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Developmental Disabilities Program
Work Groups - FY2016

Incident Management

Chair:  Connie Wethern, DDP Regional Manager
Outcome:  Recommendations to DDP on modifications to the incident management policy and rule.
Work Group Membership

Chris Kleinsasser QIS DDP   Kathleen Zeeck DDP Training and Information Systems Manager
Denise Frey QIS DDP   Karla Martin Easter Seals/Goodwill
Jodi McKay COR Enterprises   Diane Reidelbach Job Connection
Patricia Halcro Quality Life Concepts   Bill Hughes Ravalli Services Corporation
Sheila Thompson Opportunity Resources, Inc   Tracy Blaso Residential Support Services
Elsie O'Connor Case Manager DDP   Deb Lee Flathead Industries
Fran Sadowski/ Dani Solonar Missoula Developmental Service Corporation   Carmen Crum Research, Support and Development Inc.
Work Group Minutes

Discontinuation of Services Rule

Chair:  Shannon Merchen, DDP Regional Manager
Outcome: Recommendations to DDP on the Discontinuation of Services Rule and draft proposal of a handbook/guidelines to accompany the rule.
Work Group Membership

Joe Davidson QIS DDP   Amy Doss Case Manager DDP
Josh Kendrick Opportunity Resources, Inc   Jim Uecker Residential Support Services
Lynn Morley/ Donna Haggarty Quality Life Concepts   Sherry Taylor DEAP
Work Group Minutes

Special Services Population/Gerry Blasingame

Chair:  Laurel Gebo, DDP Regional Manager
Outcome:  Recommendations to DDP on potential services/service definitions, assessments, etc. that can be added to the 0208 waiver during an amendment.
Work Group Membership

Mauricetta Williams QIS DDP   Brenda Weston Case Manager DDP
Ken Brown Opportunity Resources, Inc.   Vickie Poynter Flathead Industries
Elizabeth Farnham Case Manager DDP   Lynn Morley/ Joel Purtle Quality Life Concepts
Virginia Lofstead Helena Industries Case Management      
Work Group Minutes

Individuals with High-Needs/Behaviors That Pose a Significant Risk (not including those with sex-offender risks)

Chair:  Connie Orr, DDP Crisis Team Supervisor
Outcome: Recommendation to DDP on the crisis team role.  Recommendations to DDP on potential crisis services to build into the waiver including out-of-home crisis supports. 

Work Group Membership

Susan Sherman Case Manager DDP   Pat Clark QIS DDP
Vickie Poynter Flathead Industries   Fran Sadowski Missoula Developmental Service Corporation
Marc Wethern Milk River Industries   Jim Uecker Residential Support Services
Mike Sadowski/Bill Hughes Ravalli Service Corporation   Ken Brown Opportunity Resources, Inc.
Nicole Edwards Helena Industries Case Management      
Work Group Minutes

PSP Workgroup

Chair: Loretta Lowe, DDP Case Manager Supervisor
Outcome:  Recommendations to DDP on current process, including assessments, data base, rule and policy/procedure manual.
Work Group Membership

Marie Amundson Case Management Supervisor, DDP   Lindsey Carter Regional Manager DDP
Adelia German QIS DDP   Patti Engebretsen Easter Seals/Goodwill Industries
  Waiver Children's Case Management      
Rose Brock Helena Industries Case Management Supervisor   Diane Reidelbach Job Connection Inc
Work Group Minutes