Extended Instructor Update timeline:  The date for which the SCIP-R Instructor Trainers and Instructors must receive the Instructor update has been extended to March 31, 2023 (previously December 31, 2022) to remain certified as Instructors.  The full memo is included below for reference.  OPWDD is currently supporting the implementation...

CP State, along with MHA, NYAPRS will host a summit on Collaborating to Improve the Lives of People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities and Co-existing Mental Conditions on November 30, 9-3, in the NYS Capitol Room. Featured Speakers include: OMH Commissioner Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D ...

If you missed the exciting and informative sessions at the 2021 CP Annual Conference, you can catch up here! Please note: Due to the nature of some subjects, we are not able to make every presentation available.  NYS Medicaid Program Update An update on the NYS Medicaid program...

The NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities issued the following Administrative Directive Memoranda (ADM), actions proposed and actions taken. OPWDD seeks comments on the draft IB Services and draft revised IDGS ADM. Intensive Behavior (IB) Services – comments sought on draft ADM OPWDD is considering changes to...

The following letter was sent by OPWDD Deputy Commissioner Leslie Fuld to providers late Sunday, Jan. 31: Dear Providers, As you are aware, the Federal Government has made a commitment to increase the supply of COVID-19 vaccine to states for a minimum of three weeks. We are...

President & CEO Susan Constantino and Executive Director Mike Alvaro will close out this year's virtual conference with messages of appreciation for our Affiliates and their staff. And, of course, there will be giveaways!  Prizes will be raffled off throughout the closing session. All you need to do...