Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority

(LIDDA)

Welcome to LIDDA Training Opportunities!

The purpose of these trainings is to help guide the LIDDA in learning about their roles and responsibilities as outlined in 40 TAC, Chapter 2, Subchapter G and L

 


This is an optional course available to all LIDDA staff who are involved in permanency planning.

This course explores the history of permanency planning for children with intellectual developmental disabilities, guidelines for the role of the planner, exploring alternatives in engaging families and young adults, understanding of what permanency planning is, and understanding the significance and importance of proper planning. The presentation piece of the course is the recorded Permanency Planning Training live webinar held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

It is designed to give those who create/update permanency plans the information, tools and resources needed to help families achieve life as an alternative to facility life.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "Start Course" button below the course description.

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This is an optional course available to all persons in the Health and Human Services (HHS) system who are involved in service coordination.

This course explores coordination through five training modules: service planning and coordination, crisis prevention and intervention, monitoring, advocacy, and documentation. It is designed to give Coordinators the information, tools and resources needed to successfully serve people in a coordinator role.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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This is an optional course available to all persons in the HHS system who are involved in developing personal outcomes as part of a person-centered plan.

Topics include the value of discovery information to the development of personal outcomes and exploration of how the outcomes and pertinent information in the person-centered plan form the critical links to the development of short-termed objectives in the service provider’s implementation plan.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the button below and follow the instructions below the Welcome and course description.

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Welcome to the FY23 Community First Choice in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations

The 2022 course is no longer available for enrollment, but you can still access your FY22 issued Certificate from your Dashboard.

This training discusses Community First Choice  as it applies to individuals receiving CFC services in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations. Topics in this training include CFC as it applies to individuals who are not enrolled in an IDD waiver program, CFC services, necessary assessments and documentation to facilitate the review and authorization for CFC services, and the LIDDA's responsibilities and processes for CFC services in an MCO. This training is required for LIDDA staff and service coordinators who facilitate non-wavier CFC services and processes and includes a quiz with a minimum required score.

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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This course is no longer available for student training.

Please, use the one with the FY 2023 designation:

Community First Choice in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations FY 2023

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This training discusses Community First Choice  as it applies to individuals receiving CFC services in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations. Topics in this training include CFC as it applies to individuals who are not enrolled in an IDD waiver program, CFC services, necessary assessments and documentation to facilitate the review and authorization for CFC services, and the LIDDA's responsibilities and processes for CFC services in an MCO. This training is required for LIDDA staff and service coordinators who facilitate non-wavier CFC services and processes and includes a quiz with a minimum required score.

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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Welcome to the FY23 Community First Choice in the HCS and TxHmL Programs

The 2022 course is no longer available for enrollment, but you can still access your FY22 issued Certificate from your Dashboard.

This training is mandatory for all HCS and TxHmL service coordinators and includes a quiz with a minimum required score.

This training discusses Community First Choice as it applies to individuals receiving services through the HCS and TxHmL waiver programs. Topics in this training include CFC services, provider qualifications, eligible living environments, individual plan of care renewal, and other important CFC service coordination topics such as transportation, financial management services and monitoring. 

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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This course is no longer available for student training.

Please, use the one with the FY 2023 designation:

Community First Choice in the HCS and TxHmL Programs FY 2023

(Click here to open the FY 2023 course)

This training is mandatory for all HCS and TxHmL service coordinators and includes a quiz with a minimum required score.

This training discusses Community First Choice as it applies to individuals receiving services through the HCS and TxHmL waiver programs. Topics in this training include CFC services, provider qualifications, eligible living environments, individual plan of care renewal, and other important CFC service coordination topics such as transportation, financial management services and monitoring. 

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the course title and then select the "enroll me" button below the course description.

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Welcome to the FY23 HCS/TxHmL CFC PAS/HAB Assessment Form 8510

The 2022 course is no longer available for enrollment, but you can still access your FY22 issued Certificate from your Dashboard.

This will be a required annual training over the Community First Community (CFC) Personal Assistance Services (PAS)/ Habilitation (HAB) assessment Form 8510 for the HCS/TxHmL service coordinators. The CFC training will cover the purpose of Form 8510, how to complete it, and when to prepare or update the CFC PAS/HAB Assessment along with a competency test. The IDD Services and the Utilization Review departments requests this training to assist service coordinators in how to complete the form correctly.

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the button below and then please scroll to the bottom and look for the ‘Enroll me’ button.

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This course is no longer available for student training.

Please, use the one with the FY 2023 designation:

HCS/TxHmL CFC PAS/HAB Assessment Form 8510 FY 2023

(Click here to open the FY 2023 course)

This will be a required annual training over the Community First Community (CFC) Personal Assistance Services (PAS)/ Habilitation (HAB) assessment Form 8510 for the HCS/TxHmL service coordinators. The CFC training will cover the purpose of Form 8510, how to complete it, and when to prepare or update the CFC PAS/HAB Assessment along with a competency test. The IDD Services and the Utilization Review departments requests this training to assist service coordinators in how to complete the form correctly.

If you have questions about this course or need assistance, please email LIDDAServiceCoordination@hhsc.state.tx.us

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the button below and then please scroll to the bottom and look for the ‘Enroll me’ button.

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Welcome to the FY23 Waiver Enrollment Training

The 2022 course is no longer available for enrollment, but you can still access your FY22 issued Certificate from your Dashboard.

This training is designed to give HCS / TxHmL Enrollment Specialist the information, tools, and resources needed to successfully complete the HCS enrollment process, which must be completed for all people seeking enrollment into the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) programs.

As required by Performance Contract, all enrollment staff at a local intellectual and developmental disability authority must complete training for waiver program enrollments before performing enrollment activities and at least annually thereafter for as long as the staff performs enrollment activities for the LIDDA. 

Upon successful completion of this module, you will earn a certificate of completion and (if applicable) continuing education credit.

To take this course, please click on the button below and then please scroll to the bottom and look for the ‘Enroll me’ button.

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