The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to providing FREE training that improves the lives of participants of Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers. Please use as many training resources as you see fit.
This e-learning course is designed for people with disabilities, and their families. Course modules are designed for four separate audiences to assist them to meaningfully participate in service planning. The modules are self-paced and may be used individually or shown in group settings, such as classrooms, advocacy groups, or trainings.
Video from DDD - How self-direction is different than traditional services. Includes the history, what to expect, and tools for self-direction.
Video from PTI Nebraska - What parents, students, and Service Coordinators need to know about the transition period.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities are focused on a Person-Centered Planning (PCP) initiative to reinvigorate person-centered supports for all Nebraska's HCBS Waivers.
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Providers must have training on Abuse and Neglect. Free training is available:
Habilitation programs must be written for habilitative services. Providers are required to know how to write and run programs. The following free training is available:
DDD uses the ICAP assessment tool to determine funding amount for participants of Medicaid HCBS DD Waiver Services. Training is directed toward DD providers, but may be used by anyone interested in learning about the objective assessment process.
The Therap Training Academy offers many training opportunities. Enrolling in the training academy is free. Therap is important to the services we provide, so it is important to learn about. The Therap training account is separate from your Therap login.