Professionals (WNYI)

Overview

Professionals (WNYI)

The mission of the WNY Institute is to provide the highest quality education, skill development and information services to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities and the performance of organizations supporting them.

For more information, please visit: wnytraininginstitute.org

Related Events

  • 30Mar

    Talking with Your Child about Their Disability

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Learning Disabilities,Professionals (WNYI) 

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12–1 pm

    REACH for Transition: Resources for Employment, Access, Community Living & Hope presents: "Talking With your Child About Their Disability"

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  • 5Apr

    MSC Cultural Competency

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    What is Cultural Competence? This OPWDD's approved curriculum will provide Medicaid Service Coordinators and Habilitation providers with an understanding of cultural competence as it relates to working with the individuals they serve. MSC’s will gain knowledge on why cultural competence is important to the provision of services, strategies on how to become more culturally competent and how to put it into practice.

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  • 6Apr

    Monthly Notes for MSC's

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    Monthly Notes: Participants will learn the reasons why MSC Monthly notes are so important while also learning the minimum standards for quality and billing.  This workshop will answer frequently asked questions and provide tips and examples of high quality MSC monthly notes.  This workshop is for MSCs who are just learning the minimum standards as well as those who want to write more effective, high quality notes.

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  • 20Apr

    Transition for MSC's

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, April 20, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    Transition for MSC's:  In this workshop participants will learn about the special education system's responsibilities with respect to preparing students who have disabilities for adult living, as well as the role of the MSC in identifying and accessing appropriate adult services for the young person leaving school.

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  • 25May

    Parent Perspectives

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    In this workshop you will learn about the variety of roles parents must take on in support of their child with a disability, the role of the MSC in working with families and strategies to build rapport with the families you serve. You will also learn why families do the things they do and ways to help them be effective advocates for their child.

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  • 8Jun

    MSC Informed Choice

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    Informed Choice: Service Coordinators play a critical role in helping individuals with developmental disabilities make informed choices about services.  In this workshop participants will learn how to help individuals make the best decisions based upon all available information.

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  • 15Jun

    Home and Community Based Services Waiver

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    This course is an introduction to the home and community based services (HCBS) waiver.

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  • 6Jul

    Person Centered Outcomes

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, July 6, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    Person Centered Planning is the process of identifying what is truly important to the individual and developing a unique plan to help that individual reach his or her personal goals. This course will teach the Hallmarks and tools to develop meaningful and effective Person Centered Plans  for the individual you serve.

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  • 13Jul

    MSC Core

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    MSC CORE: NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) mandated training for new Service Coordinators.

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  • 10Aug

    Benefits for Persons with DD in NYS

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    Learn about benefits available for persons with developmental disabilities in New York States.

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