database Link Temporarily Removed
The link to the recently-launched DDD Provider Database has been temporarily removed so that the Division can work to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information available.
05.07.15 Draft Supports Program Policies & Procedures Manual Released
Following preliminary stakeholder feedback, we are pleased to release this new draft Supports Program Policies and Procedures Manual. Additional stakeholder input will be accepted through Tuesday, May 26, 2015 and can be forwarded to the Supports Program Help Desk at DDD.SuppProgHelpdesk@dhs.state.nj.us.
05.07.15 New Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule Released
Following a comprehensive rate-setting process and follow-up input from all stakeholder groups, we are pleased to release the new Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule: Quick Reference Guide.
04.10.15 Division to Assess / Re-Assess all Individuals Served
To ensure that the Division has the most up-to-date and accurate information for individuals served, everyone who is currently eligible for Division-funded services (except for those individuals assessed since November 1, 2014) will be assessed/re-assessed through the NJ Comprehensive Assessment Tool (NJ CAT). The assessment/re-assessment process will begin in April, 2015 and occur in phases over the next several months.
To assist individuals, families and providers in better understanding the NJ CAT assessment, the Division has released a pre-recorded webinar, Completing the NJ CAT.